Help Us Help Native Ohio Wildlife

Your donation goes directly to:

  • Helping our volunteers to care for hundreds of injured, sick and orphaned mammals, songbirds, waterfowl, and shorebirds from admission to release every year.
  • Covering our overhead operating expenses. 
  • Paying for the maintenance of our Wildlife Helpline phone system.
  • Defraying the cost of training and continuing education for our volunteers.
  • Providing for the daily care of our permanent wildlife ambassador animals that reside full-time with our Education Permit holders.
  • Allowing us to encourage good conservation practices of native wildlife species and their vanishing habitat through public education.
  • Assisting us in our promoting sound environmental stewardship practices and a peaceful -co-existence with our native wild neighbors with whom we share our space.

Donations to Second Chance Wildlife are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by United States tax laws.

Tax ID #: 31-1347679

Mail a Gift (Check/ Money Order)

To become a member or to make a gift by mail, send your check or money order, payable to:

Second Chance Wildlife

4525 SR 131 – P.O. Box 170

Fayetteville, OH  45118-0170

Donate Online (Credit/ Debit)

Credit and debit card donations may be made via PayPal by clicking the link below:

Kroger Community Rewards

Link your Kroger Plus Card to Second Chance Wildlife Rescue Association.

Selecting Second Chance Wildlife is as simple as updating the Community Rewards selection on your digital account.

  1. Sign in to your digital Kroger account
  2. Search for Second Chance Wildlife Rescue Association here.
  3. Search for Second Chance Wildlife Rescue Association or our Kroger NPO #QV270.
  4. Select Second Chance Wildlife Rescue Association and click SAVE.
  5. Your selection will also display in the Kroger Community Rewards section of your account.
  6. If you need to review or revisit your selected organization, you can always do so under your Account details.

Donor Bill of Rights

We believe that phianthropy is a voluntary action taken by individuals or groups for a common good.

As such, we endorse transparency in operations and fiduciary stewardship.

We honor the confidentiality of our donor’s information and it is held in strictest confidence. Donor information is for our use only. We do not sell, rent or share donor information.

Our Funding

Second Chance Wildlife is a 501(c)(3) offering a service to the public.

  • We are NOT a government funded public service.
  • We do NOT receive nor are we eligible to receive any state or federal funding. 
  • We are NOT allowed to charge for animals admitted into wildlife rehabilitation care.
  • We count on donations to cover animal care expenses and associated costs.
  • We rely on grants and bequeaths for special projects.
  • We are allowed to charge a fee for volunteer training and our outreach education programs to help defray the expenses we incur.