Give Back

Starting on November 10, WCS will launch its annual holiday toy drive along with a hurricane relief collection for the survivors of the recent hurricanes. below you will find the efforts being organized for these collections and how you can help.


SUPPORT THE WCS TOY DRIVE

Thank you for your interest in helping support New Yorkers in need this holiday season.

From November 10 through December 31, 2017, the Bronx Zoo, New York Aquarium, Central Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo and Queens Zoo will be accepting new, unwrapped toys as part of our annual toy drive.

The Bronx Zoo will be participating in the Bronx Borough President's annual toy drive supporting the families of local veterans and active duty military members. The Central Park Zoo will be donating to families of local veterans and active duty military members. The New York Aquarium, the Prospect Park Zoo, and the Queens Zoo will be collecting toys to benefit families in need.

Below, please find donation drop-off information and special ticket offers at your desired donation location. Click on each park for further details.


SUPPORT THE WCS HURRICANE RELIEF DRIVE

From November 10 through November 24, the Bronx Zoo, New York Aquarium, Central Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo and Queens Zoo will be accepting much needed essentials from our visitors.

WCS is partnering with the New York City Mayor’s Office and New York City Hurricane Service Center to collect much needed supplies for displaced individuals and families from Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands and other Caribbean islands following the recent hurricanes.

Requested Items:

  • Baby Food and Formula
  • Baby Diapers
  • Backpacks filled with school supplies (pencils, crayons, markers, colored pencils, glue sticks, erasers, and notebooks)

All items must be new, completely unopened, and packaged. Only items listed above will be accepted.

For more information about the New York City Hurricane Service Center please click HERE

Bronx Zoo

This holiday season, for every new, unwrapped toy or hurricane supply you donate, receive one free general admission ticket to the Bronx Zoo.

Central Park Zoo

This holiday season, for every new, unwrapped toy or hurricane supply you donate, receive one free general admission ticket to the Bronx Zoo.

New York Aquarium

This holiday season, for every new, unwrapped toy or hurricane supply you donate, receive one free general admission ticket to the New York Aquarium.

Prospect Park Zoo

This holiday season, for every new, unwrapped toy or hurricane supply you donate, receive one free general admission ticket to the New York Aquarium.

Queens Zoo

This holiday season, for every new, unwrapped toy or hurricane supply you donate, receive one free general admission ticket to the Bronx Zoo.

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