This is Lola’s environment now, which is an entire bird room full of other Macaw’s to interact with and things to climb and chew on. Lola’s learning how to enjoy all of it.
This is Lola in her previous home. This was her primary living space in the apartment and completely inadequate for a parrot.
Lola was a breeder for many years. She was given to a man when she was no longer producing babies. He cared about her but did not have a clue as to how to keep a macaw. She was in an apartment in a corner with barriers around her so she would not chew anything in the apartment. He realized that she needed more and contacted Parrots First. Lola is very shy and had pulled out most of her feathers before coming to us.
Why Sponsor Lola?
Lola will not be available for adoption, so Parrots First needs funds for food as well as special perches, because since Lola never learned to climb or fly, she’s more likely to fall. She is slowly learning to climb and interact with other birds in an open environment.
Lola’s Favorite Things
She’s loving being fed fresh vegetables and mixed nuts.
How to Sponsor Lola ($55 per month or $660 per year)
Payment can be made either through monthly installments or one-time donations, and you can stop sponsorship at any time. Once your sponsorship is processed, Parrots First will mail you a Certificate of Sponsorship with a picture and short biography of the sponsored bird. You will also be provided with periodic updates on your sponsored bird. Parrots First also welcomes non-cash donations of treats and toys for your sponsored bird.
Go to Network for Good, which is the online payment portal for Parrots First (Network for Good will allow you to donate using PayPal if you prefer).
Indicate that you are sponsoring Lola in the “Designation” field. If your sponsorship is a gift, please indicate the name of the recipient in the “Dedication or Gift” field.
Other Parrots First Sponsorship Program Policies
Parrots First and its Board of Directors shall have sole discretion to disperse Sponsorship funds for the care of the specified bird (care includes but is not limited to veterinary expenses, food, supplies, or other expenses). Contributions are tax deductible as allowed by State and Federal Law.
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