The Zoo Fund supports mission-based initiatives that help the Virginia Zoo engage thousands of young people in meaningful conversations that inspire them into taking action to save the world’s wildlife and their ecosystems.
Gifts from people like you helps fill the gap between our earned revenue and the costs of providing exceptional mission-based programming to school children throughout Hampton Roads, Zoo members, and guests. Your generosity creates experiences that bond families, inspire students, advance conservation around the world, and spark a lifelong appreciation for the animals we all love.
Online payments are one of the most cost effective ways for us to fundraise. Automation eliminates human error and streamlines our financial operations so we can focus on our mission.
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