Support Wildlife

Help us care for animals

Lake Erie Nature & Science Center is the only wildlife rehabilitation facility in Cuyahoga County and provides its services at no charge to the public. As a 501c3 nonprofit organization, the Center relies on donations, grants, and volunteer support in order to care for resident animals and rehabilitation patients, and provide valuable information to the community.

Please consider making a donation today to help us respond to urgent calls and care for animals in need.

Tax ID Number: 34-0845030.

Become a Wild Pal

Wild Pals supports the medical care, food and maintenance for resident animals of Lake Erie Nature & Science Center. Your Wild Pals gift will include a recipient certificate and resident animal information sheet.

To begin the process, simply select an animal below. Wild Pals participation is available in three, six and twelve-month options. Pricing varies depending on the animal.

Wildlife Wishlist

Lake Erie Nature & Science Center treats over 1,400 animals and over 100 different species each year. As a nonprofit organization, we rely on the generosity of the communities we serve to continue treating ill and injured animals at no charge to the public.

A donation of:
$50 feeds the Bald Eagle for one week
$100 feeds the skunks for one month
$200 feeds a Great Horned Owl for one month
$500 feeds the box turtles for one year

Read our list of items that are used on a daily basis to help fulfill our mission. Visit our Donate page to learn more ways you can support the nonprofit Lake Erie Nature & Science Center.

Eastern Screech Owl on perch in wildlife rehabilitation facility