Sonoran Desert Falconry is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization in Phoenix, Arizona. It was established to bring desert education and birds of prey to disadvantaged children.
Currently, one of their programs brings their birds and other desert critters, like the desert tortoise, to Title I Schools for hands-on learning. But, they need additional funding to continue to do so, effectively.
According to the Department of Education, Title I schools are schools with high percentages of children from low-income families. Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act enables financial assistance to reach these schools.
According to Tiffany White of Sonoran Desert Falconry, “The primary goal of the Sonoran Desert Falconry programs is to introduce disadvantaged youth to careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) topics through the lens of Sonoran Desert ecology and conservation.” In addition, they are “…Planning a series of Sonoran Desert educational e-Books for teachers in Title 1 schools to enhance existing lesson plans in Biology and Earth Science.” They hope to reach over 2 million people per year but need your help.
Sonoran Desert Falconry chose UHelp.com, a new crowdfunding platform, because they wanted to be a part of the community of nonprofits that are using its resources. UHelp.com allows for projects to be instantaneously shared on social media accounts and email through convenient buttons. UHelp even takes the extra step of posting a campaign to their own social media pages and into related Facebook groups to ensure maximum exposure for the crowdfunding project.
Among the many efforts of Sonoran Desert Falconry, is the effort to change their website into a fully interactive site for students, teachers, and hobbyists. They would like to utilize the new available technology to virtually bring people into the Sonoran Desert.
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