D - Animal Related

N.C. Aquarium Society

The North Carolina Aquarium Society is a private, nonprofit organization whose purpose it provide philanthropic support for the three state-operated North Carolina Aquariums at Fort Fisher, Pine Knoll Shores and Roanoke Island, as well as Jennette's Pier in Nags Head. This support is provided through donations, exhibit and program sponsorship, membership programs, gift shop operations, and advocacy. These efforts support the Aquariums’ operational and capital needs, as well as their mission to "Inspire appreciation and conservation of our aquatic environments."

Rescue Ranch, Inc.

To promote respect for all animals, as well as agricultural, environmental and wildlife conservation and facilitates rehabilitation, rescue, and responsible pet ownership in order to enhance the human-animal bond.