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SACRED FRIENDS INC. HAS T-SHIRTS! We will be selling T-shirts to help raise money for the wildlife. Baby season will be here soon and we need to make sure we are ready. Our goal is to sell 50 shirts before Feb 15th. Each shirt is $20 and has our new logo. Buy yours today by clicking the link below!
http://www.booster.com/sacredfriendsrehab

Sacred Friends Inc. Wildlife Rehabilitation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization; We do not charge for our services. The wild animals we rescue do not have owners to pay for their care, nor is there any state, federal, or local funding for this service. We are completely dependent on donations to pay for needed food, housing, and medication. Everything a wildlife rehabilitator does is paid completely out of their own pocket. Please help us help these animals!

We strongly advocate coexistence with wildlife and work to educate and assist the community in understanding the nature of wildlife conflicts so that humane solutions can be utilized. The majority of wildlife conflicts can be resolved by addressing the cause -- what is bringing in the wildlife? We strongly discourage trapping and relocation. Studies have shown that both methods are ineffective in addressing problems on a long-term basis, and may even result in higher wildlife populations. We teach the importance of preserving native wildlife species.

Our Mission: The purpose of Sacred Friends INC is to: (1) through “The Hawks Nest” program teach how to live with Native Wildlife, how to work with the environment rather than against it by the use of educational (non releasable) animals. (2)  Through “Seven Feathers” (Restaurant & Store) teach Native American Culture through food (meals), crafts, dance, & music and (3) through “Sacred Friend Wildlife Rehabilitation” provide care for sick, injured & orphaned wildlife.  The corporation will teach about the connection between Native Americans and Wildlife.

▼ Latest News from Sacred Friends!

Girl Scout Project Brochure
We were lucky enough to have a girl scout create a brochure for a rescued baby Robin. The author learned how rehabilitators rescued birds and she decided to teach people about little birds during fledling season. Download the brochure by clicking here.

Sacred Friends would like to thank all of the wonderful donations that were given for our Wildlife Conference. Click here to see who helped!

Our new schedule of event has been updated, check out where you can visit us in 2015. Click here.

▲ Conversations with an Eagle ▲
This eagle who came into care after being tossed about by the draft of a large truck is very chatty. Some say he is expressing his gratitude while others suggest that he is bossing us around... What do you think?

Take a look at our other RESCUES, click here.

Volunteer of the Month:
Mark W.
Mark has proven to be a great volunteer with Sacred Friends. He has done transports, built enclosures, and donated fish.

2015 Releases total: 4
Red tail Hawks: 3
Red Shoulder Hawk: 1
Picture: Jonathan Scheetz releasing a female red tail hawk on 1-25-2015

▼ Red-shouldered Hawk physical therapy session 2-13-2013!
click here to learn more about our corporate sponsors.

Click here to learn more how you can help us by volunteering. Also sign up below for out Volunteer Newsletter.

March Volunteer Meeting
Event: March 11 2015
Time: 6pm

Location: 810 Wingfield Ave Chesapeake VA 23325
757-681-0431
Notes: Bring your calendars and something green to share for snack.
**PLEASE RSVP ASAP ***

 
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