The Pelican Aviary Project

raised by 180 people in 1 month
108% funded
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Verified Nonprofit
$15,000 USD goal
Flexible Funding
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This campaign ended on March 22, 2013
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  • $5USD
    Thanks so much for the chirp!

    Every little bit helps! We send you pelican love, hope and joy for your donation!

    11 claimed

  • $10USD
    The pelican peeps club

    A heartfelt “thanks!” from our birds in need, sent to you via email. We will also post a special thanks with your name included to our blog and link to it on our Facebook page (over 18,000 fans) and Twitter (more than 6,500 followers).

    13 claimed

  • $25USD
    Adopt a seabird

    Congratulations! At this level, you become a member of International Bird Rescue and have symbolically adopted one of three seabird species that also share this aviary. You will be sent a beautifully designed, personalized PDF certificate via email. You can make this adoption on behalf of a friend or loved one, or in memory of someone who has passed away. We will also list you as a Pelican Aviary Supporter in our 2013 annual report.

    24 out of 50 claimed


    A wildlife photo print + more

    At this level, you have a chance to symbolically adopt one of our amazing birds, and you'll receive a stunning, full-color, 5x7 bird photograph, suitable to be framed and mailed wherever you’d like it sent. We’ll also print out your personalized adoption certificate in full color. And: you’ll receive all perks in the smaller donation categories above.

    Estimated delivery: March 2013

    25 out of 25 claimed

  • $75USD
    The Original Pelican Bangle

    We sold out of our limited-edition Alex & Ani pelican bangles in Russian Gold and Russian Silver in less than 48 hours! But fear not, at this perk level you can have the original pelican bangle, as shown in the photo lower on the campaign page. Makes a fantastic gift.

    Estimated delivery: March 2013

    6 out of 15 claimed

  • $75USD
    BirdProject soap +ceramic bird

    A new perk! The good people at BirdProject are offering some of their amazing handmade soaps from natural, locally sourced ingredients that are wonderful for your skin: fair trade olive oil, organic aloe, activated black charcoal, biodiesel glycerin, and a light, heavenly Rigaud cypress scent - reminiscent of Louisianan bayous. Each soap contains a handmade ceramic bird from Louisiana Clay, which remains as a keepsake once the outer soap has been washed away.

    Estimated delivery: March 2013

    6 out of 10 claimed

  • $100USD
    Original watercolor print

    We’re pleased to offer a beautiful seabird watercolor mini-print by the fabulous artist David Scheirer. Check out his work at What's more, you'll receive a personalized seabird adoption certificate PDF, a shout-out on our blog and a hearty "thanks" in our annual report as a Pelican Aviary Supporter.

    Estimated delivery: March 2013

    12 out of 20 claimed

  • $250USD
    Pelican Pal package

    Get ready for a choice of great perks! You will receive an official, personalized pelican adoption certificate in full color, suitable for framing, and either an International Bird Rescue T-shirt or an International Bird Rescue ball cap. And: you’ll receive all other perks in the $5-$50 categories above!

    Estimated delivery: March 2013

    6 out of 15 claimed


    Alex & Ani pelican bangle set!

    The amazing jewelry designers at Alex & Ani have donated two limited-edition, deluxe pelican bangle sets for this campaign. We have one bangle remaining in Russian Silver (retail value $250). This is a hot item--first come, first serve! And: you’ll receive all other perks in the $5-$50 categories above!

    Estimated delivery: March 2013

    1 out of 1 claimed

  • $500USD
    VIP Pelican Partner Package

    Now you’ve hit the jackpot. You and a guest are entitled to a VIP tour at one of our California wildlife centers and a pelican release experience nearby. If you’re unable to travel for a pelican release, we will film the release and thank you in the credits of the video. You have the option of having your video posted on our YouTube and Vimeo pages. And: you’ll receive all perks in the $5-$100 categories above.

    Estimated delivery: March 2013

    2 out of 15 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    VIP Pelican Circle Package

    Prepare to be immortalized: Upon completion of the new aviary, your name will be engraved on a Pelican Circle plaque to be placed at the entrance. You and up to three guests will also receive a VIP tour of the center and a pelican release experience. You’ll also receive all perks in the $5-$250 categories above.

    3 out of 5 claimed

  • $5,000USD
    The VIP Pelican Patron

    Congratulations! With a donation at this sublimely generous level, you have earned a spot on our founding Pelican Patron plaque to be placed at the entrance of the new aviary upon completion. You'll also receive a VIP tour and bird release with up to 5 guests, as well as an invite to dine with an IBR board member in NY, LA, SF or Seattle. You will also receive comp tickets to any future IBR event. And: you’ll receive all other perks in the $5-$250 categories above. Thank you!

    Estimated delivery: March 2013

    0 out of 1 claimed

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