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In-kind donations are a unique way to support your Zoos. Donations can be in the form of goods or services, and they’re used for animal enrichment, education presentations, administrative purposes and more. In-kind donations help defray Zoo costs and provide a great way to put your unwanted goods or skilled service to use!

In addition to the items below, we have wish lists on the following sites:

Listed below is the Zoo New England wish list of new or lightly used items and the number of how many are needed. Please contact the Animal Management department at 617-989-2680 to make a donation or for more information. In-kind donations are tax deductable as allowed by law.

Appliances/ Vehicles

  • Chest freezer
  • Electric golf cart
  • Humidifier - large
  • Pick-up truck - small
  • Refrigerator

Diet Prep/ Food

  • 5-gallon food grade buckets with lids (30)
  • Chef's knives - large (20)
  • Disposable shower caps (500)
  • Electric popcorn poppers (3)
  • Food grade scales - small (10)
  • Lixit water bottles (10)
  • Metal dog dishes - large (10)
  • Professional/industrial electric knife sharpener (4)
  • Tupperware with lids - all sizes (100)

Enrichment

  • AM/FM radios or CD players (5)
  • Paper lunch bags (10 packs)
  • "Tuffies" toys (10)
  • CDs of animal or nature sounds
  • Fake aquarium plants (5)
  • Small tank humidifiers, mister systems and foggers (20)

Equipment/Supplies

  • Binoculars
  • Cool mist humidifiers (4)
  • Dry erase white boards - large (10)
  • Industrial floor driers
  • Industrial floor fans
  • Oscillating wall fans (5)
  • Plug-in rechargable flashlights - small (5)
  • Plug-in timers (15)
  • Rubbermaid bins
  • Rubbermaid BRUTE barrels: 20 gallon (5), 32 gallon (5), 44 gallon (15)
  • Rubbermaid stock tanks: 5-10 gallon (10), 14-18 gallon (5)
  • Spectrophotometer
  • Standard plug electric power washer
  • Step ladder, 1-3 steps (3)
  • TAYLOR digital hygrometer, -40 to 158°F (10)
  • Three prong plug splitters (10)
  • Wall clocks (5)
  • Wheelbarrows (4)

Tools/Hardware

  • Cord and cordless drills and bits (2 of each)
  • Double end bolt snaps (100)
  • Hammer drill
  • Heavy duty zinc coated stainless steel chain (1 roll)
  • MAKITA cordless drill/drivver, bare tool - 18.0V
  • Shovels: single yolk (2), snow (5), spade (5), flat (5)
  • Socket wrench set
  • WD-40 (10)
  • Zinc-plated steel spring locking carabineers - all sizes (100)
  • Hard rakes (5)
  • Loppers (5)
  • Pruning saw (5)
  • Pruning shears (5)

Gift cards also make wonderful gifts! Zoo New England’s Enrichment Committee welcomes gift cards from Target, The Home Depot, PETCO and PetSmart.