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. We appreciate your support!



WCS Toy Drive

Thank you for joining the Central Park Zoo in our effort to collect toys for families in need this holiday season. Toys donated at Central Park Zoo will benefit families of local veterans and active duty military members.

From November 10 through December 31, for every new, unwrapped toy you donate, receive one free general admission ticket to the Bronx Zoo.

Donations can be dropped off at the Zootique across from the main entrance to the zoo. Free tickets can be collected at this drop off location. Tickets will be valid from 1/1/2018 – 6/1/2018.


WCS Hurricane Relief Drive

Thank you for joining the Central Park Zoo and the New York City Mayor’s office in our efforts to collect supplies for families that were affected by the recent hurricanes.

From November 10 through November 24, for every qualified hurricane relief item you donate, receive one free general admission ticket to the Bronx Zoo.

Requested Items:

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

Donations can be dropped off at the park entrance (no admission necessary). All items must be new, completely unopened, and packaged. Only items listed above will be accepted. Free tickets can be collected at this drop off location. Tickets will be valid from 1/1/2018 – 6/1/2018.

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