American Idol runner-up Clark Beckham, American Eagle Foundation President Al Cecere, and celebrity educational Bald Eagle ‘Challenger’ meet at the Smoky Mountain Opry Theater in Pigeon Forge to promote a special December 13th benefit show supporting the non-profit eagle care and protection charity.
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Around 225 Lincoln Elementary School students could not contain their excitement Thursday afternoon when learning about eagles from an American Eagle Foundation moderator that some interacted with through web-based class lessons.
Each year, Bill and Tani Austin of the Starkey Foundation, hold a gala in St. Paul Minnesota to raise money for their hearing foundation. Tables are “purchased” at different prices by individuals, groups, or companies. In addition, both a silent auction and a live auction are held, raising additional funds, which are used by Starkey to fund their mission.
An Eagle released into the wild by the American Eagle Foundation back in 2008, is now back home to start her own family.
On behalf of Charity Navigator, I wish to congratulate American Eagle Foundation on achieving our coveted 4-star rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.
New York City Audubon confirmed that a pair of bald eagles are nesting on the South Shore of Staten Island, the first such touchdown in the city in 100 years.
Non-releasable Bald Eagles Independence and Franklin live in an enormous aviary at Dollywood on AEF’s Eagle Mountain Sanctuary. Since 2002, they have successfully raised 29 eaglets that have been released into the wild.
Washington D.C. is joining the effort to establish a national American Eagle day.
Before the NCAA Men’s Basketball Final began on April 6, 2015, the air was electric with excitement inside Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Duke Blue Devils vs Wisconsin Badgers – both teams poised to claim victory.
The American Eagle Foundation (AEF) is in its second year of streaming live HD video from a wild Bald Eagle nest in Northeast Florida. For 7 documented seasons, Bald Eagle pair ‘Romeo’ & ‘Juliet’ have returned to their nest high atop a slash pine tree to renew their bond and raise a new family of eaglets. This year, a second HD camera was added—or a total of 3 HD cams on the nest, allowing for unparalleled views in the daily life of these eagles. Hundreds of thousands of viewers have watched at www.eagles.org.
Bald Eagle Challenger was part of the pre-race show before the start of the Daytona 500 Sunday. Before every event, Challenger is given an opportunity to practice, so that he will be familiar with the space into which he is flying
The American Eagle Foundation is proud to announce eight successful eagle grants applicants for 2015. This year, $100,038 in grants will be awarded. This is the third year the American Eagle Foundation has sponsored grants for work that conserves and protects eagles, awarding grants totaling in excess of $300,000. We appreciate the important work of these grantees, and are honored to be able to contribute to the continued success of the Bald Eagle.
For the past 2 years, the American Eagle Foundation has provided HD Live Video from a nest of wild Bald Eagles in Northeast Florida. The parent eagles, “Romeo” and “Juliet” built this sturdy nest and have been returning every fall to refurbish the nest, lay eggs, and raise their eaglets.
The American Eagle Foundation strongly believes that all generations should be educated about nature, the environment, and the beauty of Bald Eagles and birds of prey.
Fall means Football for American Eagle Foundation (AEF) staff and Bald Eagle Challenger. Challenger is loaded into his custom-made carrier, carefully placed inside a Delta plane, and flown to a variety of stadiums across the nation. Hundreds of thousands of sports enthusiasts are inevitably captivated as they watch this famous non-releasable, free-flying Bald Eagle, the U.S.A’s living symbol of Freedom, soar majestically over their heads and into the stadium as the Star Spangled Banner is performed during pre-game festivities.
The American Eagle Foundation (AEF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Contributions to the American Eagle Foundation are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.
The AEF's tax identification number is 58-1652023.
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