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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 donation of $50 or more (A plush animal is available only when sponsoring an animal through the featured promotion 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

A Special Gift for Mother’s Day!

Join our “Mother’s Club” with a gift enrollment for your mom or the mom figure in your life this Mother’s Day. Sponsor our elephant, tiger, polar bear or giraffe moms to help provide food and veterinary care, along with care for our 16,000+ other animals in our Zoo family.

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.

Sponsorship Levels

$50+ Donation

Zoo PAL certificate with a picture of your sponsored animal
Name on Zoo PAL Donor recognition board for one year
plush animal (for promo animals only)
Zoo PAL decal
Invitation to Zoo Friends' Night

$200+ Donation

All of the above plus:
Name on Zoo PAL plaque located near animal’s exhibit
Invitation to Zoo Donor Breakfast
Invitation to Zoo Donor Holiday Party

2024 Events

Zoo Donor Breakfast

July 13

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.