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Your choice to help, whether it be financial, with your time, or your influence, not only impacts the animals and staff at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, it also helps the environment, the community, and vulnerable species around the world.

By getting involved with The Zoo Society, you can forge meaningful connections and develop lasting relationships with the animals at the Zoo. You, your friends, and family can create memories and traditions as you engage both physically and virtually with them.

When you make a gift, you are not only making an impact but also strengthening your connection with the animals, to your community, and to our world.

Your choice to help, whether it be financially, with your time, or your influence, not only impacts the animals and staff at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, it also helps the environment, the community, and vulnerable species around the world.

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By getting involved with The Zoo Society, you can forge meaningful connections and develop lasting relationships with the animals at the Zoo. You, your friends, and family can create memories and traditions as you engage both physically and virtually with them.

When you make a gift, you are not only making an impact but also strengthening your connection with the animals, to your community, and to our world.

HERE ARE ALL THE WAYS YOU CAN GIVE

Your Impact

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Funding

Make a financial gift to ensure the Zoo is around for future generations.

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Adopt one of your favorite species and provide support for animal care, enrichment, and conservation.

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Help us keep our vision alive in protecting endangered species and our environment.

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Purchase items needed by the Zoo & Aquarium on Amazon. Check out our list!

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Uncover the giving option that works best for you and your goals.

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Time

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We know how to throw a party! Our events often include animal interactions, behind the scenes experiences, and auctions with one-of-kind items.

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There’s more than one way to contribute. Volunteer to help out at one of our events!

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Want to learn more about what we do and why we do it? Educate yourself on animal care and conservation efforts.

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Influence

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Show your support for conservation and the Tacoma community by becoming one of our corporate partners.

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Give to the animals while shopping on Amazon. It’s easy to set up and doesn’t cost you anything!

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Be a part of our family and an advocate for the animals – we’ll keep you updated on events and initiatives and ways to help! Share our story and purpose with your family and friends.

Conservation Projects Funded Through
The Dr. Holly Reed Wildlife Conservation Fund