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How you can help wildlife...


Thank you for making Messinger Woods a community project! Please call (716) 345 - 4239 for details regarding donations collected for us!  We appreciate your support!  Below you can find various ways to help us care for wildlife.

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Send Donation by Mail to:

Messinger Woods Wildlife Care and Education Center, Inc.

P.O. Box 508

Orchard Park, NY 14127

We have an wishlist with items required for our wildlife hospital to run smoothly. To view our wishlist, please click on the image above.

Messinger Woods benefits the most from your monetary donations.  Monetary donations allow our organization the flexibility to buy critically needed supplies and to fulfill emergent requirements of the highest priority.  To assist Messinger Woods with your donation, please click the "Donation" button above.

Wilderness Self-Reliance Course

We are proud to announce that one of our volunteers and founding members is offering a wilderness survival class. Find out more here.

Messinger Woods is now part of the smile program. Next time when you shop on, please go to instead, select Messinger Woods as your favorite charity, and shop as you normally would. This is of NO cost to you, however, amazon will donate 0.5% of what you spend with them to us. THANK YOU! 

To connect to amazon smile, please click on the image above.


Additional items needed:

  • Heating pads (NO auto-shut off)

  • Red light bulbs

  • Kitten flea spray/powder

  • Plastic garbage bags - 33 gallon size

  • Heavy duty LARGE trash bags

  • Plain white paper towels

  • Puppy training pads

  • Large sheets of plastic/or rolls

  • Laundry Detergent

  • Dawn ORIGINAL Dishwashing Detergent

  • Handmade bird/animal perches*

  • Small handmade nest boxes*

  • Antibacterial liquid hand soap

  • Small hand brooms/with dustpans

  • Butterfly/Fishing nets

  • Facial Tissue

  • Stamps

  • Bleach

  • Dry Baby Food – Oatmeal or Rice Single Grain Cereal

  • ZipLock Storage Bags, Large and Small

  • Gift Cards to Clyde's, PetSmart, Walmart, Tops

  • Bungee Cords

  • Bird Food (miscellaneous seeds and suet)

  • Copy Paper, 8 1/2 x 11

  • New 2 x 2's, 2 x 4's and Plywood

  • Black Reptarium Zip Cages

  • Bird Feeders and Bird Baths

  • Canned Cat and Dog Food

  • Dry Kitten Chow (Food)

  • Volunteers

  • Food Processor


Large Item Wish List:

  • Storage Shed/Pole Barn

  • Carpentry Equipment/Tools & Lawn Equipment


If you or your group would like to make Messinger Woods a

community or charitable project and collect donations for us,

please call (716) 345-4239 for details ... our wildlife rehab

efforts dovetail nicely with many other organizations' efforts,

such as Scouting, and we welcome the assistance!

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