Fort Lauderdale, FL   August 31, 2021 – The South Florida Wildlife Center announced today it has been named a “2021 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by Great Nonprofits, the leading website for community recommendations of charities and nonprofits.

Since 1969, South Florida Wildlife Center (SFWC) has protected wildlife by providing skilled and compassionate veterinary service, rehabilitative care, community education, and conservation programs. Annually, SFWC provides care for over 12,000 wildlife patients from 250 species with the goal to release the rehabilitated animals back into their natural habitat.

“It is an honor to be named a 2021 Top-Rated Nonprofit. We are grateful to our community for recognizing us for the lifesaving work we perform each day,” says Alessandra Medri, Executive Director, South Florida Wildlife Center.  “Thanks to our friends, donors, and volunteers for helping us to continue to serve as a vital resource for this community.”

The South Florida Wildlife Center is a great example of a nonprofit making a real difference in their community,” said Perla Ni, CEO of Great Nonprofits, “Their award is well-deserved recognition not only of their work but the tremendous support they receive, as shown by the many outstanding reviews they have received from people who have direct experience working with The South Florida Wildlife Center.

Great Nonprofits is the largest donation website for nonprofits and where people share stories about their personal experiences on more than 1.6 million charities and nonprofits. The Great Nonprofits Top-Rated Awards are the only awards for nonprofits determined by those who have direct experience with the charities – as donors, volunteers, and recipients of aid.

The complete list of 2021 Top Rated Nonprofits can be found at: https://greatnonprofits.org/awards/browse/Campaign:Year2021/Issue:All/Page:1



South Florida Wildlife Center, is one of the nation’s highest-volume wildlife trauma hospitals. A national leader and teaching facility in wildlife veterinary medicine and rehabilitation, SFWC provides emergency rescue, veterinary treatment, and expert rehabilitative care to more than 250 wild species. Founded in October 1969, the Fort Lauderdale-based facility helps more than 12,000 injured, orphaned, or imperiled animals annually, responds to wildlife conflicts, and collaborates locally and nationally on issues impacting human, environmental, and animal health. Visit southfloridawildlifecenter.org, find us on Facebook, or call (954) 524-4302.