Care for Wild – United States

Care For Wild United States

To better facilitate the support shown by our US supporters, we have registered Care for Wild as a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organizationnon-profit organization (Tax EIN 82-2676307) in the USA. Any charitable donations and contributions to Care for Wild are deductible for U.S. Income Tax purposes, to the extent allowed by the law.



Got Your Own Idea? Host Your Own Fundraising Event!

From school dance-o-thons to walking or running with your pets, Rhino Bingo at work, or Care for Wild Wine and Cheese Evenings with friends. Pick an activity that makes you happy and we will support you.

Our US Team

We have a passionate and dedicated team based in the US, working tirelessly to support the sanctuary's initiatives. Our team consists of experienced conservationists, fundraisers, communicators, and administrators who collaborate closely with our counterparts in South Africa. Together, we ensure that your support directly benefits the rhinos and contributes to their long-term survival.


Toni Condon

Chief Development Officer

Toni is responsible for Care for Wild’s global fundraising strategy and leads all activities related to fundraising revenue generation. She has spent the past 25 years building the capacity of mission-focused international and regional non-profit organizations. Her strong passion for nature, along with her life-long love of animals, are the driving forces behind her work. Toni previously served as the Executive Director of African Parks Foundation of America, where her leadership of the US fundraising activities, played a significant role in doubling African Parks’ footprint. Prior to joining African Parks, Toni led the Philanthropy Team at the Humane Society of the United States and was responsible for securing major gifts for key campaigns to advance the protection of animals globally. She has extensive experience in planning and executing fundraising campaigns, including 10 years at institutions of higher education. Toni holds a BA in English Literature from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and a Master’s degree in Communication from Miami University in Oxford Ohio.

Care for Wild Rhino Sanctuary (US) Board Members


Jim Roth


Jim Roth brings a solid background in engineering, business development, sales, and marketing. He excels in developing new products into profitable lines and has experience in growing small, innovative companies. With expertise in aerospace, industrial machinery, and firefighting equipment, Jim is focused on long-term growth, strategic planning, and cost controls. As a volunteer leader for Care for Wild in North America, he oversees grant funding, donor relations, security, and operations to support the sanctuary's needs in South Africa.


Staci Roth


Staci Roth brings a wealth of experience as a dedicated kindergarten teacher with over 30 years of service. Her true passion lies in educating children about the significance of animals and their vital role within the ecosystem. After witnessing the incredible efforts of Petronel and the sanctuary staff in rescuing baby rhinos, Staci became wholeheartedly committed to Care for Wild. As the Secretary of Care for Wild in the US, she plays a vital role in overseeing projects and ensuring effective management and support.


Richard Grossman

Esq, Chief Financial Officer at Care for Wild US

Richard A Grossman, Esq is an attorney licensed in the State of California and the United States District Court for the Central District of California. He began his career as a civil litigator representing domestic and international corporations in contractual and intellectual property disputes. Over the course of 18 years of practice, Richard has worked with numerous non-profit organizations providing valuable legal experience on matters of corporate and non-profit formalities, taxation, finance, contracts, dispute resolution, fundraising, and much more. In addition to his legal work, in 2021 Richard opened a tax practice representing both individuals and business entities. In 2022, he co-founded The Oaks Professional Services Group, Inc to provide bookkeeping, payroll, CFO, and other professional support services to businesses and non-profits. Richard graduated with honors from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in political science and earned is his juris doctorate degree from the Whitter College School of Law in Costa Mesa, CA in 2005.


Petronel Nieuwoudt

Founder and CEO

Petronel Nieuwoudt, the Founder and CEO of Care for Wild Rhino Sanctuary, has dedicated her life to wildlife conservation. After her studies, Petronel joined the South African Police Service's Endangered Species Protection Unit, where she rose to the rank of Captain. She later established The Game Capture School, providing training in wildlife capture and management. Passionate about wildlife rehabilitation, she founded Sondela Wildlife Centre and Tamboti Wildlife Centre. In 2011, Petronel founded Care for Wild Africa, a rehabilitation centre for indigenous wildlife. As the rhino poaching crisis developed, Care for Wild evolved into the world’s largest specialised orphaned, rhino sanctuary. Petronel's community-focused and sustainable vision has brought opportunities to the local community, addressing socio-economic challenges. Petronel's mission protects rhinos and people alike, ensuring a better future for generations to come.


Chris de Bruno Austin

Chris de Bruno Austin is a globally recognized forest and wildfire specialist, serving as the MD of WoF International/Kishugu Holdings Limited and CEO of the Kishugu Group of Companies. He led the successful implementation of the South African Government's Working on Fire Programme, renowned for rural job creation. Chris has contributed to international projects, including climate change initiatives, forestry skill development for small-scale farmers, and vegetation management in National Parks. With extensive expertise, he has authored technical papers and fire management plans for notable sites like Ngorongoro, Serengeti, and the Okavango Delta. Chris has played a crucial role in advancing fire management research, including the SavFIRE project in Kruger National Park.

Fundraising, events & USA volunteers

Toni Condon Chief Development Officer
Phone: +44 240 672 5702

Jim Roth (President of the Board)

Care for Wild is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organizationnon-profit organization (Tax EIN 82-2676307) in the USA. Any charitable donations and contributions to CFWRS are deductible for U.S. Income Tax purposes, to the extent allowed by the law.

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