The Zoo offers many ways to pay tribute to someone special including plaques, benches, tiles and other opportunities to show your care and concern. We will inform the recipient of your gift and how it helps the Zoo accomplish its mission of “providing experiences that inspire people and motivate them to care for the natural world.”
To discuss naming opportunities regarding our exhibits, please contact our Development department at email@example.com.
Joyce Corrigan Memorial Care Center Tile Wall – Gifts of $150
Tile measures 6” x 6” and can be engraved up to four lines, 13 characters per line. Please note: This tile wall is not accessible to the public. Visitors would need a staff escort to view the memorial.
Digital Donor Board – Gifts of $250 and above
In memoriam gifts of $250 or more will have the name listed on the “In Memory Of” section of the scrolling video donor board near the entrance of the Zoo.
Engraved Capstone, Harmony Farm – Gifts of $1,000
Harmony Farm capstones are 12” across at the widest point by 8” high. Capstone can be engraved up to seven lines, 14 characters per line.
Engraved Capstone, Children’s Trail – Gifts of $2,000
These capstones measure 18” across at the widest point by 10.5” high. Capstone can be engraved up to seven lines, 18 characters per line.
Engraved Bench Plaque – Gifts of $5,000
Plaques can be engraved up to four lines, 28 characters per line. Bench placement is based on donor preference but location is not guaranteed.
Adopt a Carousel Animal – Gifts of $5,000, $10,000, $15,000 and $25,000
Adopt an animal on the beautiful, hand-painted Endangered Species Carousel. These magical, playful carousel animals are sure to bring out the inner child in everyone. Located near the Zoo’s main lake, the carousel is a unique work of art; hand carved and painted by skilled craftsmen. Adoption a carousel animal is a lasting way to honor a loved one or commemorate a special occasion. Adoption of a carousel animal is for the life of the carousel animal (an average of eight years) and a personalized plaque on your chosen animal will reflect your special message or honorarium. Plaque size is 5” x 7”. Font size and characters per line varies based on plaque verbiage.
Please contact the Development department at firstname.lastname@example.org or 602.286.3830 for more information.