Donations made to the Rescue Center make it possible for us to continue our mission of rescue, rehabilitation and when possible release. The kindness from our friends around the world as well as here in Costa Rica has truly made a difference in the lives of so many animals. Below is a list of recent donations that we were done online or we were able to upload manually to the system. However, there have been countless donors over the past 10 years who are not listed but their kindness and generosity has always been appreciated. If you are a past donor and are not listed we apologize and hope you will contact us direct at so we can recognize and acknowledge your generous donation with the others who are listed below.

August 2nd, 2022

Mattie Casto

I am adopting thor!I was a volunteer on sloth team and I just love thor and hope tp see him be released in the future

February 6th, 2022

Tomas Miranda
Toys, Blankets and Cloth

Tomas Miranda is a boy that is growing, and he will not be using many things he used to have, his mom decided to donate all of the toys, clothing and included some her pet does not use anymore. All of this will be gratefully used by our vet team

February 1st, 2022

Ramona and Suzy

Two amazing volunteers, that took care of Rocket, donated for his cage. He wins so many of the volunteer's hearts and love. Thank you so much.

December 13th, 2021

Joy Alanzo
Cephalosporins, vancomycin, sulfamethoxazole, amoxicillin, Albuterol

Joy send us medicines, we can not thank her enough, our vet team will make EXCELLENT use of them, to cure our animals. 

December 6th, 2021

Almacen de Suimistros Coopebrisas R.L.
Cat and Dog Food

Thank you so much for the donation, cat and dog food helps us feed the Monkeys, Coatis, and Racoons, they appreciate it so much, you helped us keep them well feed and happy!!!

November 20th, 2021

Andrew Kushnir
Transportation bags, Surgical material, and more vet supplies

Helping the Vet Team, and donating materials for the surgical and transportation procedures, we can't thank Andrew enough! We hope his experience at the Rescue is amazing and we can have him back again

November 8th, 2021

Diane Fraisse

Diane helped us so much volunteering, she brought gifts for the vet team and cleaning supplies for the animal team, her good heart also gave Maui a donation for his new enclosure

October 28th, 2021

Hana Kramolisova Martin Szalowski
Material to build Spider Monkeys house

Our volunteers Hana and Martin, donated and will build a house for the new Spider Monkeys enclosure, a house to shelter them when they decide to hide and play, we can not thank you enough for helping us all the days you stayed with us and the love you gave to all the animals, WE WILL MISS YOU 

October 23rd, 2021

Dylan Murillo Solis Niola Jimenes Navarro

Two of our volunteers kindly donated gloves, very needed for the hospital. We appreciate the donation and their hard work every day.

October 21st, 2021

Hotel Finca Escalante
Nestum Dog Food Cat Food and more

Thank you, Finca Escalante, again they surprised us, with more food for the animals at the baby hospital! We cant thank you enough. 

October 14th, 2021

Isabella Calzada
Material for Pilis house

This family brought a new member to our rescue center, aside from the joy of receiving Pili, the family also donated the material for her new home to be built.

October 10th, 2021

Montserrat Llado Font
Vet Supplies, otoscope and Led flashlight

Montse surprised us again!!!  Thank you, Montse your help has meant so much to us, we cant wait to have back 

October 7th, 2021

Nicole Quiros Corrales
Nestum Cereal and baby Bottles

Boxes of cereal and baby bottles for our racoons in rehabilitation!!! We can't thank you enough  

October 5th, 2021

Sara Meyrovich
Toy for Jack Jack

Sara gave Jack-Jack our Capuchin a special toy for him to enjoy, he has so happy and played for hours with his new toy.

October 3rd, 2021

Marcelo Aufieri


 Marcelo and his family's generous donation will be used to continue having our animals well feed and happy! Thank you very much

Hotel Finca Escalante

After finding a racoon in danger and bad conditions, they kindly thought of us to rehabilitate and probably release, Thank you so much for caring!!

September 25th, 2021

Valentina Parrot Rescue
Cages food trays

Valentina from Parrot Rescue in Costa Rica, donated a beautiful cage for some of our parrots, also the amazing idea of trays to put as feeders We appreciate it very much

September 10th, 2021

Centro de Rescate Alturas Loyal
Medical Equipment

Alturas Made an amazing donation of some equipment that will be very useful for our vet team!! We are very grateful

September 7th, 2021

Alexandra Lobko

September 3rd, 2021

Sol Sloths

Vanguard Charitable

Vanguard Charitable Granted a wish from Mylos Wish Found, a donation to our 501c3 to help our cause of keeping all animals safe and well-fed. 

Thank you so Much

August 31st, 2021

Paola and Kiara

Paolo and Kiara are some of our younger helpers, Paolo adores animals and will love to become a vet! Thank you for helping us so much

Regina Bellizia
Stuffed Animals

Thank you Regina for the stuffed animals you donated, to keep our baby animals warm!

August 18th, 2021

Skylar Maureen
Toys and Tools

Maureen and Skyler gave us amazing and thoughtful gifts for all the animals. They will be used for enrichment and the staff and most importantly the animals are very appreciative. Thank you for your kindness and for being part of our team! 



Montserrat Llado Font
Milk, blankets and Vet equipment

Montserrat, one of our team members, gave our lovely sloths Milk and blankets to keep them warm. Also a sterilizing tool machine, we can't thank her enough for her effort and love towards our animals. Thank you so much, Montse

August 6th, 2021

Kara Sweere

We were so very happy to have Kara and her large group visit us at Rescue Center. They were generous enough to also leave a donation which will go to helping the animals with food and new enrichment for the enclosures. We hope to see you and your group again so you can see all the changes we will be making this coming year. Your kind generosity is appreciated and will not be forgotten. Pura Vida! Rescue Center Costa Rica

July 26th, 2021

Jorge Sanchez

July 8th, 2021

Jatiel Infanzon Family

An incredible family with an enourmous love for Sloths. We enjoyed your day visit so much Thank You

July 5th, 2021

Anonymous Family

We recieved a donation from a lovely family to biuld chicken coop

July 3rd, 2021

Sarah, Brian, and Noah Family
Willie the Possum Enclosure

The three were an amazing family who built and donated all the material for the new possum enclosure.

Willie, our current resident possum, loves his new enclosure and we cannot thank this family enough for their generosity and hard-work. They truly made a difference and we at Resscue Center Costa Rica truly appreciate it.

July 1st, 2021

David Portillo

June 27th, 2021

Terrie Marie

For all the animals

June 11th, 2021

Kiara Bordonaba

Knives and bird food

June 8th, 2021

Hamad Akhlaq

Cristen Carbis

Rapid Covid test 

May 6th, 2021

Gilber Duarte
Una Pesa

Una pesa para la Cocina Animal


April 17th, 2021

Paolo Bordonaba

For all the animals. He loves and knows SO Much about all the animals!

April 15th, 2021

Victor Bolivar

Anonymous Anonymous

Day Tour visitor who was super generous and the staff and animals appreciate it.

April 5th, 2021

Stephanie Bohbot

Toward rescue from day tour

April 2nd, 2021

Jennifer Barrantes

Hicori the deer

March 26th, 2021

Jean Garnier

Fridge for the baby animal hospital

March 23rd, 2021


February 28th, 2021

Jose Urena

Brought opposums

Amanda gribbin

After tour decided to donate

February 21st, 2021

Rafael Jara Hernandez

Did a tour and decided to donate to all animals

January 12th, 2021

Jimmy and Sara Plate

January 11th, 2021

Joyce Mobley

January 7th, 2021

Claire Axam

January 5th, 2021

Alexandra Mayer-Reinach

Lesa Urban

December 31st, 2020

Danielle Young (and Family)

The Young family stayed with us for a few nights. They were such a big help with the animals and we enjoyed having them so much. Please come back in the future. Pura Vida! 

December 30th, 2020

Maria Teresa Arce

November 1st, 2020

Jean Garnier

We want to thank the Garnier family for their generous donation made after their visit to Rescue Center Costa Rica. It will be a big help for the animals food and medicine. Pura Vida!

July 14th, 2020

Hannah Paul

May 25th, 2020

Madelene Plate

April 17th, 2020

Jessica Leblanc

March 25th, 2020

Madelene Plate

March 20th, 2020


March 18th, 2020

Brandi Shaeffer

February 9th, 2020

michael colin

December 9th, 2019

Francesco Giustarini

Eva Engvall

September 28th, 2019

Pam Brown
Medical Supplies

Thanks so much to our volunteer, Pam Brown. Your generosity is so much appreciated and we loved having you here with us as part of the team. The medical supplies, food etc that you brought with you were definitely needed and will be used well. Pura Vida!   


September 20th, 2019

Borja Amazon
Enrichment Toys

Thank u so much Borja for all the wonderful animal enrichment products you donated off of our Amazon Wish List. The animals will love the Toy feeder birdcage, Chewing toys, Seek-a-treat and all the other products. Your kindness and generosity is so very much appreciated. Pura Vida! Vanessa
September 8th, 2019

Claire Kerswill

September 1st, 2019

Marion Germany
Hand-made sloth bags/pouches and sloth pencil

August 21st, 2019

Christina Knutson

August 11th, 2019

Sydney Robinson

Sydney made cookies and donated us $70 when she arrived for her volunteer stay. Great job and we are so appreciative!

August 7th, 2019

Judy Eisner Witt
Hospital Food Supplies

Thanks, Judy for your generous donation. The food you donated is essential for saving our babies that are brought to the Rescue. We appreciate your kindness very much. Pura Vida!

August 4th, 2019

Eloise Chen

Thanks very much to our volunteer, Eloise, who donated $100 after she stayed with us. The staff and the animals will miss you. Thanks for your kindness!

July 23rd, 2019

Kim Cook

Thanks, Kim Cook! The $200 donation you made during your stay will help us finish the coati/raccoon enclosure.
July 12th, 2019

Sophia Broadus
Medical Supplies

Thanks, Sophia Broadus! Your donation of gloves, alcohol wipes and adhesive bandages was very generous and much appreciated by the vet team and the animals!

June 19th, 2019

Jill Zabinski-Berne

June 18th, 2019

Belinda, Ian and Foster Rubinstein
Carnivore Care

Thanks, Rubinstein Family for bringing much-needed carnivore care. We cant buy this in Costa Rica so its much appreciated in order to care for all our babies in the hospital. Pura Vida!

June 6th, 2019

Susan Chitty

Special thanks to past volunteer, Susan Chitty, and her place of work for their generous donation of $297. The animals and the staff thank you!

June 1st, 2019

Madelene Plate
New Kitchen Knives

Madelene. We loved having you as a volunteer. The kitchen staff was so thankful for your donation. We miss you! Come back soon!
May 28th, 2019

Emily Byers

May 16th, 2019

Antonio Cabrera

May 14th, 2019

Irina Nischwitz

May 11th, 2019

Cally Barnes

Cally Barnes

Cally Barnes, a past volunteer, ran the London Marathon on April 28th. She worked hard to get sponsors before the race and was able to raise and donate $836 to the Rescue. We are so appreciative Cally... thank you so much for your kindness and generous donation. Cally told us to use the donation for what we felt was best so we decided to allocate the funds to finish the raccoon/coati new enclosure. There have been numerous donations towards this project and we plan to recognize all of them with a visual plaque when its finished. Side note...Cally also ran the race in 4 hours and 6 seconds. Great job!

May 6th, 2019

Karen Gosse
Surgical Kits and Gloves

Thank u Karen! Matthew and Sophie delivered your generous donation of surgical kits and gloves. Andres and the vet team are very thankful!

April 23rd, 2019

Anonymous Donors

two groups of day tour visitors donated a total of $140 yesterday. TY so much! the money will be well-used at the Feria tomorrow for the weekly fruits and vegetables!

April 15th, 2019

Rebecca Wright
Water Pressure Cleaner

Thanks Rebecca Wright for donating a much-needed water pressure cleaner for the Animal Hospital!

April 12th, 2019

Sarah Jordan
Enrichment & KItchen Supplies

Sarah, a returning volunteer, donated both animal enrichment supplies and kitchen supplies. Sarah thank you so much! You made the animals and Chef Oggy very happy!

March 31st, 2019

David Frauman

March 26th, 2019

Maya Weissbrod

Thank you Maya! One of our recent volunteers, Maya Weissbrod, donated $200 to buy necessary fencing for the deer enclosures. Thanks so much for your generosity and we will miss you!

March 15th, 2019

Natalie Richardson

March 12th, 2019

Linda Marsegia

Rick & Terry Tourigny
Construction Tools/Supplies

Rick and Terry volunteered with us in March. They spent their own money to buy tools and necessary supplies to work on enclosures and the new volunteer relaxation area. Thanks so much for your generosity and kindness. We hope to see both of you back soon!

March 11th, 2019

Stephen Benwell

Graham Cleaver

melanie ford

March 10th, 2019

Renee Sutton

March 3rd, 2019

Audrey Jenkins

February 25th, 2019

Country Day Charlotte School

a BIG thank you to Country Day Charlotte School! 13 students and 2 teachers spent the day volunteering with us yesterday. They were a huge help and left a very generous donation for the animals. 

Charlotte Country Day School is a private, secular school in Charlotte, North Carolina, with classes in grades Kindergarten-12.

Simon and Di
Veterinarian Supplies

Thanks, Simon and Di from the Veterinary Health Care Center! Your supplies donation was much needed and very much appreciated! Pura Vida.


Anonymous Anonymous
Medicine/Hospital Supplies

A local business here in Costa Rica, who wished to remain anonymous, donated medical and lab supplies this past week. You know who you are! We appreciate it. The animals appreciate it. TY!

February 23rd, 2019


February 19th, 2019

Zoe Casson

Zoe came for a day visit on the 19th and enjoyed the tour given by Hayley! She sent a very generous donation off our Amazon Wish List. Thanks Zoe. Come back again soon!

February 9th, 2019

Gustavo Castanaza

Gustavo and a guest came for a day tour on Saturday, February 9th. Thank you so much for the extra donation Gustavo!

January 28th, 2019

Jen, Dianne,Kelly, Sue and Joanne -Women on a Mission
Construction Materials for Coati/Raccoon Enclosure

Thanks so much to these girls from Canada. They work with -Women on a Mission- and they raised and donated money to buy construction materials for the new coati/raccoon enclosure. They have been working direct with our staff the past few days and have made great progress. Thanks girls!

January 23rd, 2019

Volunteer Coordinator Siobhan
Medicine/Hospital Supplies

Our current volunteer coordinator, Siobhan, and her very generous friends made a donation to our animal hospital/vet team. Thank you so much Siobhan, Melissa Ardern, Rachel Hunter, The Veterinary Health Center, Angela & Ian Cunliffe, Sue Chitty, Sarah Barker, Sophie Binstead, Carlos Perez, Andres Perez, Denise Murphy and Joe Nickson. Your kindness will be remembered!

January 18th, 2019

Local Donation Neighbor
Food Donations

Food Donations are appreciated just as much as monetary donations. Local neighbors helping our cause. TY! Pura Vida!

January 16th, 2019

Ian Gordons Grandmother

The grandmother of Ian Gordon, one of our current volunteers, made a donation last week to help us at the Rescue. TY! TY! 

January 12th, 2019

Karen Gosse
Medicine/Hospital Supplies

Thank you so much for your generous donation Karen Gosse. We loved having you and your daughters the past few weeks at the Rescue. We cant wait to see you again in the near future!

January 5th, 2019

Anne Heterbrug
Medicine/Hospital Supplies

Our deepest thanks to Anne Heterbrug. Our recent volunteer donated much-needed medicine and hospital supplies on her visit. Thank you for your kindness Anne!

January 3rd, 2019

Robert Reid

Robert Reid donated to our Paypal Account on January 3rd. Thank you Robert for your kindness!

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