Our mission is to inspire the community to connect with and care for our coastal environment. By making a tax-deductible donation today, you’re supporting our animal care, education programs, and critical costs to ensure we can continue this mission for years to come.

Support the Living Coast in honor of World Sea Turtle Day this June!



If you would like to make a general donation, click here.


All sea turtle species are threatened with extinction. Our turtles act as ambassadors to educate and conserve their wild counterparts. Support our animal ambassadors by making a gift through our Amazon Wish List.



There are a number of ways to support our mission:

Does your company offer an employee charitable match?
Your gift could be doubled – ask us how!

Here are some of the exciting programs and projects that need your support:

Environmental education for K-12 students:

  • Living Lab Field Trips
  • Our Wild San Diego Outreach
  • Wildlife Day Camps

Animal Wish List:

  • Provide special care for the animal ambassadors at the Living Coast.


Please make gifts by check payable to:

Living Coast Discovery Center
1000 Gunpowder Point Drive
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Tax ID: 33-0750177

The Living Coast Discovery Center is a 501(c)(3) organization that inspires the community to connect with and care for our coastal environment. Your donation is tax-deductible as permissible by law.


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