Lia, an African Grey with continual surgical needs
Our Fall edition of Mickaboo's newsletter features useful information and news about the birds and events you help support. Read stories about our rescue activities, information to help you care for your birds, and MORE!
And, we have a rare matching gift opportunity! For the 24-hour period starting Oct 16, 9:01 pm Pacific Time (a minute past midnight Eastern Time on October 17), GlobalGiving will match your online donations at 30%, up to $1,000 per donor per project, until Global Giving has given away $50,000 of matching funds for all of its projects. Go to Mickaboo's Global Giving page to take advantage of this opportunity.
Your donations help birds in our care like Lia, a Congo African Grey (pictured). Lia is a lovable female, in her teens (in bird years) who says phrases like “Hello my Lovely”, “I love you” or just a sweet “hello”. Lia was surrendered to a shelter by her former family because the family could not afford her veterinary bills. Lia's vent is severely damaged after long-term prolapse issues. The shelter in turn gave Lia to Mickaboo for help - most shelters are unequipped to deal with the specialized (and expensive) medical help that birds need. Lia has had three surgical procedures during the two months she's been with Mickaboo so far, incurring thousands of dollars in veterinary costs.
Would you consider taking advantage of this matching gift opportunity and help pay the vet bills for Lia and many other birds like her?
P.S. Your gift may *also* be eligible for matching by your employer! Send any matching gift forms to Global Giving for processing.