wildlife photo cont#1A74018Enter RWS Photo Contest

Thanks to tremendous support from The Great Frame Up, we’re hosting our 1st annual photo contest. We’ve extended the deadline to October 15; it’s open to ALL photographers. Finalists will be selected at a public reception October 25 by photographer Bryan Parsons.  All proceeds will go to support our mission to aid injured and orphaned native animals and return them to the wild. Get more details here. >>

August 29, 2014. Paint's on. Porch is done. Roof finished. Taking Flight

We’re almost there! Thanks largely to the extraordinary generosity of Alice Meador, who has given RWS a major gift in memory of her dear friend Becca Chaitin, and also to contributions from supporters like you, we have secured a $50,000 challenge grant from the Perry Foundation. We are now $300,000 closer to completing our new, permanent rehab facility. And we’re almost done! Check out our progress in these pictures. Our Taking Flight Fundraising Campaign continues as we seek to raise $250,000 more to continue our operations for the next several years as we transition to our new, expanded home.  We invite you to help us meet this challenge!

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greenehouseshopsGoing Shopping

RWS board member Candy Goodyear has created a special space just for RWS at the Greene House Antique Shops in Ruckersville.  Donate an item, purchase an item. All proceeds go to help care for our wildlife patients. You can find great deals on jewelry, silver, linens and quilts, art, china, glass, pottery, and more. Call  Candy if you have questions about what to donate: 434-295-4090. Thank you Candy!

OpposumOur Mission

Rockfish Wildlife Sanctuary is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to:

  • Rescue and rehabilitate injured and orphaned native wildlife in Central Virginia and release them back into the wild;
  • Inform our fellow citizens about what to do when they find an injured or orphaned wild animal, and who to contact for help with the animal; and,
  • Educate the citizens of Central Virginia about the habitats and needs of native wildlife.

Read more about us on our About RWS page