Below is a list of the MANY ways you can help Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue - most at no cost to you!
- Get the Word Out!
- Shop at Amazon.com!
- Donate Your Bird's Feathers!
- Order Chocolate!
- Buy a T-Shirt!
- How to Help Mickaboo Financially - at NO Cost to You!
- Get a Mickaboo Credit Card
- Search Online
- Shop at Bissell.com!
- Shop Online
- Shop at SaveMart Stores
- Shop with Your Credit Card
- Shop or Donate to Community Thrift Store
- Buy or Sell Real Estate!
- Throw a Party!
- Go Green!
- Give Your Opinions Online
- Buy Skin Care Products
- Pet Food Express "My Mutt" Program
- Link to our site — download a Mickaboo banner
Get the Word Out!
- Take Mickaboo flyers to pet stores, vet offices, and animal shelters on a regular basis
- Help create public service announcements for television and radio stations
- Create, update, and print flyers for fundraising efforts, special events, classes, educational purposes, and so on
- Help organize fundraising efforts and/or collect donations of supplies or equipment
- To coordinate any of these with us, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Shop at Amazon.com!
Amazon will donate at least 4% of most of your purchases to Mickaboo – at no cost to you! Simply start your Amazon buying session by clicking through this link
Donate Your Bird's Feathers!
Send your feathers to artists who contribute a part of their sales to Mickaboo! Send them to:
Art For The Birds
7480 Heatherwood Drive
Cupertino, CA 95014
Rescue Chocolate is partnering with Mickaboo! Order Rescue Chocolate online and type "Mickaboo" into the Message box on the order form. Rescue Chocolate will give Mickaboo $1 on every chocolate bar or truffle collection so designated. Their chocolate is delish!
Buy a T-Shirt!
Rescued is My Favorite Breed makes t-shirts, hoodies and sweatshirts displaying cartoon drawings promoting animal rescue organizations. Five dollars of each item purchased from the linked site will benefit Mickaboo.
How to Help Mickaboo Financially - at NO Cost to You!
Get a Mickaboo Credit Card
Turn your everyday spending into meaningful donations. With our custom credit card, cash donations for every purchase you make - plus a $50 first purchase bonus - will be donated to Mickaboo by Capital One.
Credit approval required. Terms and conditions apply. Offered by Capital One, N.A. © 2010 Capital One.
Shop at Bissell.com!
Mickaboo is proud to be a Partner for Pets! BISSELL and LostPetUSA.net have teamed up to help organizations like ours raise money, and now you can help too!
When you buy pet products on bissell.com and enter the code ADOPT at checkout, a portion of your purchase will be donated to our shelter. What’s more, every purchase goes towards an entry for us to win a $5,000 quarterly giveaway!
Learn more at www.bissell.com/partnersforpets.
Online purchases made through iGive.com, givebackamerica.com, goodshop.com, or escrip.com allow you to donate a part of your purchase to Mickaboo - at no cost to you! Do a one-time registration at the site(s) of your choice and select Mickaboo as your cause - then shop away! Online stores through which your purchases can generate donations include over 460 familiar stores (like Amazon, eBay, Barnes & Noble, Lands' End, PETsMART, Dell, Office Depot, QVC.com, and Best Buy)
Shop at SaveMart Stores
Your SaveMart, S-Mart and FoodMaxx purchases can earn money for Mickaboo at NO cost to you! Each time one of SaveMart's Mickaboo S.H.A.R.E.S. cards is swiped while you're making your grocery purchases, SaveMart donates a portion of your sale of eligible items to Mickaboo. Get a S.H.A.R.E.S. card for each of the grocery shoppers in the family! Email email@example.com and let us know how many cards you want, and your US mail address.
Shop with Your Credit Card
If you use credit cards, sign up at escrip.com to have participating stores (except for Safeway) donate a part of your purchases to Mickaboo. Increase the percentage donated to Mickaboo by using their online mall!
Shop or Donate to Community Thrift Store
Mickaboo partners with Community Thrift Store, a nonprofit retail store serving over 200 charities at 623 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA. Community Thrift accepts donations of goods made in Mickaboo's name - sales of such, minus the store's operating costs, benefit Mickaboo!
Shop at the store 10 am - 6:30 pm, seven days a week!
To donate in Mickaboo's name, first double-check that your items will be accepted by Community Thrift. Review their lists of acceptable and unacceptable items. If you have questions about what will or will not be accepted, call them at 415-861-4910. Then:
- donate at their store, 10 am - 5 pm, seven days a week (with limited exceptions). Identify Mickaboo as the beneficiary of your donation.
- if you have 20+ boxes or bags in San Francisco, call 415-861-4910 to arrange for pick up.
Community Thrift will give receipts for tax purposes at the donation door or at pick up.
Buy or Sell Real Estate!
Your next move can support Mickaboo. My Broker Donates connects you with best-in-market realtors who donate 15% of their fee to Mickaboo. Buy or sell your home, and help rescue companion birds all at the same time!
Throw a Party!
Chevy's and Panda Express each allow individuals to host a party (dine-in or take-out) at their restaurants - and will donate 20-25% of the proceeds to Mickaboo! See the details for Chevy's and Panda Express's programs - and contact us so we can help you with the details!
Mickaboo receives funds from Planet Green when we recycle and buy recycled!
Mickaboo sends empty inkjet cartridges and used small electronics (cell phones, GPS, calculators, MP3 players, PDAs, videogame paraphernalia, etc.) to a recycler for cash. Give us your recyclables at any of our public events. If you have twenty or more items to recycle, you can send items directly to Planet Green on our behalf, postage-paid! Print the online postage-paid label, and see a list of acceptable electronics by going to Planet Green and clicking on the “Recycle” button.
Additionally, Planet Green sends Mickaboo 10% of your purchases of Planet Green Inkjet Cartridges!
Planet Green’s remanufactured inkjet cartridges cost up to 50% less than brand name inkjets, are great quality, environmentally friendly and are ALL remanufactured in the USA!
Give Your Opinions Online
We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Op4G. Hundreds of people have visited their site to become Members and expand their support of nonprofits like ours by participating in paid market research activities.
Op4G (Opinions4Good) maintains an anonymous membership database and allows access to it for consumer research. Advertising agencies and consumer-oriented companies pay Op4G Members for online surveys they take. YOU will be paid for your participation, with at least 25% of surveyor's payments being donated to us!
Go to www.op4g.com/membership/join to sign up. Remember to select us as the nonprofit you’re supporting. You can also select us using our invitation code Mickaboo1234.
Please consider becoming an Op4G Member. It allows us both to win!
Buy Skin Care Products
Tomoko, a volunteer at Mickaboo and independent consultant for NYR Organic, would like to donate 10% of your NYR Organic purchases to Mickaboo. NYR Organic is a 30-year-old British skin care company with stores worldwide.
To help Mickaboo,
Pet Food Express "My Mutt" Program
If you donate $250 to Mickaboo, Pet Food Express will send out a professional photographer to take pictures of your bird. They will also create a poster of your bird (with Mickaboo's name mentioned) and hang it in the window of a Pet Food Express store. Here's an example of the beautiful poster created for Thornwood, the budgie!
Link to our site — download a Mickaboo banner
Show off your love of cockatiels and other parrot-type birds by putting a Mickaboo banner on your web page! By linking from your own web page to mickaboo.org, you not only help to increase awareness of our organization, but also of the plight of lost birds like those featured on our site. It's a simple — and free — way to show your support for us!
When placing a link, please link to the main page: http://www.mickaboo.org
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