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Becoming
a Friend of
the Zoo

With a Little Help From Our Friends

Amazing things happen every day at the Philadelphia Zoo – new exhibits, innovative animal trails, improved parking, making it the perfect time to join the Friends of the Philadelphia Zoo. The Friends are a dedicated group of members who make these improvements a reality.

Supporter

$500 ($314 is Tax Deductible)

Benefactor

$1,000 (up to $746 is Tax Deductible)
All the benefits of Supporter level membership plus:
Invitation to the Benefactor’s Lunch; the chance to meet and mingle with a keeper or curator for an insider’s look at some of our most interesting Zoo jobs.

Associate

$2,500 (up to $2,221 is Tax Deductible)
All the benefits of Supporter level membership plus:
Invitation to the Benefactor’s Lunch; the chance to meet and mingle with a keeper or curator for an insider’s look at some of our most interesting Zoo jobs.
A private Behind the Scenes tour for family or friends.

Patron

$5,000 ($4,712 is Tax Deductible)
All the benefits of Supporter level membership plus:
Invitation to the Benefactor’s Lunch; the chance to meet and mingle with a keeper or curator for an insider’s look at some of our most interesting Zoo jobs.
A private family/friend/ Behind the Scenes tour.
100 free tickets to the Zoo donated, in your name, to an underserved area school or a charity of your choice.

President's Circle

$10,000 ($9,712 is Tax Deductible)
All the benefits of Supporter level membership plus:
Invitation to the Benefactor’s Lunch; the chance to meet and mingle with a keeper or curator for an insider’s look at some of our most interesting Zoo jobs.
A private family/friend/ Behind the Scenes tour.
100 free tickets to the Zoo will be donated, in your name, to an underserved area school or a charity of your choice.
Private dinner and tour with the Zoo president, Vik Dewan.

Keeper of the Kingdom

Keeper of the Kingdom $25,000 ($24,419 is Tax Deductible)
All the benefits of Supporter level membership plus:
Invitation to the Benefactor’s Lunch; the chance to meet and mingle with a keeper or curator for an insider’s look at some of our most interesting Zoo jobs.
A private family/friend/ Behind the Scenes tour.
100 free tickets to the Zoo will be donated, in your name, to an underserved area school or a charity of your choice.
Opportunity to be co-Duty Officer for the Day, a full-day program providing additional management coverage on weekends documenting items that need attention, greeting guests, problem solving, working Zoo leadership to creatively enhance the guest experience and an all-around unique opportunity to experience the Zoo from an inside perspective.
Private dinner and tour with the Zoo president, Vik Dewan