At MBC we’re dedicated to making a positive impact in our communities by helping individuals and families in need. We do this through our commitment to help support charities that make a huge impact in the lives of many throughout our Michigan communities. One of the ways we raise money is with Friday Casual Days. Every month MBC employees have the opportunity to pay $20 for the privilege of wearing blue jeans or other casual attire on Fridays.

Our spotlight charity for August is The Creature Conservancy.

The Creature Conservancy inspires compassionate connections to wildlife through camps, classes, private events, and programs. Their amazing collection of animal ambassadors provide opportunities to learn about ecology, biology, conservation and so much more. They even have options to bring their “zoo” to you!

More than half of their residents are rescues, with varied stories and backgrounds. They frequently receive animals transferred from other institutions. These animals were all born in captivity and reside at The Creature Conservancy as animal ambassadors actively working to educate the local community. A few of the species residing at The Creature Conservancy actively breed. These animals participate in regional breeding programs with other institutions for placement in educational programs.