Supporters and Sponsors

Check out the people who help make our work possible

Our Sponsors

Dedicated to offering only the highest quality solar and green products and services to our customers.

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for customers to support their favorite charitable organization every time they shop, at no cost to customers.

Hosted Casks for a Cause to benefit our organization. Fun times and delicious beer!

Provided a donation to support the bats!

Do you shop at Kroger’s in Virginia? You can link your card to Bat Conservation & Rescue of Virginia (organization XA763) and a percentage of your purchases will come to us! Click here to link your card.

Provided a donation to support educational programming

Provided a grant to support Bat Friendly Virginia program.

Dedicated to offering only the highest quality solar and green products and services to our customers.

Friends & Partners

On the front line of advocacy to end the abuse and destruction of bats. BWS has been recognized as the world leader in bat rehabilitation and rescues thousands of bats that might otherwise die. Lifetime sanctuary is given to nonreleasable bats, including those that are orphaned, injured, confiscated from the illegal pet trade and retired from zoos and research facilities. Bat World Sanctuary was founded in 1994 and is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, all volunteer organization.

The Wildlife Center of Virginia is a hospital for native wildlife, teaching the world to care about and to care for wildlife and the environment.

Bat Week is an annual, international celebration of the role of bats in nature. Bat Week occurs at the end of October and is organized by a team of representatives from across North America from conservation organizations and government departments.

Project Edubat aims to inspire, excite, and activate people of all ages to help our amazing and beneficial bats!

Bat Conservation International's mission is to conserve the world's bats and their ecosystems in order to ensure a healthy planet.

Our Mission is to conduct and encourage basic and applied research on North American bats, by collaborating with students and other scientists, and to make our findings available to the scientific community and the public through technical and popular publications, teaching and outreach programs.

The Animal Help Now service, available at and through free iPhone and Android apps, leverages digital technologies to immediately connect people involved with wildlife emergencies and conflicts with the most appropriate time- and location-specific resources and services. Animal Help Now serves the entire United States.

Our chapter serves a very special and ecologically important area of Virginia. Augusta and Rockingham Counties are the natal grounds of two of Virginia’s famous rivers: the Shenandoah River and the James River.

An award-winning software platform designed to help people reconnect with the natural world. Launched out of NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program in early 2010, the project began as an experiment to mobilize citizen scientists and build a digital butterfly net for the 21st century. Backed by National Geographic, Project Noah is mobilizing a new generation of nature explorers and helping people from around the world appreciate their local wildlife. Our community is harnessing the power and popularity of new mobile technologies to collect important ecological data and help preserve global biodiversity.

Our hope is to not only bring back recollections of the past but also create new memories by providing a place for our community to gather around warm food, good people and share a part of our mountain heritage. And they promote conservation through being fully solar powered and providing bat and bee habitat.


Anne Runyon is a nature artist and writer who lives in North Carolina. She kindly donated the downloadable Lucy sculpture found on the I Care Project and on the Teachers & Parents page. Thank you Anne!

For more information, visit her website.

Ava Abramowitz & Neil Rackham

We thank Ms. Abramowitz and Mr. Rackham for their generous contribution, and we appreciate their land management and conservation efforts, which support native plants and wildlife in Northern Virginia.

Julie B Emantsal is a wildlife artist who captures the unique personality of each animal.

Erin Murray supports local conservation efforts through donations and incorporating nature into her work. Murray’s new work is on regular exhibit at the Wooden Trout Gallery in Harrisonburg, VA, Bowersock Gallery in Provincetown, MA, and the Gallery at 100 Market in Portsmouth, NH. Prints of her work are available at the Lady Jane in Harrisonburg, VA and at Made: By the People, For the People in Staunton, VA. You can make an appointment or send an email to to discuss commissions or other purchases.

Web weaver, conjurer of thread-veined creatures, mythological beasts & folkloric beings.

Misfit Menagerie makes utterly adorable soft sculptures and supports our organization through special sales.

Kate is a Scientific Visual Communicator and Analytical Illustrator, who helps with this website.

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