Ways to Give

Your investment in The Wild Center - in whichever form it takes - helps in every part of our effort to ignite an enduring passion for the Adirondacks, where people and nature can thrive together and set an example for the world.

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Be Part of it All

If our work inspires you or the experience connects you with nature in new and unexpected ways, we hope you’ll make an investment.

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Gifts in Recognition or Tribute

Consider a gift to The Wild Center in recognition of a friend, family member or a special occasion.

Make a gift in recognition

or mail your gift with this printer-friendly form

For further information on giving options please contact Tim Holmes (x 107) or Hillarie Logan-Dechene (x 103) at 518-359-7800. Thank you for thinking of The Wild Center.

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Donations to the Annual Fund typically cover more than half the funding needed to run daily operations. Your investment will make an impact every day as people from all points of view, all walks of life and all ages come together to understand the web of life that supports us.

Naming Opportunities

We are happy to meet with you to talk about ideas that have special meaning for you or for the person you wish to honor. We can take a walk around The Wild Center to look at examples of gifts that others have given, including birch trees in the Great Hall, Discovery Boxes in the Naturalists Cabinet, and quiet benches along the trails – all recognized as a testament to someone’s special love of the Adirondacks.

If you wish to meet with us to talk about what you might want to do for a friend or family member please contact Hillarie Logan-Dechene (x 103) at 518-359-7800.

Give a Gift of Membership

It is easy to gift a new membership or renew a membership for someone. The online membership form includes a “Gift Membership” check box, which opens a form for entering the recipient’s name and address, and to indicate where we should send the gift packet. If the recipient is already a member, your gift will take affect after their current membership ends. For assistance contact Tim at 518-359-7800 x107 or tholmes@wildcenter.org.

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Become an Animal Champion

Animal Champions help provide food, veterinary care, enrichment and a healthy home for the animals that live at The Wild Center.

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Find the opportunity that matches your interests, skills and schedule.

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Be Part of Wild Walk

We are raising money from people like you to make the final payments on an experience where - in its 1st year - over 125,000 people shared a deeper and more elevated sense of the Adirondacks.

Make a Wild Walk gift online

For other giving options, including dedications for different elements on Wild Walk, please contact the Wild Center at 518-359-7800, or info@wildcenter.org.