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Donate to the ZOO!

With more than 500 animals representing nearly 200 species to feed and care for and over 23 acres to maintain, the costs to run the Zoo are significant!  Whether you love giraffes or any of our animals, want to help purchase enrichment items for them, or want to help us with their daily care, your donation will directly benefit the Zoo.  

Greater Asian one horned rhino  North American river otter  Camel  Siamang


 

Here is a sampling of how your donation could benefit the Zoo.

  • $5 Donation:     Feeds a primate for the day.
  • $15 Donation:   Feeds the camel one meal.
  • $10 Donation:   Name the bear - Russ or Dirty Jim.
  • $25 Donation:   Feeds the otters for a day.

  • $35 Donation:   Feeds the rhino for a day.

  • $50 Donation:   Feeds all cats for a day.
  • $100 Donation: Feeds all birds for four days.
  • $250 Donation: Enrichment for animals for a month.
  • $500 Donation: Buys animal supplements for a month.
  • $1,000 Donation: Buys enough produce for two weeks.

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Please contact us directly at 407.323.4450 ext. 115 if you'd like to place a donation larger than $1,000.

 

Donate - Florida Black Bear Habitat

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See more about Central Florida Zoo Bears HERE!

Adopt-A-Bear!  – $100

Your adoption  packet will include a beautiful plush bear, Keeper’s  notes,   photograph, adoption certificate, and 2 admission tickets to the Zoo to share with  family   and friends.


Bear Cub Member – $250 Annually

  • You will receive recognition in the Zoo’s Annual ReportInvitation to an exclusive pre-opening reception of the Florida Black Bear Habitat
  • Free or discounted admission to more than 150 zoos nationwide
  • Invitation to an  exclusive Members’ Only Nite Hike
  • Four Zoo admission tickets to share with family and friends
  • A special Central Florida Zoo gift
  • A guided tour of the Zoo


Bear Club Member – $500 Annually

  • You will receive all the benefits from above PLUS:An invitation to an exclusive Florida Black Bear program
  • Private behind-the-scenes tour of the Zoo
  • Annual Family Zoo pass to give as a gift



Bear Aware Member – $80 Monthly

It takes close to $1,000 to feed a bear for a year!  And with your donation of $80 a month, you will help the Zoo feed our bears for a year!   You will receive all the benefits from above PLUS you will receive an Adopt-A-Bear packet as a gift!


Bear Advocate Member – $1,000 Annually

  • You will receive all the benefits from above PLUS:You will sponsor a disadvantaged group of 25 for a Zoo visit
  • You will receive a private “Lunch with the Animals” – luncheon for up to six guests hosted by the Zoo’s President & CEO.


Bears – Donate Other Amount (Your Choice) 

Help the Zoo build a Florida Black Bear Habitat and assist our  Bear Aware education programs for children-of-all-ages  in Central Florida!



YOUR CONTRIBUTION IN SUPPORT OF THE CENTRAL FLORIDA ZOO & BOTANICAL GARDENS IS TAX DEDUCTIBLE TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. THE AMOUNT OF THE CONTRIBUTION THAT IS TAX DEDUCTIBLE FOR FEDERAL INCOME TAX PURPOSES IS LIMITED TO THE EXCESS OF ANY MONEY AND THE VALUE OF ANY PROPERTY OTHER THAN MONEY CONTRIBUTED BY YOU LESS THE FAIR MARKET VALUE OF GOODS OR SERVICES PROVIDED TO YOU BY THE CENTRAL FLORIDA ZOO & BOTANICAL GARDENS.  

A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION #CH 720872 AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE (800-435- 7352) WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.