Get ready for a wild night of fun, fundraising, and furry friends! We’re excited to announce the Wild Things Wildlife Gala, a key fundraising event for our Wildlife Center. This event is not just a celebration of our mission, but also a pivotal opportunity to upgrade our animal exhibits, enrich our educational programs, and foster a deeper community connection with nature.

Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 20th. The historic Garland Theater will be transformed into a wildlife haven, as we host our first gala in over 20 years! This is a night not to be missed. Tickets!

How Can You Help?

Your contribution to our Wildlife Gala can make a world of difference. We’re calling on our community to help make this event a wild success. Whether you’re an individual or a business, your donation of an item, a service, or a combination of such for our fundraising auction can play a crucial role in our mission.

Donor Recognition

As a participating donor, you’ll receive recognition in our online auction catalog, onsite auction display at the Wildlife Center, and at the live event. It’s a fantastic way for your business to connect with our region’s unique and diverse community through your generous donation. Your give and that of those bidding on our auction items bring together the residents of our region in support of our one-of-a-kind local treasure.

How to Donate?

Ready to make a difference? You can submit your donation online direct to our event website. If you have a donation and would like us to pick up your item, please call Lisa Grey at (808)866-2260. We’re grateful for every contribution, big or small, and we’re excited to see the impact it will make on our mission.

For over 30 years, we have served our community as a federally recognized 501(c)3 non-profit. Our region has supported us and our mission since our first wild child found their forever home here. We are confident that the community will rise to the occasion for this milestone event in our history.

Join Us

Join us as we continue to write chapters of change and hope for the animals, our community, and the world. Your support helps make possible the quality care for our wildlife residents as well as our educational programs for our region’s youth. We can’t wait to see you there!

With respect and gratitude,

Lisa Grey – Executive Director, Wildlife Center

Wild Things Wildlife Gala Committee Member