Community Involvement

The Inns of Sanibel ownership and team members are proud to partner closely with Sanibel’s Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (C.R.O.W.) in local events such as Taste of the Islands and via ongoing donations to the Clinic. Additionally, The Inns regularly donate to Play for P.I.N.K., Pete’s Tab and other local and national non-profit organizations.


  • C.R.O.W. is a teaching hospital and visitor education center dedicated to saving wildlife through state-of-the-art veterinary care, research, education and conservation medicine.

    Each year, CROW cares for more than 5,000 wildlife patients including more than 200 species of sick, injured and orphaned wildlife in its veterinary hospital, which is one of the nation’s leading rehabilitation facilities for native and migratory wildlife.

  • Play for P.I.N.K. helps 30,000 people a year turn their passion for play into lifesaving advances in breast cancer research.

    Play for P.I.N.K. supports volunteers organizing sporting and lifestyle events to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, raising $4.9 million annually to bring about breakthroughs in detection, treatment, prevention and survivorship.


    Sanibel – Captiva Conservation Foundation’s mission is to protect and care for Southwest Florida’s coastal ecosystems through our focus on Water Quality Research, Policy and Advocacy, Sea Turtles and Shorebirds, Native Landscaping, Habitat and Wildlife Management, and Environmental Education.

    Over the last 53 years, SCCF’s diverse program areas have grown to include the Native Landscapes & Garden CenterWildlife & Habitat ManagementSea TurtleShorebird Research and Monitoring, Environmental Policy, a Marine Laboratory, and the Sanibel Sea School.


    Pace Center for Girls has transformed the lives of girls and young women for more than thirty-five years. Founded in 1985, Florida, Pace has successfully grown to annually serve more than 3,000 girls in 22 locations in Florida and Georgia.

    Dedicated to changing the lives of girls through the development of critical life, health, and academic skills, Pace has changed the life trajectory of more than 40,000 girls and is recognized as one of the nation’s leading advocates for girls in need.


    For Pete’s Sake Cancer Respite Foundation enables cancer patients and their loved ones to strengthen, deepen and unify their relationships by creating unforgettable and lasting respite experiences.

    Working with oncology patients at cancer centers, Pete’s Sake provides transformative experiences to cancer patients (ages 24-55), their caregivers, and their children. They offer families emotional support throughout their journey with cancer and helps them recognize it is love, not their cancer that defines them.


    Best Buddies International is dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development, and inclusive living for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

    The IDD community that Best Buddies serves includes, but is not limited to, people with Down syndrome, autism, Fragile X, Williams syndrome, cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury and other undiagnosed disabilities.


    Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast provides one-to-one mentoring relationships to children ages 6-18 years old throughout the Gulf Coast of Florida.

    The organization provides children facing adversity, often those of single or low-income households or families with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

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