MickaCoo Pigeon & Dove Rescue

MickaCoo Pigeon & Dove Rescue saves homeless domestic (unreleasable) pigeons and doves in seven counties of the San Francisco Bay Area from being killed in animal shelters by providing veterinary care, foster, forever homes as well as community outreach and humane education to address the hidden-in-plain-sight plight of these smart, loyal and under-served birds. MickaCoo fills a deadly gap in the animal welfare community by saving the lives of doves and pigeons that would otherwise be killed for lack of adopters. We're volunteer-powered, donation supported and culture changing! We are increasing compassion and reducing cruelty. By providing avian vet care, foster and forever homes, we've...

MickaCoo Pigeon & Dove Rescue
Community Initiatives: MickaCoo
354 Pine Street #700
San Francisco, CA 94104
United States
(415) 420-7204
http://www.PigeonRescue.org

Founding Director

Elizabeth Young

Board of Directors

Elizabeth M Young, Clare M Prichard, Cheryl L Dickinson

Project Leaders

Elizabeth Young

Mission

MickaCoo Pigeon & Dove Rescue saves homeless domestic (unreleasable) pigeons and doves in seven counties of the San Francisco Bay Area from being killed in animal shelters by providing veterinary care, foster, forever homes as well as community outreach and humane education to address the hidden-in-plain-sight plight of these smart, loyal and under-served birds. MickaCoo fills a deadly gap in the animal welfare community by saving the lives of doves and pigeons that would otherwise be killed for lack of adopters. We're volunteer-powered, donation supported and culture changing! We are increasing compassion and reducing cruelty. By providing avian vet care, foster and forever homes, we've saved more than 600 birds' lives since 2007. Join us! www.PigeonRescue.org

Programs

Avian vet care for injured or ill birds facing death in shelters, abandoned at veterinary offices, surrendered and fostered. Our avian vet expenses currently average $2K/month. High quality, in-home/aviary foster care for rescued birds(foster caseload ~105 at any time). Adopter recruitment, development, qualification, placement and support. Providing care consultation and retention assistance. Outreach, public relations (via websites, TV and radio interviews, newspaper and blog articles, social media, hosted and attended events, etc.) to highlight the plight of homeless birds and 'adopt rather than buy/breed' message. Please see MickaCoo in the News (http://www.pigeonrescue.org/about/coo-in-the-news/). Humane Education presentations in partner shelters, schools, programs, etc.

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Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2011: $25,000
  • Maximum Annual Budget: $25,000
  • Other funding sources: Individual donors, fundraising events, fees for service,
  • Religious Affiliation: none

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