Animals

Appalachian Wildlife Refuge

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WHAT THEY DO: Rescue. Rehab. Release. Relate. That’s the mission of Appalachian Wild, a nonprofit founded in 2014 to provide care for injured and orphaned native wildlife, support the wildlife rehabilitation network and provide conservation education to the community. Serving nearly 2,000 mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians in peril each year from counties through- out WNC, Appalachian Wild provides a vital service to the community. If you find orphaned or injured wildlife in need of help, call the Emergency Wildlife Hotline at 828-633-6364, ext. 1, or send an email to wildlife@ appalachianwild.org. Supporting Appalachian Wild helps save wild lives!

$ 2535 raised so far.

$1140 matched so far.

Asheville Humane Society

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WHAT THEY DO: We’re about hope, not heartache. As Buncombe County’s critical safety net since 1984, we are always here to save and protect every animal. We have mastered the art of saving lives within our walls, and now we are going even further, helping our community’s pets and their people thrive together. We are going beyond a no-kill community to ensure that each animal has the quality of life they deserve – a life worth living.

$ 1460 raised so far.

$1035 matched so far.

Brother Wolf Animal Rescue

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WHAT THEY DO: Brother Wolf Animal Rescue works throughout Western North Carolina to positively impact the lives of thousands of companion animals each year through adoption, spaying and neutering, rural shelter partnerships, fostering, community cats and more. Together, we save lives.

$ 1235 raised so far.

$805 matched so far.

Friends of the WNC Nature Center

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WHAT THEY DO: The WNC Nature Center connects people of all ages with the native plants and animals of the Southern Appalachians. The wild animals that call the Nature Center home have unique stories. Most have been imprinted or permanently injured. Others are endangered and part of a Species Survival Plan. Your donation to the Friends supports the animal habitats, education programs and conservation initiatives of the WNC Nature Center.

$ 2760 raised so far.

$3310 matched so far.

Friends2Ferals

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WHAT THEY DO: Providing a long-term solution to feline overpopulation in Buncombe, Henderson and Madison counties through a consistent trap-neuter-return program and low- or no-cost spay-neuter surgery at Humane Alliance. In the 13 years since its founding, Friends2Ferals/HSBC has returned about 14,000 cats to responsible care with a rabies certificate designating the person responsible for renewing the shots. Friends2Ferals/HSBC provides an FVRCP vaccine, and cats are treated for parasites and minor wounds.

$ 1065 raised so far.

$625 matched so far.

Full Moon Farm

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WHAT THEY DO: Full Moon Farm provides a forever, safe haven for animals that cannot be placed into homes. Our rescued wolfdogs come from animal control agencies, closed breeding situations and owners in crisis. Our goal is to enrich the lives of the residents, allowing them to reach their highest potential.

$ 2020 raised so far.

$1200 matched so far.

Wild for Life

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WHAT THEY DO: Wild for Life inspires and engages the WNC community about the intrinsic value of and our connection with wildlife and wild places around us through avian rehabilitation and environmental education. Our focus is on birds of prey and adult songbirds, and we have state and federal licenses that permit us to care for and release injured native animals. Also requiring licensing, WFL maintains educational non-releasable raptors for educational programs that stimulate and engage our neighbors.

$ 595 raised so far.

$455 matched so far.