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The Raptor Center Baby Shower

A personal campaign sponsored by The Raptor Center


The Babies Are Coming!

Each spring, The Raptor Center (TRC) sees an influx of more than 250 young raptors in need. The first few months of life are the most challenging for these babies as they are especially vulnerable to spring storms, downed trees, failed attempts to fly, and unnecessary human intervention. 

A great horned owl baby seen by TRC in 2022

A gift to our Baby Shower goes directly to our special raptor hospital and to the care, treatment, and release of the next generation of these majestic birds!

Your generous gift up to $35,000 will again be matched by loyal donors Ann and Tom Schwalen.

A bald eagle nestling seen in the past by TRC

Your Gifts Make a Difference

Baby great horned owl chicks brought to TRC in the spring of 2021

These two chicks were treated at TRC in the spring of 2021. Thanks to the work you support through your gifts, they have been able to reach adulthood. Our hospital is nearly 100% donor supported, meaning your help goes directly to the medications, equipment, food, and expertise required to save these species. You make a difference and allow us to ensure the ongoing health of future generations of owls, eagles, hawks, falcons, and vultures. 

Will You Help Us Save Baby Raptors This Spring?

Please give today and help us save baby raptors fighting against the perils of life in the wild. Your gift will be matched dollar to dollar up to $35,000 - the babies are counting on you!

For more information or to give via phone, please contact Ellen Orndorf at 612-624-8457 or at

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