“In-kind” donations help the National Marine Life Center direct more of our resources into our rehabilitation, science, and education programs.  If you are able to donate an item or items from our wishlist, please contact  nmlc@nmlc.org or 508 743-9888. Or, drop off your donation at 120 Main Street, Buzzards Bay between 9 am and 5 pm Monday through Friday or by appointment.  Thank you!

Visit our Amazon Wishlists for additional suggestions. Please note these items do not have to be purchased from Amazon!

Exam gloves, nitrile only
Alcohol prep pads
Bleach disinfectant
Sterile Cotton-tip swabs
Hand sanitizer
Disinfectant Wipes
Laundry detergent
Needles (22g 1”, 20g 1”, 20g 1 ½”, 18g 1 ½”)
Luer Lock syringes (1ml, 3ml, 10ml, 20ml,
Pyrex 2-cup measuring cups
Mineral oil
Distilled water
Kevlar 18-Inch Cut Resistant Knit Sleeve
Surgical face masks
Scrub brushes
Sodium Chloride (NaCl) Tabs
B-Complex Tabs
Calcium tablets
Table Salt (NaCl), not iodized
Romaine Lettuce
Paper towels
Tape – Duct, Masking, & Clear
Trash bags
BPI certified compost bags

Slickers (heavy duty bibs; e.g., Grundens)
IV Fluids (Lactated Ringers Solution; 0.9%
Scrubs (tops and bottoms)
Floor squeegee
Digital temperature gun
Sterile surgical lubricant
Bag filter insert
Digital pocket weight scale
Full-range Hydrometer
Submersible aquarium heater
Sump pump
Heavy duty hose
First Aid Kit
Manila office folders

Herring (frozen)
Squid (frozen)
Live bait fish
Food Scale
Exam gloves, nitrile only
Virkon Disinfectant
Chlorhexidine diacetate (Nolvasan)
Large Canine Feeding Tubes
Mazuri Marine Mammal Tabs
PRL Vitamins Sea Tabs, B.T.F.S.
Gift Cards from pet stores
Gift Cards from gas stations
Gift Cards from hardware stores
Gift Cards from supermarkets
Gift Cards from pharmacies

Feeding Syringes (400-500ml)
Hayward Power-Flo pool pump
pH meter
Zoological Milk Matrix
Salmon Oil
Heavy duty fishing nets
Two-way radios
Large dog kennel (70lb and up)

Industrial or Walk-in Freezer (-20C)
Satellite tags
Storage cabinets (plastic, e.g., Rubbermaid)
Televisions – flat panel, to monitor patients
Laptops, up to standard OS
Floor scale (300lb and up)

The National Marine Life Center is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization, meaning your in-kind gift to NMLC may be tax deductible to the extent permitted by federal law.  NMLC’s federal tax identification number is 04-329-0276.