Wish List

From toys to office supplies, to spices to washing machines, the sanctuary needs all sorts of things to make the world a better place for our resident chimpanzees and lynx.  You can make a wish come true, one item at a time.

When mailing items, please send to:

Chimps Inc.
P.O. Box 6973
Bend, OR 97708

You can also email us at info@chimps-inc.org to schedule a drop off.

General Donations:

Make a general donation to support some essential sanctuary functions! Click here for more information about our Special Donation Funds.

Please visit our Amazon Wish List for the most current list of supplies. You can also find a general list below.

Health and Medical Supplies:

  • Pedialyte
  • Emergen-C
  • Medical equipment (i.e. stethoscope, otoscope, thermometer, etc.)
  • Blood glucose kit


Sanctuary Maintenance and Safety:

  • Kenwood TK-3400 2-way radios
  • Hand tools: hammers, screw drivers, wrenches
  • Sturdy water hoses
  • New heavy duty all-plastic trash cans, barrels, or culverts
  • Eco-friendly salt for use outdoors/ice
  • Commercial washer and dryer
  • Utility vehicle (e.g. Bobcat)
  • Cleaning supplies (Simple Green, bleach, sponges, latex gloves)
  • Hand tools: hammers, screw drivers, wrenches


Toys and Enrichment:

Any toys appropriate for infant to 6-year-olds.

  • Little tikes toys (e.g. kiddie pools, sand boxes, swings, tables, chairs, etc.)
  • Sturdy sand box toys (e.g. plastic shovels, buckets, rakes)
  • Sturdy dog toys
  • Kong toys (www.kongcompany.com)
  • Large plastic mirrors
  • Rolls of butcher paper and sidewalk chalk
  • Boomer balls, cylinders, blocks, etc. (www.steineronline.com)
  • Feeder tubes and foraging trays (www.sanctuarysupplies.com)
  • Safari Ball, Tug-n-Toss Ball, Jolly Ball, Stall Apple, Looky Lou, “The Tire,” etc. (www.sanctuarysupplies.com)
  • Blankets, sheets and comforters


Educational Outreach Supplies:

  • Gasoline gift cards (to keep us on the road)
  • Memory cards for digital camera (for bringing photos to the public)
  • Plain cardstock (for our bulletins)
  • Ink Cartridges (HP 74XL and HP 75XL)

Gardening and Landscaping Tools:

With five acres of land and two organic gardens to maintain, we need the tools to get the work done.

  • Gift cards to Home Depot and Lowe’s
  • Vegetable seeds (corn, tomato, chard, etc.)
  • Rakes, shovels, spades and pruners
  • Branch clippers
  • Gardening gloves
  • Gas powered Weed Eater
  • Commercial lawn mower

Kitchen and Food Supplies:

  • Gift cards to Costco and Albertsons
  • Plastic spoons
  • Straws
  • Brown paper lunch bags
  • Paper cups (12 oz., 16 oz. and 20 oz.)
  • Paper towels
  • Tin foil
  • Zip lock bags
  • Raw, unsalted nuts (almonds, hard shell pecans, walnuts, brazil nuts, etc.)


Office Supplies:

  • Batteries
  • Postage stamps
  • Printer ink cartridges (HP Photosmart C309a; Brother MFCJ6710DW; HP Officejet J5780)
  • Pens
  • Dry erase markers
  • Duct tape and packing tape



  • Digital camera
  • Batteries
  • Plastic bins (all sizes)