Wish List

Another great way to help Nashville Zoo is by donating items to fulfill different department needs. Below is a wish list of needed items. Items can be dropped off at the Zoo's Croft Center.

If you would like to know more about our Wish List and ways you can help, please contact us at pr@nashvillezoo.org.


  • 10 plastic bins (any size)
  • LCD monitors
  • Lightweight, collapsible, portable projection screen


  • Plastic storage box (container)

Animal Care



Critter Encounters

Education Animals

  • IQ Treat Ball

  • Birds
  • Gift certificate in any amount to Petsmart or Nashville Pet Products
  • Parrot Toys (any size - large are especially needed)

  • Historic Farm


    • RodentPro gift card
    • 60 watt and 100 watt eco-friendly bulbs for freezer and cooler
    • Commercial blender
    • Gift cards for grocery stores, restaurant supply companies and PetSmart or Nashville Pet Products
    • New microwave (any size)
    • New Ziploc/slide-lock bags (quart or snack size)
    • Plastic shoe boxes with lids
    • Professional chef's knives (non-wood handles)
    • Professional cutting boards
    • Scales (www.oldwillknotscales.com)

    Veterinary Care

    • Fireproof filing cabinets
    • Stryker saw
    • Storage cabinets with doors
    • Tonopen
    • Large towels


    • Gift cards for hardware stores
    • Wire scrub brushes