Oktoberfest 2019

Oktoberfest 2019
Join us at the 2019 Freedom Center for Wildlife Oktoberfest fundraiser! Support a great cause while having fun, enjoying catering from Best of the Wurst, and meeting our animal ambassadors and team of volunteers! Where:Flying Fish Brewing Company900 Kennedy Blvd.Somerdale, NJ 08083 When:October 11, 20196:00 to 9:00 p.m. We will have FCW merchandise available for purchase and a silent auction. We will also be taking monetary donations and wish...

FCW 2018 Overview

FCW 2018 Overview
The Center Freedom Center for Wildlife, Inc. is a 501(c)(3)  non-profit organization incorporated in April of 2006 to fill a need in the  wildlife rehabilitation community. Our mission is to increase public knowledge and appreciation towards the conservation, protection and preservation of native New Jersey habitats and animals through rehabilitation, education, and research programs. Working out of a home-based garage, close to 100 animals were...

Season’s Greetings!

Season’s Greetings!
As another holiday season begins, we at Freedom Center wish to thank all of our supporters who have made a difference in the lives of animals across southern New Jersey. Without you, we would not be able to fulfill our mission and accomplish the work needed here in our area. A robin with a broken leg, a crow with a broken wing, a baby beaver separated from her parents in a flood-these are just a few of the challenges we faced this year. Their care and even...

Oktoberfest 2018

Oktoberfest 2018
Join us at the 2018 Freedom Center for Wildlife Oktoberfest fundraiser! Where: Flying Fish Brewing Company 900 Kennedy Blvd. Somerdale, NJ 08083 When: October 12th 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Support a great cause while having fun and meet our animal ambassadors and hardworking team of volunteers! The money raised during this fundraiser event will be used to repair our avian enclosures, which are suffering from wood-rot. We will have official FCW merchan

It’s Almost Summer!

It’s Almost Summer!
It has been a strange spring for us here, and for the animals. One day it’s hot, the next cold. The rain has seemed relentless, and with all the rain comes an increase in mosquitoes. Bad for us, but good for the bats! In between caring for our orphaned and injured patients, we have been trying to keep up with repairs to several enclosures that have been damaged from the weather this year. Rotting wood, washed-out gravel floors, leaking roofs, rusted locks ...

My “Wild” Summer

My “Wild” Summer
When researching wildlife rehab centers to intern at this summer, FCW was definitely not what I had in mind. I imagined being surrounded by a few other interns and volunteers in a big facility, doing mostly grunt work - like cleaning cages, and scooping poop. After spending a summer at FCW, however, I could not imagine working in a bustling environment like that. There were times when being the only intern or volunteer on some days was difficult, like when...

Become an Awesome Volunteer!

Become an Awesome Volunteer!
Busy days, we all have them, but at Freedom Center for Wildlife these are our busy months! We are into baby season and already the days are full. As the weather gets warmer our workload increases with every baby squirrel, orphaned nestling bird or injured animal brought to the center. There is a lot that goes into caring for our wildlife patients, whether they are with us for a few days or months. It’s more than just making sure they are fed. Depending on ...