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Ways to give to help wildlife

WIRES has been helping sick, injured and orphaned native animals every day for over 35 years and there are many ways you can help us help more native animals. WIRES is an Australian Wildlife Charity that relies on community support to operate our rescue and care services for wildlife 365 days a year, with your support we can provide better wildlife education, rescue and care for more animals and save more lives.

Make a Donation


Donations via Visa, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal can be made athttps://donations.wires.org.au/ 

Donate Monthly to receive wildlife rescue and care stories not shared elsewhere, have the ability to ask wildlife questions and have them answered by our program coordinator and  receive exclusive updates on special projects. 

EFT and Direct Deposit Donations

For those wanting to donate by EFT and Direct Deposit Donations  please go to: Donate Regularly 

Or you can call (02) 8977 3396 with Australia or +612 8977 3396 from overseas between 9am and 5pm Mon-Fri. 

All gifts to WIRES $2 and over are tax-deductible within Australia.

International Donations

US Donors wanting to make tax-deductible donations can donate via WIRES GlobalGiving Project, as can UK Donors wanting to qualify for Gift Aid. 

For Australian citizens there is no reciprocal tax deduction for donations made via Global Giving.

How Individuals Can Help

Become a Virtual Carer and join our team of regular supporters who make a difference for wildlife every day. 

Leave a gift to WIRES in your will to make a difference in the lives of animals for generations to come.

Give WIRES Gift Certificates as a wild-life saving gift in honour of someone, to celebrate a special occasion or to say thank you.

Start a Community Fundraising Campaign to raise funds to support our work with wildlife, organise a fun event or project to engage your friends, family and community. You can use many of the online peer to peer fundraising platforms like GoFundMeJustGivingMy Cause to raise funds for WIRES.

Give in memory of a loved one, giving a gift to wildlife, in lieu of flowers, to honour a loved one. 

You can also help through workplace givingdonating shares, buying an Entertainment Book (20% goes to WIRES) or shop to help wildlife in other ways.

How Organisations Can Help

Support wildlife via Corporate SponsorshipsCorporate PartnershipsWorkplace GivingCommunity FundraisingDonating GoodsSpecial Projects & Pro-Bono Support.

Trusts and Foundations are encouraged to contact us to discuss options for collaborative projects to rescue, rehabilitate, protect and preserve wildlife.

For more information on any of the above, or to discuss other ways you’d like to help, please email fundraising@wires.org.au

How funds are used

Make a donation

Just $20 can help us to rescue and care for more native animals



Our Donor Charter

  • We are committed to improving outcomes for native animals
  • We act with integrity and use donations wisely
  • We value your feedback and respect your privacy

Donations to WIRES are used to:

  • Improve our capability to rescue and care for more animals
  • Operate our Wildlife Rescue Office 365 days a year
  • Subsidise food costs for wildlife in care
  • Provide community wildlife information and education
  • Provide wildlife training courses for volunteers and the community
  • Support our volunteers
  • Grow our service so that we can help wildlife for generations to come

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Did you know that WIRES...

  • Receives tens of thousands of calls each year to help sick, injured and orphaned native animals.
  • Trains hundreds of people in wildlife rescue and care every year and has over 3000 volunteers
  • Has been serving wildlife and the community for almost 35 years