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A Small Contribution Has A Huge Impact

Donations made to the Marine Mammal Rescue Centre directly affect our ability to rescue distressed animals and provide the necessary medical care that allows us to safely release them. Your donations are critical for helping us conserve already declining populations in the wild.

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Rescue Costs

Rescue and rehabilitation of marine mammals is a highly labour-intensive process. We're lucky to have many dedicated volunteers who give their time to this important program. However, the costs of medications, veterinary care, animal food and more add up quickly.

Our costs for the rescue centre increase every year—and that doesn't include exceptional cases like Daisy, the stranded harbour porpoise we successfully rehabilitated in 2008.


Every donation directly funds the Aquarium's mission of effecting the conservation of aquatic life through display and interpretation, education, research and direct action.

You can donate in the following ways:

Regular mail
Please make cheques payable to:
Marine Mammal Rescue Centre
Vancouver Aquarium
PO Box 3232
Vancouver, BC
V6B 3X8

By phone
Call us at 604-659-3472


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For more information, please contact the Aquarium's External Relations office:

Thank you!

Our Wish List

We're always in need of contributions to help us with our mission of rescuing, rehabilitating and releasing marine mammals in distress. If you can donate any of the items below, please contact us at 604-258-SEAL (7325). Thank you!

  • Cable ties, duct tape
  • Cleaning supplies: bleach, Comet, Gojo, dish soap, laundry soap, garbage bags
  • Deep freezer
  • Dog kennels in various sizes
  • Inflatable boat, paddles and boat safety gear
  • Rubber boots and waterproof raingear
  • Rubber gloves
  • Tools such as hammers, screw drivers, power drills, etc.

We're very grateful for anything you think may be helpful to us; just call and ask.

Thank You To Our Sponsors



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