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Donate Stock

Giving stock as a donation can greatly benefit both you and Gilroy Gardens. If the stock has appreciated in value, you can avoid paying the capital gains tax by giving it as a gift. If you would like to donate stock to the Park please use the instructions here.

Cash Donation

We are pleased to accept cash donations for tax deductible purposes. Please make checks payable to Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park and send to:

Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park
Attn: Gift Planning
3050 Hecker Pass Hwy
Gilroy, CA 95020


In-kind Products

Our Education Program is always happy to accept donations. Items we need include: microscopes, crayons, pencils, bottled water, juice and other children's snack items. If you would like to support Gilroy Gardens with a donation, please contact us at the info below to find out how you can help us to continue to grow our Education Program:

Donate to Gilroy Gardens Today

E-mail: Support Gilroy Gardens Educational Programs
Phone: (408) 840-7165
Fax: (408) 846-0741


Our training program covers information such as Gilroy Gardens' history, the gardens and our butterfly program. As a volunteer, you will also learn interesting facts about the gardens to share with visitors. Sharing facts and lore about our unique environment will ensure that Guests of all ages gain an appreciation of a low-tech resource--nature! We encourage those interested to contact the Human Resources at the information provided below. No commitment is required to call. Come and see what our volunteer program is all about!


Who Can Volunteer?

Individuals who enjoy working with people, would like to work outside and share an interest and appreciation of our natural environment. No previous horticulture experience is necessary!

  • Garden Enthusiasts
  • Senior Citizens
  • Parents
  • Teachers
  • College Students
  • Anyone age 18 years and older


  • Minimum of 8 hours per month; one year commitment
  • Morning training sessions available

Volunteer Benefits:

  • Enjoy unlimited admission to the Park
  • Complimentary tickets for Docents in good standing
  • Receive discounts at our shops and restaurants
  • Have fun! Meet new friends!
  • Gain professional experience
  • Monthly Newsletter
  • Free parking

For more information please call (408) 840-7210 or send an email.