Thank you to everyone who donated blankets. We currently have plenty and are unable to accept any more blanket donations. Please see our wishlist below for other ways you can help The Zoo.

Shop directly from our amazon wishlist.
To arrange a time to drop-off donation items, please reach out to Gabry at gabry@forestparkzoo.com.
Two raccoons snuggle together, looking at the camera.

Animal Care:

Facilities:

  • Shed
  • Screws (Phillips)
  • Nails
  • Shovels
  • Scrap Lumber (at least a foot long)

Education:

  • Up-to-date items for Zoo Camp can be found on our Amazon Wishlist. 
  • Pond Nets
  • Field Identification Guides (like this one or this one.)
  • Shallow bins
  • Craft Supplies (non-toxic paint, brushes, markers, crayons, pipecleaners, popsicle sticks, craft paper, craft foam, felt, fabric, etc.)
  • Paper Plates
  • Plastic Utensils
  • Napkins
  • Plastic Cups
  • Clip Boards
  • Office Supplies (sticky notes, pens, pencils, child safety scissors)
  • Wooden dowels (3-4 ft in length)
  • Blank coasters that can be written on
  • Animal-themed children's books

Gift Shop/Ticket Booth:

  • Windex
  • Paper Towels
  • Napkins
  • Plastic Spoons
  • Fish Food (Goldfish Flakes)
  • Scissors
  • Staplers
  • Scotch Tape
  • Golf Pencils