WILD CARE EXPANSION PROJECT


Celebrating 31 Years of Service

OUR MISSION

Since Wild Care’s founding in 1993, our mission has been to treat orphaned, injured or ill wildlife through professional Wildlife Rehabilitation; to reduce the numbers of animals impacted by human activity through Educational Outreach; and to help protect native Cape Cod and Southeastern Massachusetts species and ecosystems through Advocacy and Conservation.

As we look forward to the next 30 years, we remain dedicated to providing quality care for the many animals that come through our doors. We’ve grown so much since our beginning in 1993. This important project will benefit wildlife by allowing us to work in a more efficient way, as well as the community by creating a better understanding of the animals that are so vital to the environment we share.

GOALS

Create a new Cleanliness Room. The new Cleanliness Room will provide a well-functioning designated room to sanitize and disinfect linens, dishes, and animal enclosures. The existing Clinic Kitchen (shown here) will then function for patient food prep only.

 

Create a new Education Center for Animal Admissions. The new Education Center and Animal Admissions will provide a warm and welcoming area along with an educational experience for persons bringing in animal patients. The existing lobby (shown here) will be used as additional clinic space for animals in need of lifesaving care.

DESIGN

Wild Care Expansion 1

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SV Design designed a freestanding Cape Cod shingle-style structure that will be home to Wild Care’s new education center. An additional room will have lofted storage and will provide a dedicated space to wash and sanitize necessities for animal patients of the clinic. Decks with ADA compliant ramps connect the new building to the main building and barn that house animals and treatment rooms. In response to the flood zone, SV Design elevated the building on piers. The new education center will be a vibrant refreshing space that will provide an educational experience for persons dropping off patients.

www.svdesign.com

HOW TO HELP

DONATE

Help Wild Care continue our 31-year legacy of service to Cape Cod and Southeastern Massachusetts wildlife by making a donation toward this important expansion project.

Mail Checks to: Wild Care, 10 Smith Lane, Eastham, MA 02642

NAMING Opportunities

Contact Executive Director Stephanie Ellis for more information about naming opportunities for major donors.

You can contact Stephanie at [email protected] or 508-240-2255.

$100,000
Education Center & Animal Admissions

Reception area where people drop off sick, injured and orphaned animals and receive an educational experience.

$75,000
“Bird Walk” Deck

Provides connectivity, and easier access to our buildings for staff, and opportunity for small outdoor educational programs held on our deck.

$50,000
Cleanliness Room

Designated space to provide animals with safe, sanitized habitats, linens, and food dishes. Also a work-friendly space for staff and volunteers

$15,000
Accessibility Ramp

Generously funded by Rachel Perkel, Shawn Becker & Bertram Perkel, in loving memory of Marla S. Perkel

An all-inclusive environment, accessible ramp for all abilities

$8,000
Welcome Sign

Generously funded in loving memory of
Silvana and Joseph Plazonja


Wild Care’s hanging welcome sign for the front of the Education Center

TIMELINE & COST

Anticipated timeline, and estimated costs

2023 – 2024

2023 – November

BREAK GROUND!

2024 – January

BUILD!

Begin Phase I: Create new Cleanliness Room
Begin Phase II: Education Center addition

2024 – May/June

CELEBRATE!

Anticipated Completion of Project

Total Estimated Project Cost: $757,000

Additional $250,000 needed to reach our goal

Recent price increases in material and labor costs since our previous fundraising effort have made it necessary for us to raise additional funds to complete the expansion project we so desperately need to meet the needs of the more than 1,800 animal patients we treat in our clinic every year.

Please join the individual donors, businesses, and foundations who have made contributions towards this important project. 

Thank you to all who have already contributed!

SPECIAL THANKS TO

Want to download and print our beautiful full color brochure with all of the exciting Wild Care Expansion project details? Please do!

Rescue

Rehabilitate

Release

Educate

 
 

If you find an animal in
distress, please call us at:

508-240-2255

Our helpline and our facility
are open EVERY DAY from
9:00 am – 5:00 pm.
We are located at the
Orleans rotary (on the Eastham side).

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DID YOU KNOW??

Wild Care has a state-of-the-art seabird therapy pool, which allows seabirds and waterfowl to exercise on running water. This will help our bird friends recover more quickly so they can get back to their watery habitats!