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Be an animal parent without all the work!

Zoo PAL sponsorships are the public’s best way to take part in our animal care as donations go directly to the diet, enrichment and health of our Zoo animals.


  • Certificate of sponsorship with photo of sponsored animal
  • A plush with a donation of $50 or more (Plush animals are only available when sponsoring the promotional animal(s) featured below)
  • Zoo PAL decal
  • Name listed on digital Zoo PAL recognition board for one year
  • Invitation to annual Zoo Friends’ Night to visit sponsored animal and meet keepers and staff that care for and feed your Zoo PAL

Sponsor Levels

$100+ Donation

Invitation to our annual Zoo Donor Breakfast

$200+ Donation

Name listed on a plaque at animal's exhibit for one year and invitation to annual Lights Before Christmas Donor Party

$500+ Donation

Zoo Donor Tour opportunities

BIG and TALL babies have joined our herd!

Shower elephant calf Kirkja and baby giraffe Franklin with sun-kissed love this summer as a Zoo PAL!

Your support is needed now more than ever. Sponsor the African Elephant or Giraffe this summer and help provide exceptional animal care and enrichment for all of our animals at the Toledo Zoo & Aquarium!

Questions? Please contact the Zoo at 419-385-5721, ext 2159.

Please remember that the animal you support through your sponsorship is a living creature and is subject to the same frailities as human beings. Animals become ill, die or are moved to other accommodations for breeding or other reasons. In the event that it is necessary, we may transfer your sponsorship to another suitable animal.

Kirkja and Franklin Sponsor Levels

All Promotional Animal donation levels receive:

Zoo PAL certificate with a picture of Kirkja or Franklin
Name on Zoo PAL donor recognition board
Baby elephant sticker
Zoo PAL decal
Invitation to Zoo Friends' Night

$50+ Donation

5” plush elephant or giraffe

$200+ Donation

8” elephant or giraffe plush
Name on Zoo PAL plaque in Tembo Trail or at the African Carousel
Invitation to Zoo Donor Breakfast
Invitation to Zoo Donor Holiday Party

$500+ Donation:

8” elephant or giraffe plush
All invitations listed above
Special Kirkja photo card
Opportunity to participate in one of our donor tours

$1,000+ Donation

All items included in $200 and $500 levels
5x7 print of a painting done by Renee to proudly display

2024 Events

Zoo Friends' Night

Aug. 16

Zoo Donor Holiday Party

Nov. 25

See Zoo Donor Tours

Interested in fundraising program information?

Use the form below to contact our development team.