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Give a Gift from Our Wish List

You can make a donation by donating a Wish List item. 

Our Wish List is updated frequently. Donations are tax deductible. 


THANK YOU to all those who have donated Wish List items. Our carpenter has been able to purchase new tools, Moveables have been sent to area schools, and the Gallery has been able to purchase an iPad. Please contact us if you would like more information on how to help our staff and visitors, each donation makes a huge difference!

Current Wish List

Current Wish List

1. Audubon Singing Bird Buddy Collection: Help our young summer campers and visitors learn to identify local species of birds by sight and sound. Includes 12 plush bird toys that look and sound just like the real thing! Will be used at our Nature Center. $100. 

2. Trailer for our livestock: Our farmers are looking for a gently used livestock trailer, or for a dealer who may be able to give us a discount. We are specifically looking for a 16-foot steel livestock trailer with dual axles (blue or black in color if at all possible!).

2. Binoculars!: Help our Nature Center get new binoculars for visitors who want to look for birds on our nature trails and in programs! $100 donates one pair of adult binoculars or two kid-size pairs. 

3. Tool Baskets: Our Carpenter needs a new organizational system for all of his tools, nails, screws and more. $100.

4. Variable Speed Planer Molder: For necessary preservation carpentry work in the historic village. $1,650.

5. Gallery Printer: Our Curator is looking for a new wide-format printer to produce in-house labeling and create arts activities for young gallery visitors. $500. 

6. Picnic Tables: Our Education Department needs some more tables so our school visitors can eat outside and in our barns when they visit! $100 per table. 

7. Sponsor Students: As always, we welcome donations to sponsor a class to come to GCV&M on a field trip, or to sponsor one of our Moveable Museum programs to go to a school if they cannot come to us! $350 for a bus of 50 children to visit or for two classes to see a Moveable program.

8. Chest Coolers: For mobile food service setups around the museum campus during our busiest events. $200 for four.

9. Laptop: For onsite and offsite programs, as well as retail and check-in setups around the museum. $300.

To make a gift of a Wish List item, make a note in your online donation, email Alison MacKenzie or call (585) 294-8252. We appreciate your help!