Fund A Need
If you would like to underwrite the purchase or one of more of these items, please contact Janet Robertson, Development and Communications Director at 603-968-7194 x 12.
Help the Science Center transport staff and animals to outreaches for schools and other organizations with the donation of a reliable minivan.
Automated External Defibrillator. Help with the purchase of additional AED's for our pontoon boats.
Library Books, $25
The Unsworth Library located in the Webster Education Building is a wonderful reference for staff, volunteers, and members. Help us keep current by adding new books.
Case of Recycled Copy Paper, $40
Staff makes the most out of paper we use by printing on both sides before the paper becomes animal bedding. Starting out with recycled paper makes it even better!
Green Cleaning Products, $25
We use various eco-friendly products that are healthy for our animals, staff, and guests!
Volunteer Newsletter Postage for One Issue, $30
Symbiosis, our volunteer newsletter, provides our volunteers with the latest news and lets them know where, when, and how we need their help!
Rechargeable Hand Vacuums, $50
Help us simplify quick touch ups of classrooms between programs, in offices, and in the gift shop.
Several lightweight, plastic folding tables, 6 or 8-foot in length (easy for staff to move and set up), are needed to replace heavy wooden tables in our meeting rooms.
Tools, $100 - $200
Wheelbarrows, rakes, vacuums, and pointed shovels are needed.
Staff Radios, $150
Two-way radios enable staff and volunteers to communicate with each other no matter where they are on the property. We can never have too many of these!
Animal Enrichment Toys, $250
Boomer balls, Kongs, Krazy Klusters, Safari Balls, and Foraging Balls are all toys that will enrich the lives of our program and exhibit animals, entertaining them for hours.
Phone Bill for One Month, $275
Keep those calls coming in by sponsoring the phone bill for a month.
Help our lake cruise staff stay up to date with cruise reservations and allow staff to remotely connect to computer systems from around the Science Center campus.
Internet Bill for One Month, $600
Keep the staff connected to the World Wide Web by sponsoring our internet bill for one month.
Staff Professional Development, $1,000
Help send our staff to conferences and professional meetings to develop new skills and keep informed.
Summer Intern Stipend, $1,250
Three college students will be Education Program Interns assisting with school programs, animal care, volunteers, education programs, and more. One college student will be Marketing Intern assisting with the communication efforts of the Science Center. This stipend is a living allowance for one Intern for 10 weeks.
Electric Bill for One Month, $1,600
Keep the lights on and the computers running for one month!
Fuel Oil Bill for One Month, $2,000
Keep the buildings warm during the winter months by sponsoring the fuel oil bill for one month.
Blue Heron School Scholarship Fund, any amount
Help a child attend the Blue Heron School.
Guided Discoveries Scholarship Fund
Help a child attend a summer Guided Discovery.