Save the Bats from White Nose!

$2,200 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 37 people in 56 months
Jackie Kashmer
for New Jersey Bat Sanctuary
 MILFORD, NJ
White Nose Syndrome is a fungus that has killed up to 7 million hibernating bats in the United States. Once the most common, the Little brown bat will soon be extinct in the US. Did you know that one bat can eat 1200 bugs an hour? Without them, farmers will be forced to use more pesticides, and the mosquito population will be out of control.
Hibernia Mine in Rockaway, NJ used to house 30,000 bats. Only 400 remain.With permission from NJ Fish and Wildlife, New Jersey Bat Sanctuary will be starting the first captive maternity colony from the remaining bats in Hibernia. Keeping them well fed and flying is an expensive endeavor. In captivity, bats eat mealworms - LOTS OF MEALWORMS!!!!!


NJBatSanctuary has been treating and saving bats suffering from White-Nose Syndrome since 2009. We have developed protocols for treating and healing the lesions that occur to the bats' wings with great success.


Bats are one of the most vilified and maligned animals on Earth. Yet, most people don't realize that many plants we use and eat are the direct result of their pest control and seed dispersal abilities. They are gentle and shy and extremely clean. They are one of the slowest reproducing animals on the planet, usually giving birth to one pup a year.
Help us to help them so that the population can someday rebound!
+ Read More
Be the first to leave a comment on this campaign.

$2,200 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 37 people in 56 months
Created January 30, 2014
Funds raised will benefit:
New Jersey Bat Sanctuary
  Certified Charity
+ Learn More
Milford, NJ
EIN: 273436146
How it Works
  1. You make a donation using a PayPal account or a credit/debit card to PayPal Giving Fund (a 501(c)(3) charitable organization).
  2. After the deduction of payment processing fees, PayPal Giving Fund delivers the funds it receives to the chosen charity on a monthly basis.*
* If, after reasonable efforts, PayPal Giving Fund cannot deliver donations to this charity, the funds may be donated to another charity per PayPal Giving Fund’s policies.
Your share could be bringing in donations. Sign in to track your impact.
   Connect
We will never post without your permission.
In the future, we'll let you know if your sharing brings in any donations.
We weren't able to connect your Facebook account. Please try again later.
PB
$30
Patrice Bavos
10 months ago

Jackie is a kind and wonderful soul to be tending to these outstanding creatures...Thank you ~

$30
Rabecca Klemp
17 months ago

Happy Bat Appreciation Day!

RS
$500
Robert Spiegel
19 months ago

Hi Jackie, I was thinking of you and all your great work. I would like to reconnect and visit when you have time. All the best Bob

JF
$100
jeffrey fenton
19 months ago

You are great. I hope the bat from my house and her baby survived. keep it up and lets save those insect eating machines

$25
Anonymous
28 months ago (Monthly Donation)
LJ
$10
Leslie Jordan
30 months ago (Monthly Donation)
SH
$50
Susan Hemsley-Palicz
30 months ago

For my dear departed friend, Paul, and his love and passion for bats.

Be the first to leave a comment on this campaign.
or
Use My Email Address
By continuing, you agree with the GoFundMe
terms and privacy policy
There's an issue with this Campaign Organizer's account. Our team has contacted them with the solution! Please ask them to sign in to GoFundMe and check their account. Return to Campaign

Are you ready for the next step?
Even a $5 donation can help!
Donate Now Not now
Connect on Facebook to keep track of how many donations your share brings.
We will never post on Facebook without your permission.