Rescue Unwanted and Abandoned Companion Birds

Dec 22, 2011

Help Rico (and Others) This Holiday Season!

Rico and his pal Max
Rico and his pal Max

Rico is the greenwing macaw at the left of the first picture.  Rico has Papilloma, a disease which caused him to have extensive surgery to remove a mass from his mouth earlier this month - and may necessitate additional surgery in his trachea and vent areas.  Needless to say, this surgery has been and will be expensive (over $1000 so far). Would you consider helping us earn a grant to pay for it?

Mickaboo is in a competition to earn a $1500 Global Giving grant to help pay for this surgery.  We are close to earning that grant, and need your help.  The grant rewards nonprofits with the most donors giving a "tribute card" in honor of someone else; the tribute card donation can be as little as $10!  We need just 15 more people to earn it!  Tribute card donations must be made by 9 pm PT on December 31, 2011 to be eligible for this contest.

Think of it - your $10 tax-deductible donation can turn into $1500 for Rico and Mickaboo! 

Of course, the more traditional donation will also be welcome and much appreciated. 

Thanks to the many who have already contributed toward Rico's care and are helping us in the tribute card contest.  Thanks to EVERYONE for your generosity, and enabling Mickaboo to continue its mission on behalf of our feathered friends!  Happy Holidays to you and yours!

Rico and his parront
Rico and his parront



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Project Leader

Pamela Lee

San Jose, California United States

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Map of Rescue Unwanted and Abandoned Companion Birds