LIVE from Oconomowoc…It’s the Wildlife In Need Center!!
Join us tomorrow for our first ever virtual online event.
We invite you, your family and friends to celebrate — “Caring for our Wisconsin wildlife” with WINC staff as they share ambassador news, patient stories, plus join in the excitement of several patient releases!
Help us reach our goal of raising $20,000 and we will unlock a $5,000
gift from a generous donor fund!

11:00 am Kick off: Kim Banach, Executive Director Welcome and exciting news!


11:05 am: Meet Marcy, WINC’s Virginia Opossum Education Ambassador and Erin Toohey, Wildlife Educator.


Noon: Tune in to hear Mandy Feavel, Director of Animal Care, share patient highlights about the Red-tailed Hawk story & see the release.


1:00 pm: Join us to meet Alex Schlecht, Raptor Training Specialist, as she shares details about WINC’s Operating Training program and see footage of staff working with two of WINC’s raptors, Dakota, the Great Horned Owl and Raenah the Red-tailed Hawk. Plus, a surprise announcement!!


2:00 pm: Meet Evie, WINC’s Eastern Fox Snake and Angela Nirk, Wildlife Educator.


3:00 pm: Next up is Mitch Ruiz, Wildlife Rehabilitator giving insight about a renesting Great Horned Owlets and re-uniting them with their wild parents!


4:00 pm: You won’t want to miss this amazing story and release of a critically injured Bald Eagle, hosted by Mandy Feavel


5:00 pm:: Tune in with Alexa Cushman, Wildlife Rehabilitator, hear an amazing story about this Eastern Screech Owl and watch its release back to the wild!


5:05 pm: Tune in for a special message from Wayne Grandy, Board President and Founder of WINC.


5:10 pm:  Kim Banach, Executive Director shares her gratitude to all of WINC’s supporters and presents a heartwarming video.


We would also like to extend our gratitude to our loyal sponsors, listed below.  WINC’s ability to achieve its mission is dependent on their support as well. Thank you table sponsors:


Tom and Mary Roberts

Wayne and Kathy Grandy



We are so very thankful for you and our family of supporters. It is because of your generosity that we are able to continue help provide the essential wildlife medical care and treatment along with quality wildlife education programs for our communities. We could not do this without you!

Be safe,

Kim Banach

Executive Director

Event Details

Saturday, April 25th, 2020

The Legend
1 Legend Way
Wales, WI 53183


Annual Fine Wine & Dine,  Saturday, October 17th, 2020, Facebook Virtual Event

Hallo-WINC, Wildlife In Need Center, Saturday, October 24th, 2020,  3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Spaghetti Dinner, Dousman/Ottawa Lions Club, Saturday, November 7th, 2020, 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Feathers in FocusClick here for updates

Annual Banquet:  Saturday, April 10, 2021 at The Legend of Brandybrook, Wales, WI