Support the Zoo

Our outstanding animal care never stops. Your gift today is an investment in the future of our Zoo and will ensure that we can continue to be the world-class community resource you know and love. Your support helps us care for our over 800 animals that call our Zoo home with customized nutrional diets, enrichment, and specialized medical care that they rely on. Join us and make a gift to save wildlife, wild places, and your local Zoo. Your tax-deductible gift gives all our animals the best care possible. Our Zoo works to educate future generations about their role in saving endangered species, bringing a love and appreciation of animals to millions of visitors for 150 years.

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Donate to Your Zoo
Your gift will give all our animals, like Alice the African elephant, the best possible care.
Become a Zooper Hero
Help us meet unexpected or ongoing challenges with our monthly donation program.
Become a Zoo Guardian
Our philanthropic individuals help us ensure the growth and excellence of the Zoo.
Become a Sponsor
The Zoo is the perfect place for corporate sponsors to make meaningful connections with the public.
Connect with your favorite Roger Williams Park Zoo animal through our fun symbolic adopt program!
Commemorative Benches
Recognize a special person or occasion in your life with a commemorative Zoo bench. Funds raised help support the Zoo's mission. For more info, or to purchase a plaque, contact Lauren Ustaszewski at or call 401-785-3510 ext. 371.
Zoobilee! Feast with the Beasts
Save the Date: June 25, 2022. Zoo's largest single-night fundraiser featuring fine fare from dozens of the area's best restaurants and caterers.
Leave a Legacy
Gifts to the Zoo's endowment and planned giving are convenient ways to help ensure that your Zoo will continue to delight and educate visitors for generations to come. For info, contact Lauren Ustaszewski at or call 401-785-3510 ex
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Inspire the next generation
With your help, New England’s youth can truly become the leaders in creating a sustainable planet.

By making a gift to Roger Williams Park Zoo, you'll join us in our commitment to save wildlife and wild places. You'll receive our monthly email newsletter, exclusive event invites, and updates on how your contribution is making a difference locally and globally through the Zoo's conservation initiatives.