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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:

  • 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