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Every day in local laboratories and outposts in far away lands, the scientists at Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute work toward ensuring that human and animal populations share a vibrant and healthy environment. Our vision is a world that can sustain its rich biodiversity to ensure a lasting prosperity for future generations. You can be part of our quest to leave behind a world that is a little better than we found it by making a tax-deductible donation today!

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You can also mail or fax your contribution by using this form.

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As a donor,  you’re invited to our special events:

Sunday, January 14, 2018 8:30AM – 12:30PM
Annual Whale Watch hosted by Seaforth Sportfishing. As part of this memorable trip, you’ll have the opportunity to view majestic California Gray Whales as they travel south to their birthing grounds in the lagoons of Baja California, Mexico. In addition to witnessing this remarkable journey, guests may also see dolphins, sea lions and many species of marine birds while enjoying breakfast on the sea. HSWRI scientists and staff attend the event to provide educational opportunities for attendees.

Summer 2018
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 5:30-7:30 PM
Conservation Concerts at HSWRI Mission Bay offices. This summer concert series showcases local artists coupled with science chats with HSWRI marine researchers. A casual happy hour-type event, the evenings include delicious hors d’oeuvres and a no-host bar on the scenic east patio of HSWRI’s headquarters, right on the shores of Mission Bay.

Saturday, July 28th, 2018 (Time TBA)
Donor Appreciation Picnic at SeaWorld Orlando. This year, we are bringing back our Donor Appreciation Picnic in Florida at SeaWorld Orlando. The day includes brunch, musical performances, visits from SeaWorld animal ambassadors, and brief science chats featuring HSWRI researchers.

Fall 2018
Sunday, September 16, 2018 11AM-1PM
Donor Appreciation Picnic at SeaWorld San Diego. The event is a popular, long-standing tradition with HSWRI supporters and their families. The day includes brunch, musical performances, visits from SeaWorld animal ambassadors, and brief science chats featuring HSWRI researchers. Guests also enjoy free admission that day to the park.

Thursday, October 11, 2018 5:30-9:00PM
The VIP Appreciation Event at SeaWorld San Diego is an exclusive, after-hours, behind-the-scenes event at that lets you experience the wonders of the ocean up-close. The evening’s activities include interactions with marine life such as dolphins, polar bears, turtles, and orcas. Guests partake in delicious food and drink alongside fellow supporters from the private and public sectors while learning about HSWRI’s latest research worldwide.

Coconut Point Reception at Melbourne Beach Lab (Date TBA) Join us our Coconut Point lab in Florida located directly on the Indian River Lagoon. Guests will enjoy delicious food and drink alongside community partners and fellow supporters from the private and public sectors in Brevard County as well as updates on HSWRI work in Florida and worldwide.

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FLORIDA SUPPORTERS: Interested in supporting the rescue and research efforts of our our Marine Mammal Stranding Team?  Help them by purchasing an item from their Amazon Wishlist and provide vital supplies for stranding response kits. And if you purchase through Amazon Smile, a portion of your purchase price will be donated to HSWRI!

 

 

 

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Donor Benefits

• HSWRI Conservation Concert on the Bay – San Diego 

  • $100 2 tickets
  • $200 4 tickets

• HSWRI Annual Whale Watch trip – San Diego

  • $150 2 tickets
  • $300 4 tickets

• HSWRI Donor Appreciation Picnic at SeaWorld San Diego 

  • $240 2 tickets
  • $480 4 tickets

• $1,000 – $2,499Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute Society Membership:

  • 4 tickets to the HSWRI Conservation Concert on the Bay – San Diego
  • 4 tickets to the HSWRI Donor Appreciation Picnic at SeaWorld San Diego 9/16/2018 OR SeaWorld Orlando 7/28/2018
  • 2 tickets to Coconut Point Reception – Melbourne Beach, FL
  • 2 tickets to the HSWRI Annual Whale Watch trip in San Diego
  • Name recognition in printed materials

• $2,500 – $4,999Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute VIP Sponsor:

  • 6 tickets to the HSWRI Conservation Concert on the Bay – San Diego
  • 4 tickets to the HSWRI Donor Appreciation Picnic at SeaWorld San Diego OR 2 tickets to SeaWorld Orlando
  • 2 tickets to the Annual Whale Watch trip
  • 2 tickets to the HSWRI evening VIP event at SeaWorld
  • 2 tickets to Coconut Point Reception – Melbourne Beach, FL
  • Exclusive HSWRI tour for 4 people
  • Name recognition in printed materials and event promotions 

Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity. HSWRI’s Development staff abides by the Code of Ethics and Donor Bill of Rights as outlined by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). Both documents (C) 1964, Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), all rights reserved. Included with permission from the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

AFP Code of Ethics

Donor Bill of Rights

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HSWRI Registration Number: CH10200

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