MMCC LA is a non-profit year round hospital in Los Angeles for Seals and Sea lions, and it is financially dependent upon generous donations from individuals like you.  

Your contribution will provide operating expenses to help sick and injured pinnipeds (seals and sea lions) and return them back to their natural environment. Every dollar of your tax-deductible gift goes to MMCC LA. Our Federal Tax ID is #47-5249182

Ways to Support MMCC LA

Donate Online

You can donate online here! Thank you for your support!

Donate By Mail

Checks can be made payable to Marine Mammal Care Center Los Angeles and send to: 

Marine Mammal Care Center

3601 S. Gaffey Street #8

San Pedro, CA 90731

Become a Member

Memberships directly support pup season and build a foundation for our hospital to provide critical care all year long!

Sign up for our newsletter

Get up to date information on events, special projects and patients, volunteer openings, fundraising campaigns and ways to support us and sign up today!


At MMCC LA we have a wonderful program for volunteers and interns. Positions include education docents, animal care internships, gift shop support, and many other aspects of our mission.

Amazon Smile

MMCC LA participates in Amazon Smile and has a special hospital wish list where critical items needed to support our mission can be purchased and shipped directly to us! 

Facebook Fundraiser Pages

Anyone can add a donation page for MMCC LA on their personal Facebook page! Check out and select us as your favorite charity!

Campaign Support

MMCC LA has several campaigns, Go Fund Me projects and specific animals or hospital needs like Buy A Seal A Meal or a new exhibit for our Mobil Visitors Center. Visit our list of ongoing campaigns and special projects.

Donor Advisor Fund

To contribute to our donor advisor fund, make your check payable to California Community Foundation, with  V412- MMCCLA Sea Lion Hospital Sustainability 1 on the memo line, and send to:

California Community Foundation
221 S. Figueroa St., Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90012


2018.12.18 Donor Instructions (Stocks & Bonds)

Sample Letter for your broker or wealth manager:

2018.December (Sample Letter for Stocks & Bonds)

We also accept contributions via wire transfer, as well as stock and real estate. To learn more, contact

Employee Matching

 If you are planning to donate, please ask your employer if they will match your contribution. We will be happy to communicate with your employer’s human resources department to complete any account setup. Please contact our development team at

Company giving programs that have donated to us in the past include:

Bank of America Matching Gifts • Boeing Company • Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation • Chevron Humankind Matching Gift Program • Edison International • Employees Charity Organization of Northrop Grumman • Home Depot Foundation • SPX Employee Matching Gift Program • United Way of Los Angeles • Wells Fargo Community Support Campaign

Wills, Trusts & Annuities

Support marine mammal rehabilitation by leaving a gift to the Marine Mammal Care Center in your will or trust, by beneficiary designation, or another form of planned gift. More information here 

Marine Mammal Care Center

3601 South Gaffey Street #8

San Pedro, California 90731

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