In-Kind Donations

Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary is always in need of donations of specific items.  Here is a list of what the Sanctuary can use:


  • White envelopesCIMG3890
  • Stamps
  • Paper towels
  • Facial tissue (Kleenex)
  • Copy paper (white or color)
  • Laminate sheets (81/2 x 11 or business card size)
  • 13 and 33 gallon trash bags
  • Ledger size paper for printing (glossy is ideal)
  • Scissors
  • Staplers
  • Photo paper
  • Computers/printers
  • 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
  • Livestock panels
  • Shelving
  • Batteries (all sizes)
  • Irrigation material
  • Shade cloth
  • Welding gloves

Animal Department:


  • Bleach
  • Animal crates
  • Dog runs
  • Towels, blankets
  • Stainless steel bowls
  • Astroturf
  • Heating pads
  • New dog, cat, parrot toys
  • 5-gallon buckets
  • Game meat
  • Beef (non-seasoned, less than months old)
  • Large syringes (new)
  • Large Kitchen Knives
  • Microscope
  • 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.