North Texas Wildlife Center

A nonprofit organization

$3,350 raised by 24 donors

4% complete

$84,000 Goal

2024 has already been a big year for us. We are experiencing a 40% increase in intakes compared to this time last year. The North Texas community and local wildlife need us.

We are one of few wildlife centers in North Texas that has a dedicated intake center. Conveniently located in East Plano, our intake center serves as the initial landing spot for native Texas wildlife in need of rehabilitative care. Our intakes include orphaned, injured, and sick wildlife ranging from baby birds with splay leg, opossums that fell off mama too soon, baby raccoons separated from mama, cat caught and dog caught wildlife, animals hit by cars, animals abused by humans, and many other scenarios.

Volunteers keep us up and running and work closely under the supervision of our experienced and trained shift leads. We have vet staff that comes twice a week and walk-in privilege's at our vet's clinic.

Once stabilized, depending on the species, they will either move to pre-release onsite or be transferred to one of our at-home rehabbers. The goal for each intake is to release them back into the wild where they belong so they can fulfill their value and role in our ecosystem.

2024 Giving Day Fundraising Needs for NTXWC

  • Animal care and expenses: $30k

    • Veterinary care and medication $20k

    • Food and feeding supplies $6k

    • Enrichment and housing $4k

  • Staff salaries: $20k

    • Shift leads at $17-20/hr

  • Facility and utilities: $20k

    • Monthly expenses: $1500~

  • Insurance: $7k

    • Policy that covers volunteers and staff

    • Policy for the facility and equipment 

  • Emergency fund: $4k

  • Education and Outreach: $3


North Texas Wildlife Center is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization committed to the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of local injured or orphaned wildlife.


Our biggest needs at this time are monetary donations to support our intake center expansion to include a quarantine facility, increase outdoor pre-release enclosures, provide veterinarian care for wildlife, and other essential aspects of rehabbing wildlife.

Additionally, we are actively recruiting volunteer members of leadership as well as volunteer staff on-site at our Plano intake center.

Equity Statement

NTXWC is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and equitable environment where all members of the community, staff, volunteers, board members, supporters, and others are treated with respect.

We are an organization that celebrates the rich diversity of North Texas. We do not tolerate discrimination, biases, harassment, or bullying. Regardless of race, SES, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, nationality, gender, or marital status, we are an organization that celebrates the richness of our community and we encourage you to do the same!

Organization Data


Organization name

North Texas Wildlife Center

Tax id (EIN)





Operating Budget

$100,000 - $249,999

Counties Served

Collin, Dallas


2201 Coit Rd, Ste 480-220
Plano, TX 75075



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