In-Kind Donations

Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary is always in need of donations of specific items. Items like those listed below allow us to save resources for animals care and rescue programs, as well as our community education and outreach programs. Your support, with donations like these, allow us to maximize the amount we're able to do in our community. Thank you in advance for your help!

Here is a list of what the Sanctuary can use:


  • White Envelopes (All Sizes)CIMG3890
  • Stamps
  • Paper Towels
  • Facial Tissue (Kleenex)
  • Copy Paper (White or Color)
  • Laminating Sheets (8-1/2 x 11 or Business-Card Size)
  • 13- and 33-Gallon Trash Bags
  • Ledger-Size Paper (Glossy is Ideal)
  • Scissors
  • Staplers
  • Photo Paper
  • Computers/Printers (New)
  • Silverware (Plastic and Metal)
  • Mini-Refridgerator


  • Gas Hedge Trimmerbench on event center
  • Gas Blower
  • Fencing (Chainlink, Hardwarecloth)
  • Plywood
  • Clean Fill Dirt/Decomposed Granite/Pea Gravel
  • Garden Hoses
  • Socket Set (Complete)
  • Deep Sockets
  • Livestock Panels
  • Chop Saw
  • Drill Press
  • Shelving
  • Batteries (All Sizes)
  • Irrigation Materials
  • Shade Cloth
  • Belt Sander
  • JennifoodprepWelding Gloves
  • Tractor(s)

Animal Department:

  • Bleach
  • Animal Crates
  • Dog Runs
  • Towels and Blankets
  • Stainless Steel Bowls
  • Astroturf
  • Heating Pads
  • Dog, Cat, and Parrot Toys (New)
  • 5-Gallon Buckets
  • Game Meat
  • Beef (Non-Seasoned)
  • Large Syringes (New)
  • Large Kitchen Knives
  • CIMG5834Microscope
  • Dishwasher (Portable, Industrial)

Browse for the Animals: These are the plant cuttings that animals either eat, or can be used as behavioral enrichment for them. We also accept bagged leaves and pine needles as enrichment; as well as loose sand, wood chips and dirt. All donations must be free of chemicals and debris.

  • Mulberry, Pine, Ash, Elm, Willow, Scrub Oak, Acacia (Thorn Tree), Cottonwood (any member of the Salicaceae Family)
  • Bear's Breech, Queen Palm, Salt Brush, Desert Broom, Bamboo, Bottle Tree, Carob Tree, Palo Verde, Lemon Grass, Umbrella Grass, Indian Rosewood, Gum Tree, Ficus, Hibiscus, Desert Fern, Mint, Jerusalem Thorn, Fountain Grass, Date Palm, Rose, Firethorn, Palmetto, Fan Palm, Cat Tails, Tipu Tree
  • Cuttings from fruit trees (fresh only)
  • Banana
  • Prickly Pear
  • Pumpkin
  • Pomegranite
  • Cat Nip, Cat Mint, Basil, Oregano, Rosemary
  • Mesquite
  • Sugar Cane
  • Bulrush
  • Tamarisk
  • Yellow Bells
  • Cape Honeysuckle


If you are interested in donating an item or items to the Sanctuary, please call 928.778.4242 or bring your item to the sanctuary during regular business hours. All donations are tax deductible.