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Supporting The Heroes Who Protect Manatees

DISL/MSN staff collect field samples using testing equipment and protective gear donated through our wish list.
Photo courtesy of DISL/MSN.
DISL/MSN staff collect field samples using testing equipment and protective gear donated through our wish list. Photo courtesy of DISL/MSN.

By Cheyenne Canon, Program Project Coordinator

Every year, Save the Manatee Club (SMC) distributes to our partners thousands of dollars’ worth of supplies that are donated to us directly by our supporters. This includes items like powdered milk formula, bottles, and cleaning supplies.

At the end of 2023, we asked our supporters for donations of these items, and we received quite a lot. Our heartfelt thanks cannot be expressed enough. The success of this program relies entirely on your kindness.

Still, some of the materials went unpurchased or had only a single purchase when multiples are needed. If you would like to help us fulfill the wishes of our partners and staff through our Amazon wish list, please visit savethemanatee.org/wishlist. Each item includes a description explaining its use, so you know exactly where your contribution will go. Additionally, in-kind (non-cash) donations to SMC are tax-deductible.

Regardless of how you support Save the Manatee Club and our efforts, whether you donate your time, supplies, financial resources, or just your voice, every bit is needed and used to benefit the short- and long-term conservation of manatees and their home.

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