WILD CARE EXPANSION PROJECT
Celebrating 30 Years of Service
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.
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 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 will be used as additional clinic space for animals in need of lifesaving care.
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.
HOW TO HELP
Help Wild Care continue our 30-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
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
TIMELINE & COST
Anticipated timeline, and estimated costs
2023 – 2024
Begin Phase I: Create new Cleanliness Room
Begin Phase II: Education Center addition
Anticipated Completion of Project
Total Estimated Project Cost: $621,786
Additional $150,000 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
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Find out in the Fall 2023 Wildlife Rehabilitators’ Association of Massachusetts (WRAM) Newsletter. This article by Wild Care’s Executive Director Stephanie Ellis gives you all the facts about this amazing marsupial.Read “Why WildlifREAD ALL NEWS
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!