Donate Goods From Our Wish List
Helen Woodward Animal Center is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation who relies not only on monetary donations, but also in-kind donations to perform everyday functions. In-kind donations are tax deductible, however we only are only able to accept certain items. See the list of acceptable donation items below. Please contact Shanti in Development at 858-756-4117 ext. 350, or via email for information on how to donate any of these items, questions about additional types of in-kind donations or assistance with a donation drive. Donations can be dropped off at the Adoptions front desk during normal operating hours.
- Medium size plastic crates (24″-32″ length, 15″-24″ height) High Priority Item!
- 2.5 oz. Gerber Second Foods: Chicken with Chicken Gravy or Turkey with Turkey Gravy (for our baby kitties and pups not eating well)
- No-tip / No-slip stainless steel food/water bowls in all sizes
- 75 ft. industrial hoses
- Industrial washer and/or dryer
- Working desktop multifunction laser printer, non-multifunction laser printer or non-multifunction inkjet printer in the “OfficeJet” line
- Rubber boots
- Metal foldable exercise pens for puppies. (Not wire crates, but the ones you can make into a circle)
- Wall air conditioners
- Portable heaters
- Ergonomic office chairs in working condition
- Tablet to show adoptable pets
- Large screen computer monitors – contact us in advance for features needed
- Portable air conditioning units
- Puppy pads
- Small and medium dog toys
- Small cat toys (mice, jingle balls, etc.)
- Photography equipment (Good pictures help us to tell each pet’s story so he or she finds a forever home quickly!):
- High powered or professional grade lighting
- A new or gently used high-resolution, digital SLR (single lens reflex) camera. (Examples: Canon Rebel or Nikon D60, D40, D3100, D3000, D3200, D5100)
- Black HP LaserJet 4240n cartridge toner
- HP High Yield 88XL Ink Cartridge: Black, Cyan, Magena, or Yellow.
- Click here to view additional Adoptions items on our Amazon Wish List.
Adoptions Foster Program
- Digital postage or kitchen scales
- Blue painter’s tarps
- Puppy potty pads/mattress pad liners
- Flat rolling cart
- Office phone
- Dog toys (rope and Kong chew preferred)
- Cat toys, preferably without catnip (fuzzy mice, balls with bells, small Mylar balls)
- Empty refillable cat litter containers
- Blankets and beds (no stuffing)
- Medium and large pet carriers
- Shopping/grocery bags-Paper or reusable
- Click here to view additional Adoptions Foster Program items on our Amazon Wish List.
- Cowboy Magic Detangler and conditioner
- 2 speaker sound system
- Fly spray
- Click here to view additional Therapeutic Riding items on our Amazon Wish List.
- Any unexpired, unopened cat and dog food (can be wet or dry)
- Cat and dog treats for all sizes
- Canned food for SENIOR cats and dogs
- Ziploc Freezer Gallon and/or Quart bags (Ziploc FREEZER brand only please)
Technology and Web Needs
- Computers (must have a sticker on it that has the word “Core” or purchased in 2007 or later)
- Monitors (any working flat screen monitors)
- Printers (working desktop multifunction laser printer, non-multifunction laser printer or non- multifunction inkjet printer in the “OfficeJet” line)
- A new or gently used rolling laptop bag
- New or gently used USB keyboards and mice
- Click here to view additional Technology and Web needs on our Amazon Wish List.
- Computers (must have a sticker on it that has the word “Core” or purchased in 2007 or later) and monitors (any working flat screen monitors)
- Smooth river rock pebbles (2 yards worth)
- Click here to view additional Club Pet items on our Amazon Wish List.
- Golf cart batteries
- Ladders (4, 6, 10 foot, preferably in great shape)
- Electric power tools
- Power cords
- Water pumps
- Golf carts
- Banner material (specifically 24″ wide canvas rolls for our HP Design Jet 500)
- Laptops (Wi-Fi enabled, model 2009 or later)
Pet Encounter Therapy
- Golf cart
- New or gently used bagless vacuum – Oreck, or Dyson
- Gift certificates to local grocery stores, hardware stores, and gas stations
- Metallic foldable exercise pens (same type as Adoptions has on their list)
- Heavy duty dryer
- Cuttlebone, sealed bird treats, birds toys
- Magnetic reptile ledges
- Hand crank emergency radio for evacuation kit
- Click here to view additional Pet Encounter Therapy items on our Amazon Wish List.
- Click here to view Education items on our Amazon Wish List.
Paws in the Ranch Pet Boutique
- Click here to view Paws in the Ranch Pet Boutique items on our Amazon Wish List.
- Click here to view Equine Hospital items on our Amazon Wish List.
- Gift certificates for employee recognition
- Restaurant owners who would like to donate lunch for all-staff luncheons
- Folding tables (4ft-6ft)
- Folding chairs
- Large spin the wheel
- New tarps and painters cloths
- Donation containers
- Large plastic bins with lids
- Portable puppy playpens (large or x-large)