There are numerous ways to get involved at the zoo. Everything from donations, to volunteering, to "adopting" an animal.
Your gift to the Washington Park Zoo will have a significant impact on our programs, facilities and projects. We invite you to be a part of a generous community with the commitment and foresight to join the Zoo's vision for the future. Contribution can also be given to create a lasting tribute for your family, your company or foundation, or a loved one.
Donations and financial support are particularly important to the Washington Park Zoo as we are a non-profit organization.
All donations are tax deductible as allowed by law.
Every dollar helps! Thank you for your generous contributions – For more information contact us at 219-873-1510.
Share the Care Program
Adopt-an-Animal and support YOUR Zoo!
Furry, feathery or hairy…claws, paws, beaks or scales?
Anyone can provide Animal Care, from individuals or families to club groups and businesses. When you participate in this program,
you have the satisfaction of knowing that your contribution supports the daily care and well-being of our animals.
Show your support for your favorite animal at the Washington Park Zoo by purchasing an ADOPT package for yourself or as a gift for an animal lover in your life.
All gifts are tax deductible through the Michgian City Zoological Society, the zoo's non-profit support organization.
1. Animal sponsors are good for one year and are renewable.
2. Due to popularity, some animals may be sponsored by many people.
3. No ownership rights are transferred by sponsoring an animal.
$125 Special "Share the Care" Classroom Sponsorship
Your classroom will receive. :
Your name on our recognition board
One personalized certificate
One fact sheet about your animal
One 8" x 10" color photo of your animal
One plush animal
Zoo pencils for your students (limit 30)
15 minute zoo keeper presentation during class field trip (zoo admission not included/limit 30 students/must be scheduled 4 weeks in advance), call for reservation 219.873.1510
For questions or more information on our Share the Care program, please contact the zoo at 219-873-1510.