Support MaiaEvery Donation Makes a Difference:

Everyone at Global Sanctuary for Elephants is committed to gaining the trust and support of individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of elephants. Our goal is to respect each of our donor’s wishes in the same way we strive to treat and respect each and every elephant – as an individual! 

For your convenience and comfort there are many ways to give:

  • Online – Donate online through our secure processing center with Credit Card or Paypal
  • Mail- Global Sanctuary for Elephants, PO Box 2426, Brentwood TN, 37024
  • Phone- (615)-435-9523- If we don’t answer, we are out with elephants. Please leave a message!
  • Text- You can now text to give, simply text the word “elephants” to 50155

Respecting our Donors’ Wishes:

To ensure your donation is directed where you wish, you have the ability to choose the fund your gift goes towards. Currently you can choose between GSE general funds, Elephant Sanctuary Brazil, Ramba’s care and the Mendoza4 fund. Simply choose one from the dropdown menu on our donate page or make a note on your check.

If you want even more specificity, you can choose a specific items you would like to purchase through one of our  WISHLISTS. Whether you want to purchase fruit loops for Ramba, joint supplements for Maia or a pressure washer to bathe the elephants, you can find them all there.

Alternate Giving:

Global Sanctuary for Elephants does not receive any government funding.  We rely solely on individual supporters to help us improve the lives of elephants across the globe.  If you are looking for other ways to help elephants find sanctuary, please consider the following alternative forms of giving.  Your support helps us continue our work for those elephants in need.

  • Give a gift in honor or memory (this can easily be done from our donate page)
  • Ask friends for donations in lieu of gifts. Facebook has a simple way to do this: on your personal newsfeed- click on ‘Fundraisers’ in the left menu,  then click ‘Raise Money’ and select GSE as your charity.
  • List items on Ebay and set a percentage to go directly to GSE. 
  • Designate GSE as your charity on Amazon Smile  you shop, the elephants benefit. 
  • Transfer Airline miles.
  • Peer to peer fundraising is set up for GSE on GoFundMe,  just search for our charity and the money you raise comes right to us
  • In-kind donations are an easy way to help, you can donate everything from vehicles to office and camera equipment.
  • Gifts of appreciated stock, bonds, insurance and annuities can provide a substantial tax benefit to you, the donor, while making a  large impact on the lives of elephants in need.
  • Name GSE as a beneficiary on your personal will, IRA, pension plan or life insurance policy
  • Donate your personal skills– such as welding, computer programming or accounting.

Questions?? Just drop us an email so we can help you, help our elephants.


 Tax deductibility of your contribution: 

Global Sanctuary for Elephants is a US based, 501 (c)(3) tax exempt, public charity (EIN 46-3564818). All contributions are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.  Your contributions and support are greatly appreciated, and ensure that we can move forward quickly to provide for the well-being of elephants in dire need of sanctuary.