Sustaining Membership

National Aviary Sustaining Membership

Become a Monthly Donor

Caring for birds and mammals is still our top priority during these uncertain times. Please consider helping today. Through your monthly donation, we can continue providing for animals at the National Aviary, as well as sustain our educational programming. Together, we can save birds and protect their habitats.

The National Aviary is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that depends on donations from individuals, corporations and foundations. Your gift will go towards the daily care of our 500+ animals, education and outreach, operation of our top-notch veterinary hospital, and/or our conservation and field research efforts.

At this time, we are requesting that your gift be directed to the General Operating Fund to be used for our greatest need.

Enjoy these great benefits for the duration of your recurring gift:

  • Receive a complimentary subscription to BirdCalls, the National Aviary’s seasonal online publication, and Airmail, our e-newsletter.
  • Invitations to exclusive birding events, ecotourism opportunities, and special events
  • Show off your support with your choice of a National Aviary reusable static cling

Sponsorship Levels

Traveler Level – $9/month (29 cents a day and $108 for the year)

  • Every month, your gift will help provide
    1. 1,000 mealworms – a favorite of our Tropical Rainforest and Wetlands birds! 
    2. Fresh, ripe papayas for our Toco Toucans, Mango and Tango! 

Adventurer Level – $19/month (62 cents a day and $228 for the year)

  • Every month, your gift will help provide: 
    1. Antibiotic ointment for our special needs and geriatric birds in our Teaching Hospital and Avian Care Center
    2. An entire case of bananas for our fruit-loving birds and bats! 

Explorer Level – $29/month (95 cents a day and $348 for the year)

  • Every month, your gift will help provide: 
    1. Vitamins and supplements for our African Penguins
    2. A day’s worth of sustainable fish for our penguin colony – capelin, smelt, herring, and sardines. Yum! 

Conservationist Level – $49/month ($1.60 a day and $588 for the year)

  • Every month, your gift will help provide: 
    1. All expenses to feed and care for one penguin for the entire month!
    2. All expenses to feed and care for one sloth for 2 weeks! 

Guardian Level – $99/month ($3.25 a day and $1,188 for the year)

  • Every month, your gift will help provide: 
    1. Necessary anesthesia and surgery supplies required for our Veterinary Hospital
    2. Important conservation and field research supplies
Give Monthly

Members: Due to the fluid nature of the COVID-19 crisis, we will continue to adjust our membership benefits prudently. We will be sure to keep you informed of any changes.

Memberships and benefits are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Please contact Elizabeth Zimmerman at 412-258-1159 or Elizabeth.Zimmerman@aviary.org if you have any questions. 

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