Choose What Your Donation Supports
Discover ways to contribute to the DuPage forest preserves and identify which options work best for your goals. Gifts of any amount are always welcomed and valued.
Give to the Greatest Needs (Unrestricted)
Your gift, without restrictions, will be used to meet the greatest needs in the forest preserves or to sustain the general operations of the organization. To make an online donation, click the green button.
Adopt a Blanding's Turtle (Restricted)
The Blanding's turtle is a state-endangered species. Its populations have been declining due to low hatchling success rates and shortened life spans, due in part to a loss of habitat. Support our head-start program by adopting a hatchling to be reared in captivity before it is release to the wild. To adopt a hatchling, click the green button.
Help Restore Mayslake (Restricted)
Mayslake Peabody Estate is a thriving community space for cultural history, art and theater. Your support will help Mayslake Peabody Estate remain a beautiful place to experience popular cultural programs and historic architecture. To make an online donation, click the green button.
Help Save Wild Animals at Willowbrook (Restricted)
Your gift supports injured, orphaned and sick native animals at Willowbrook Wildlife Center each day. To make an online donation, click the green button.
Adopt an Animal at Willowbrook (Restricted)
Show your love for Willowbrook Wildlife Center by adopting one of its permanently injured resident animals for one year. Your contribution will help provide food, medical care and enrichment for the center's patients and full-time resident. In return you'll receive a range of benefits from a cute plush toy to the rare opportunity to work with one of the animals with a wildlife trainer. To make an online donation, click the green button.
Ways to Give