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Valentines for Your Sweetheart? Adopt a Raptor from the Florida Wildlife Hospital

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The Florida Wildlife Hospital treats over 5,000 native animals each year.  Their dedicated staff, often working with limited resources work wonders in treating and rehabilitating birds, turtles, squirrels and so much more.  Their Ambassador animals educate the public and their volunteers give hundreds of hours to helping these sick and injured animals. 

How can you help?  Get involved!  Donate money or supplies.  Volunteer.  Adopt a raptor for your Valentine!  What a unique and heartfelt gift for your special someone who doesn't really need flowers or candy.  For a mere $20-$35 you can adopt a barn owl, barred owl, screech owl, kestrel, tortoise or snake!  Find out more

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Sue and Kona, a barred owl visit WFIT.

PURPOSE 
 
The Florida Wildlife Hospital & Sanctuary is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to Florida's wildlife in need. 

 
 

 MISSION 
 
Our Mission is to aid injured, sick, and orphaned native Florida wildlife and migratory birds and return them to their place in the ecosystem. 

 
 


 
 

  DAILY OPERATION 
 
The Florida Wildlife Hospital and Sanctuary is open 365 days a year to admit wildlife patients. We see many declining species that are of special concern, including the sandhill crane, the gopher tortoise, and the osprey. 

 
 


 
 

 ACCOUNTABILITY 
 
We care for almost 5,000 patients per year. 

 
 

 
 

 FUNDING 
 

Although we are licensed by state and federal government agencies, we receive no funding from them. We operate only on donations from membership dues, local companies, and grants. Your support is extremely important to the Florida Wildlife Hospital and to the continued care of Florida's treasure--our wildlife.

A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION FOR THE FLORIDA WILDLIFE HOSPITAL, A FLORIDA-BASED NONPROFIT CORPORATION (REGISTRATION NUMBER: SC08287), MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL FREE 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE OR VISITING THEIR WEBSITE HERE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.

 

 
 


 
 

 MEMBERSHIP 
 
There are two ways to become a member. You can print and mail a membership form with your check or fill out our Online Form and pay through PayPal. Members support the operational costs of running our wildlife center. Individual memberships start at $20.00. You will receive our quarterly newsletter with progress reports, interesting animals cases and local environment news. By supplying your e-mail address, you will also receive important e-mail updates. Florida Wildlife Hospital cannot exist without the generosity of our community and continuing support from our members. 

 
 


 
 

 HOW YOU CAN HELP 
 
There are many ways you can support our efforts to care for injured and orphaned wildlife.You can become a member, donate items from our WISH LIST, help out as a Volunteer, sponsor an Educational program for a classroom or civic group, and attend our fundraising Events. Tell your friends, relatives, neighbors, and co-workers about Florida Wildlife Hospital!

Terri Wright has held the position of General Manager at WFIT since 1998.