The Wildlife Center receives about two-thirds of our funding from individual donors. We also appreciate in-kind donations. The Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley is a 501(c)3 non-profit, public-benefit corporation, and donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

To learn about the cost of animal care, click here.

Ways you can Donate

Paypal is a secure way to donate directly to the Center with any major credit card online. Leave us special instructions or click the “recurring donation checkbox to automatically donate each month.
Prefer to donate items rather than money? You can find plenty of things we need for the animals and daily operation at the Center on our Amazon Wishlist. Simply click the link, browse through the items you’d like to purchase for the Center and they will be delivered directly to us! Make sure to leave your name and email in the notes section if you would like a tax receipt.
3027 Penitencia Creek Road
San Jose, CA 95132
Send a check, cash or item to our mailing address.

Wish Lists

Check out these lists—you would be surprised at how many things you may have around the house that we could put to good use. If you don’t see an item listed that you think may be of use to us, please call us at (408)-929-9453 or email

Miscellaneous Supplies

Heating pads (no automatic shut-off)

Heat lamps

Laptop Computer

Tablet (For fundraising and Outreach events)

Silent Auction / Event Software

Pedal garbage cans

River Rock

Pea gravel

Gift cards: Safeway, Home Depot, Office Max, Orchard Supply, Costco, and American Express would all be welcomed, even partially used

Other Ways to Donate

Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley
3027 Penitencia Creek Road
San Jose, CA 95132
1-408-929-9453 (929-WILD)

Hours: 9 am to 5 pm, 7 days a week
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WCSV is a leased facility of the Santa Clara County Parks & Recreation Department,
funded in part by support from the City of San Jose, the City of Milpitas, the City of Sunnyvale and Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority