Foundation Wishlist

Eagle’s Nest would like to help you clean out your “stuff” and give it a good home! The Nest can use the following gently-used items. If you would like to donate, please contact our development team ( or 828-877-4349).

Note about computers and electronics: For all potential donations of computers and office electronics, please contact Bonnie Carter ( before sending your items.  Our computer/accessory needs are very specific and we must travel some distance to recycle unusable electronic items.

Gear Lending Library

gear-lending-library-logo-design-2Eagle’s Nest is excited to announce that we have been working on a Gear Lending Library. The Gear Lending Library provides access to quality outdoor gear and clothing for campers and students to enhance their outdoor experiences and also helps to relieve the financial burden of Camp, Hante, and OA for our families. We are grateful for donations of gently used and/or new items for the Gear Lending Library. If you have questions about what we are looking for, please reach out to Camille Wick (

Learn How to Donate to ENF’s Gear Lending Library

Around the House
  • Coffee Mugs (always)
  • Costumes and dress-up clothes
  • 100% cotton blankets
  • DVD/BlueRay player (wireless would be excellent)
  • Mini Fridge 
  • Folding Tables 
  • Food Dehydrators
From Your Garden to Ours
  • Garden tools in good condition
  • Vegetable and Flower Seeds and/or Seedlings/Plant Starts
  • Garden/yard cart (400lb capacity)
  • Wheelbarrows
  • Watering cans
  • Drip irrigation materials
  • Clean buckets
  • Rain barrels
Around the Office
  • Bookshelves
  • Mini whiteboards
  • TI-84+ calculators
  • DVD or LCD projectors
  • Flat-screen monitors
  • Linksys or D-link wireless networking hubs
  • Apple AirPorts
  • Cat5 cable (spools or extra-long cables)
Artistic Touches
  • Guitars and other small musical instruments of all kinds
  • Manual, film SLR cameras
  • Pottery Supplies
  • Darkroom and Photography equipment
  • Lumber for small building projects like birdhouses and toolboxes in woodworking classes, and for theatrical sets
  • Manual hand tools – especially kid-sized manual hand drills
Bigger Items
  • Golf cart, gas-powered, for Maintenance use
  • Horse Trailer
  • Fuel-efficient car for office errands
  • Pick-up Truck in good condition
  • Outdoor Patio Furniture
People Who Can Do Things
  • Transfer VHS tapes to DVD format
  • Transfer old slides and photos to digital format
  • Repair manual film SLR cameras and equipment
  • Repair canoes

No Stuff?

No Problem!

You can make a financial contribution and be present in Pisgah Forest all year round!

Contributions to Eagle’s Nest Foundation are fully deductible for tax purposes as provided by law. We ask our donors of gifts of property to place a value upon their gifts themselves in the absence of an appraisal.