Season of Giving

It’s almost that time of year again to gather with family and friends to celebrate the holiday season.  The season brings with it different things for different people. But it often includes giving.  This ritual can take place in a variety of ways… sharing  in a gift exchange with those who are special to us, time spent volunteering at a local animal shelter, feeding those who are less fortunate a holiday dinner at a local soup kitchen, or donating to one’s favorite charity. 

Why not make wildlife part of that giving and sharing?

There are several ways to help Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation’s injured and orphaned wildlife this season:

Share in the love of reading with the children in your life. Purchase your copy of AIWC’s first children’s book – “Scared Skunk”. This book is the perfect fit for children in grades K to 4, however, anyone at any age can learn from its true story and interesting skunk facts.

scaredskunk_cover

Celebrate the holiday season by sending an AIWC Christmas card to the loved ones in your life. Each set contains envelopes, and 2 copies of 5 different card designs featuring AIWC patients and native Alberta wildlife.

Start the New Year with our beautiful 2017 calendar. This colour, 12-month calendar features wildlife admitted to AIWC within the last year and information about the species featured for each month. This is a must-have gift for the wildlife lovers in your life.

Front cover of large calendar.

Front cover of large calendar.

All proceeds from the sale of the books, cards and calendars go towards supporting the care of AIWC’s injured and orphaned wildlife. For more information on how to purchase these lovely items, go to our website and click on “support us”.

Thank you and happy holidays from all of us at AIWC!

4 responses to “Season of Giving”

  1. Chris Byron says:

    Hey, my class is going to start collecting over the next couple of weeks. There will be some who might not have the cash to donate, are there other things they could include in the package I bring out to you?

  2. editor says:

    Hi Chris,
    Thank you for getting in touch. It’s so lovely to hear that your class is wanting to fundraise for AIWC. We have a large wish-list of items we need on a regular basis, we can always accept items such as: paper towels, kleenix, extra-large garbage bags, recycle bags, mountain ash berries, blueberries, ground beef, eggs, lettuce, carrots, corn, laundry detergent, bleach, all-purpose cleaner. The list goes on! 🙂 If you have any other questions, please give us a call at 403-946-2361. Thank you!

  3. Theresa Poirier says:

    Hi..To whomever is in charge of ADOPTION…I thought ..this xmas..I would like to adopt and have the names of my Grand Children ..on it..hopefully..that I’m not too late..so I can give it to them this xmas…What animals do you have to adopt..one loves the Eagle..for sure..I have sent a cheque before..as I have never done it online..Pls advise if I’m not too late..to think of this..and how much for a book of the little true story of the skunk..tks

  4. editor says:

    Hello Theresa,

    Thank you so much for getting in touch and for your support, it’s so appreciated! I will pass along your email to our adoption volunteers and they will be in touch.

    Thank you! – AIWC Staff.

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