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Make checks payable to “Philadelphia Zoo”

Send to: Development Department
Philadelphia Zoo
3400 W. Girard Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Gift of Stock/Securities

After the stock has been transferred, please contact Rob Palachick at or 215-243-5351 with the following details:
1. Your name/contact information
2. The stock name and number of shares
3. Any restrictions on the use of the gift.

Account name: Zoological Society of Philadelphia
Account # 6JS-02235
DTC # 8862
Broker: Merrill Lynch
Contact: Danielle Siravo

ACH/Wire Transfer

Account name: Zoological Society of Philadelphia
Bank: PNC Bank
ABA # 031000053
Account # 8611813381

United Way

If your employer participates in a United Way giving program, please consider naming Philadelphia Zoo as a recipient organization. Giving through the United Way is an easy, effective way to make a contribution through the convenience of payroll deduction. Payroll deduction allows you to make a gift each pay period that greatly impact our work and mission course of a year. When making your pledge, please indicate “Zoological Society of Philadelphia/Philadelphia Zoo, # 29708”.

Matching Gifts

Philadelphia Zoo is a 501(c)3 charitable organization and many employers (and former employers, for retirees) match the charitable gifts of their employees. You can maximize your support by designating Philadelphia Zoo as the recipient of matching funds. Each year the number of companies that provide matching gifts increases. Please check with your Human Resource department to see whether they have a matching gift program in place.

Legacy Gifts

You can provide meaningful support to sustain the Zoo’s future by including the Philadelphia Zoo in your estate plans with a bequest, or by naming the Zoo as a beneficiary of your retirement account. For more information about how to make a planned gift to Philadelphia Zoo, please contact Daniele Greiner at or 215-243-5227.

Contact Philadelphia Zoo’s Development Department

Philadelphia Zoo Development Department
3400 W. Girard Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: 215-243-5673

Philadelphia Zoo is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Federal Tax ID #23-1352298.