Annual Expense Amount Comments Literature, advertising, and office supplies $ 12,325 Office supplies (computer, etc) 4,862 T-shirt & notecard expenses 3,351 Items to be sold to benefit Back To The Wild. Feed and clinic supplies 18,820 Landscaping for exhibits and cages 12,251 Total not required every year, but necessary to naturalize cages and enclosures. Building and equipment maintenance 9,629 New barn and new cages 29,213 Example amount for 2007. Construction of Pledge for Wildlife walkway 17,500 The walkway has already raised over $28,000. Construction of handicap-accessible restroom 45,000 A grant was received in 2007 to create this restroom. Utilities 5,430 Trash pickup 1,065 Port-a-potty & holding tank service 1,500 Postage and mailings 3,142 Staff expenses 5,547 Staff inoculations for pre-exposure rabies vaccine (mandatory), BTTW shirt, food. Veterinarian costs 2,362 Most vet costs are generously donated by Marianne Socha, DVM, Huron and Lynn Arnold, DVM, Milan. Permits, training, and conferences (mandatory) 3,200 Plaques for memorials and supporters and pavers 3,476 Medical insurance 1,835 Van lease 3,602 Gas, mileage, turnpike tolls 4,508 Property and liability insurance 2,773 Medical insurance 1,835 Payroll for full and part-time staff 62,456 The center has one full-time and seven part-time staff members. College interns and volunteers are also used to offset staffing costs. Bill & Mona do not take a wage. Typical annual expense total $ 255,682 These values were from 2007 records.
Income category Amount Comments Contributions, gifts, and direct public support $ 158,515 Animal adoptions 7,845 Sponsor an animal's care at the Back To The Wild center. Memorials 22,632 Programs and presentations 35,209 In 2007, over 500 programs were given to over 65,000 people. Typical annual income total $ 224,201 These values were from 2007 records.
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MISSION STATEMENT OF BACK TO THE WILD®
BACK TO THE WILD'S primary mission is to rehabilitate and ultimately release into their natural habitat, injured, orphaned and displaced wildlife. Through this work, BACK TO THE WILD'S overall mission is to educate and foster in children and adults, awareness, appreciation and respect of our natural world. Children especially, are encouraged to become responsible caretakers of our earth, by becoming involved in conservation activities to preserve and protect wild areas and to understand our own interconnection with all living things.
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