The Toledo Zoo thrives because of the generous support from our donors. Thank you for making a difference!

Give to The Toledo Zoo

We have several programs where you or your organization can make a difference today!

Commemorate Special Times and People

Leave your mark at the Zoo and be part of its history with our commemorative options

Conservation Today

Conservation is at the center of the Zoo’s mission. Click here to learn what we’re doing across the planet and how you can help with a donation.

A Gift In Tribute or Loving Memory

Honor a special occasion or the memory of a friend or family member with a memorial donation. Click here for details

Capital Campaigns

Contributions to the capital campaign are essential in supporting critical projects throughout the Zoo. Click here to discover how you can help us Envision Extraordinary!

Zoo PAL Animal Adoption Program

The Zoo PAL program is a perfect way to lend your support for the direct care of your favorite Zoo animals. Includes options for a Zoo PAL certificate for your animal and other fun items. Get more information or adopt your animal today! 

Companies for Kids

This is an excellent opportunity for companies of all sizes to help under-privileged, at-risk and disabled youth experience a visit to the Toledo Zoo. Learn more.

Corporate Sponsorships

The Toledo Zoo offers sponsorship opportunities. Contact Nicole Overhulse for details at 419-385-5721, ext. 2069.

Matching Gift Program

Through the Toledo Zoo’s Matching Gift Program you can double, or even triple, your contribution. Click here to find out how.

Help us plan for the future

You can offer your support through gifts to the endowment, bequests, charitable trusts, and charitable gift annuities. Click here for more details.

Shop on Amazon Smile and choose the Zoo!

bookmark this link so all of your eligible shopping through Amazon can benefit Toledo Zoological Society.

Do you sell on eBay? You can set up Zoo donations with your sales!

Sellers on eBay have the option to use eBay’s Missionfish service to choose a non-profit organization to receive a percentage of their sales . The Toledo Zoo is officially registered with Missionfish as a non-profit organization so please consider us.

Ohio zoos license plates

Give your car a cool upgrade while helping out the zoo! Click on the license plate image above to learn more from the Ohio BMV.

Donate your TIME!

Volunteering at the Zoo can be a great experience. We have volunteer programs for adults, teens, and internships too!

Donate furniture, equipment, tools, etc.

Any organizations or individuals that would like to donate practical, useful items to the Toledo Zoo should contact Robin Guidera at (419) 385-5721, ext. 2091. This is also a great way to help us fulfill our green practices—reduce, re-use, recycle! Click here to see our Recycling Wish List.

Food donations for Zoo animals

Any organizations or companies interested in offering bulk food donations to the Toledo Zoo should contact the Commissary Department at (419) 385-5721, ext. 2123.