Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary is a registered charitable organization (#11920 7157) that needs your support!

Help us to continue to inspire stewardship of natural places through education and ecological experiences.

Donations ensure continued public access to the Nature Sanctuary and that the high level of stewardship of care that the Society has offered for the past 50 years can be maintained into the future.

When you donate to the Nature Sanctuary, your donation will be tax-deductible* and your contribution will have an impact on the future of of these lands and waters for years to come.

*Donations over $20.00 are issued a Charitable Tax Receipt which will arrive via email, or via direct mail if requested. 


Online - preferred option

Through the Neon One, our preferred online donation platform, donations can be made via credit card when you click the image --

By Phone 

Donations by credit card can be made over the phone by calling 250.479.0211 during our office hours:

Mon - Fri: 9am - 3pm


In Person 

Donations can be made in person by visiting the Nature House during operating hours:

Mon, Tue, Thu 9am - 3pm | Wed, Fri 9am - 1pm | Sat + Sun - Closed currently


By Mail 

If you wish to make a gift by mail, please send your cheque payable to 'Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary' along with your Donation Form (URL embedded) to: 

3873 Swan Lake Road 

Victoria, BC  V8X 3W1 


Planned Giving 

If you are interested in exploring an ethical wills and leveraging your legacy for a cause you care about please reach out -- info [@] or read more on our Planned Giving page.


In-Kind Donations

We accept in-kind donations of many items!

In order to receive a Charitable Tax Receipt, the Fair Market Value of the items must equal $20 or more, and we must also receive supporting documentation (eg: a receipt) to determine Fair Market Value.

If you wish to donate an item valued at above $1,000, the item must be appraised by a third party. Have any questions? Feel free to reach out! info [@]  250.479.0211

We have created a 'Nature Sanctuary Wishlist' with the specifications of our current needs. [Click URL embedded in blue text]

These donations will help us with Animal Care, Educational Programming, our new Wetland Exhibit,

and supplies for our Adopt A Patch Ecological Restoration and Stewardship Skills Programming.

Animal Care Supplies

  • Fine tip dry erase markers
  • Cuttle bones (calcium supplement for Wrinkles)
  • Cocofibre (Exo Terra brand)
  • Scrub Brushes
  • Grocery gift card, for Wrinkles' fruits and veggies
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Wetland Exhibit Items

  • Wetland books
  • Games
  • Puzzles
  • Wobble seats
  • Visual timer
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Educational Program Supplies

  • New felt-tip markers
  • Magnetic reuseable name tags
  • Lamination pouches (8.5" x 11", 11" x 17")
  • Michaels Craft store gift cards for general supplies
  • 8.5" x 11" copy paper

Adopt A Patch Supplies

  • Job box
  • Loppers
  • Secateurs
  • Gloves
  • Help us to purchase high visibility Nature Sanctuary vests!

Online donations - secondary option

Through Canada Helps, donations to Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary can be made by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, PayPal and gift certificates.