Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Poor Economy affecting OM

"In the aftermath of the plunging stock market, retail closures, corporate cutbacks, and thousands of lost jobs, many small non-profit organizations, Operation Migration (OM) among them, find themselves facing a financial crisis. Not unlike retailers who rely on a pre and post holiday surge in sales to make their year, charitable groups count on the giving spirit of the season, and the attractiveness of a last minute tax deductible receipt, to replenish their coffers and carry them into the New Year. Being virtually 100% funded through small foundations and individual donations, Operation Migration, whose aircraft are leading a cohort of endangered young Whooping cranes south, is feeling the pinch."

Link: Full article from WAAYTV.com

Link: I want to help Operation Migration

In-flight crane image © Joe Duff

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