Wish List

We deeply appreciate your desire to support Tri-State’s work. This list contains items that are needed for our general program operations in our Delaware facility. Should you wish to print a copy of the list, you can download it here.

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Our Amazon.com wish list is continuously updated with our most current needs. If you are signed up with Amazon Smile with Tri-State as your beneficiary, your supply donation will support us twice as much!

Select a category to jump to only those items or scroll through the entire list to find out what you can donate to help our patients.

FoodsGeneral SuppliesEquipment & ToolsHusbandry & Bird Care Supplies
Medical & Surgical SuppliesSpecial NeedsServices NeededFunding for Special Projects

 Husbandry & Bird Care Supplies
1-ply white toilet paper
Plain paper towels, white
White facial tissue, unscented, no lotion
Soft-sided playpens (used is ok)
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General Supplies
White copy paper
Distilled water
Hydrogen peroxide
USB flash drives (1 GB+)
Waterless hand cleaner (lotion free)
Ziplock freezer bags (1 qt, 1 gal, & 2 gal)
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Foods Needed
Bloodworms (frozen cubes)
Brewers Yeast
Brine shrimp (frozen cubes)
Chicken breasts (fresh or individually frozen)
Corn meal
Frozen whole fish (6″-10″)
Frozen whole mullet and silversides
Frozen mixed vegetables
Frozen whole or sliced berries, unsweetened
Hard boiled eggs (in freezer bags)
Krill (frozen)
Native fruits and seeds, heads on the plant
Oat bran
Sprigs of millet
White millet seed
Finch mix seed
Wheatena
Red worms (by the pound)
Pet store gift cards
Grocery store gift cards
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Equipment and Tools
Backpack sprayer
Bungee cords/tie downs
Electrical tape
T50 Staples for staple gun (1/4″, 3/8″, ½”)
Home Depot, Lowes and Sears gift cards
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Medical & Surgical Supplies
Gauze squares: 2×2 and 4×4
Exam gloves: size medium, latex and nitrile
Cotton balls (real cotton please, not synthetic)

Please see our Amazon wish list for more medical supplies

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Special Needs
Gas cards
First aid kits
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Services Needed
Carpentry skills – to repair cages and perches
Cleaning skills – daily clean up and special events
Gardening skills – help keep the grounds tidy and bird friendly
Administrative skills – for data entry and preparing mailings
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Funding for Special Projects
Summer Internship Program
Whole building air cleaning system
Landscaping plants (native species of small trees, evergreen shrubs)
Please contact us if you are interested in funding any of these large-scale projects.
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To maximize the value of your generous donation, please be sure that your donation meets any specifications provided. If you aren’t sure, please contact us at (302) 737-9543.

You can help our feathered friends by donating items from our wish list. Please drop items off at our facility during regular business hours, or call our office at  to make arrangements. We will provide you with a tax-deductible receipt for your contribution. We rely heavily on donations from the public to continue our work. Donations are gratefully accepted! Thank you!

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