How you can help
Debra Knodel, a Mickaboo adopter and supporter, has also worked as an
illustrator and graphic artist for many years and has a Scientific
Illustration certificate from the University of Washington. Send one or two
clear, large-format photos of your bird to firstname.lastname@example.org and Debra
will send you an 8x10 framed portrait. (Please allow four weeks for
completion). Mickaboo will receive 50% of the $150 portrait fee (which
includes shipping and handling). If you aren't a digital camera user, send
hard copy photographs to Mickaboo at * P.O. Box 697, San Jose, CA 95106-0697
Mickaboo is experiencing a steady increase in the amount of birds brought to us for placement. As a 100% volunteer organization we rely on our volunteers to transport, house and care for the birds until homes can be found. Though based in Pacifica, we have volunteers all over Northern California, and some in Southern California. At this time we cannot expand our operations out of the state of CA, but please read on for more ways you can help if you are out of state.
Your donation really helps — become a Mickaboo supporter!
Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue is a nonprofit organization with 501(c)3 status. We spend on average $15,000 a month on vet care for our special birds. We are not government funded in any way we work solely on private donations and adoption fees, and Mickaboo is staffed entirely by volunteers. If you would like to help us with our cause by donating money we would greatly appreciate it. Your donation goes directly to providing medical care for our needy rescue birds.
All donations are 100% tax deductible. You will receive a “Thank you” letter and a receipt for your donation, so please make sure to include your name and address.
We also accept donations on-line through Network for Good from either your credit card or checking account. It is quick and easy and best of all it is safe and secure. 100% of all funds collected goes directly back into the organization and our special birds who thank you for your generous contributions.
To make a secure donation by credit card click here: If you prefer to mail us a check or money order, you can mail it to:
P.O. Box 697, San Jose, CA 95106-0697
(please fill out the donation form and include it with your donation so we can add you to our mailing list).
You can now also make your tax-free donation through PayPal.
Thank you for your support!!
Online Fundraising with eBay!
Mickaboo has a resale license on eBay, so we can sell donated items to raise money for our needy birds! Our seller name is "mickaboo6," and you can look us up as a member seller on their site. So check eBay often, and tell your friends and family to help support Mickaboo by bidding on our auctions! Click here to see our auctions.
Register with iGive.com
To qualify, new members must make 1 purchase via iGive.com within 45 days of joining. We make it easy, with over 460 familiar stores (like Barnes & Noble, Lands' End, PETsMART, Dell, Office Depot, QVC.com, and Best Buy) to choose from.
A-Z List — iGive Stores that help your cause
The average online shopper is earning about $20-$40 per year for their chosen cause. Some shoppers are raising that for their cause each month. People love getting great deals, and helping at the same time.
Funds for Feathers!
Is your bird molting? We know of an artist who will pay us for "almost perfect" molted feathers (any size). The feathers should be carefully checked for wear and tear, placed in a plastic bag or envelope and mailed to
P.O. Box 697, San Jose, CA 95106-0697
. We will send them to the artist!
Search with Goodsearch!
Search with goodsearch.com to help earn Mickaboo money!
Distribute our bird care flyers
Help us educate the bird owning public by downloading and distributing our bird care flyers (pdf format).
Mickaboo's Mission Statement
Understanding Your Bird
Proper Avian Care
Don't Breed, Don't Buy, Adopt A Needy Bird!
You can use the free Adobe Reader to view these fliers.
Link to our site — download a Mickaboo banner
Show off your love of Cockatiels and other parrot-type birds by putting a Mickaboo banner on your web page! By linking from your own web page to mickaboo.org, you not only help to increase awareness of our organization, but also of the plight of lost birds like those featured on our site. It's a simple — and free — way to show your support for us!
When placing a link, please link to the main page: http://www.mickaboo.org