Toucan Rescue Ranch Blog
Wow, we did it! We crunched the numbers and all together we raised $3,900 for the #Papayaislife Fund! How AMAZING is that?! We are so thankful for every single one of you!
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We understand that when it comes to wildlife, you want to see animals up close that you would otherwise hardly get the chance to see in the wild. And so, the idea of going to a normal zoo sounds like a no-brainer. Nonetheless, we want to present to you why it might be more fun, interesting, and life-changing to join an educational tour with nonprofits like Toucan Rescue Ranch instead of a normal zoo.
As we all know, COVID-19 has temporarily closed a lot of centers and activities as a precautionary measure. Toucan Rescue Ranch was one of them. After 8 long months closed to the public, we’re glad to announce that starting Saturday the 14th of November we’ll be reopening our doors with a 30% discount!
We’re back with our staple event for International Sloth month, the fifth anniversary of the Sloth Ironman Games starting October 20 on International Sloth Day! All sloth everything. Poetic, right? We agree.
Join the Toucan Rescue Ranch for an exciting online auction starting September 29! This online auction will be live until October 12. All money raised from this event will benefit the nonprofit organization’s relief fund in response to these uncertain times.
Toucan Rescue Ranch has teamed up with CUDDLY because it is a community of animal lovers focused on helping animal organizations. We are also thrilled to be one of their FIRST WILDLIFE RESCUE CENTERS! They have a wonderful crowdfunding platform that is specifically focused on animal rescue. With 2,000+ animal welfare organizations on board, they know what they’re doing!
Sadly, TRR has lost over 50% of its operating income. This has forced us to suspend our Internship Program to cut costs. These cuts are to ensure we survive into the new year. As a part of your internship, you are provided housing and food. At this time, we cannot afford these added costs until ecotourism returns to the Toucan Rescue Ranch. Consequently, we are suspending our Internship Program until 2021.
…It is an uncertain and difficult time, with lockdowns and the pandemic, social unrest, and an economic downturn. There have been a lot of changes for us at Toucan Rescue Ranch as well. Fortunately, Costa Rica has not been as affected by the virus, although numbers are increasing, it is nothing like other countries…