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FOSC accepts in-kind donations of supplies and materials. No donation is too small, and everything will be used and appreciated! Donations, both monetary and in-kind, are tax deductible. To receive documentation and acknowledgment of your gift for tax purposes, please send FOSC your name, address, and phone number.

If you wish to make an in-kind donation, please contact FOSC's executive director at or at 510-501-3672.

Nursery and Restoration needs:

  • Shadecloth bungees (100)

  • Clean 1-gallon and 4" nursery pots.  (Please pressure wash with a hose or wash with soapy water to remove any soil and reduce soil-borne pathogens. We'll sterilize them when they get here!

  • 70% Isopropyl Alcohol

  • Bleach

  • Fencing for sensitive habitat - chicken wire, livestock fencing, 6' metal T-posts

  • Chainlink Fencing, fence repair materials

  • Cordless drill and drill bits

  • Hose-gizmos, such as watering wands, misters, hose-valve shut-offs, sprinkler heads, hose washers

  • Drip line irrigation parts

  • Irrigation expertise

  • Unopened bags of perlite

  • Trex or other composite decking materials for workbenches

  • Unopened snacks for volunteer workdays

  • 1" white vinyl blinds (we upcycle for plant labels)

Education program needs:

  • laser printer (2)

  • white boards (small)

  • hand lenses, loupes, magnifying glasses: 5x-10x

  • binoculars: Pentax Papilio II 8.5 x 21

  • water quality testing supplies (tablets and chemical refills, plastic containers for each test)

  • digital pH meters

  • compasses

  • tree diameter measuring tape

  • Parts of a Flower poster

  • bug vacuum

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