OPEN 9:30 A.M. TO 4:00 P.M. DAILY Support Your Zoo | About Us | Contact |



We invite you to join our pack!

Wild at Heart annual donors are committed to supporting Woodland Park Zoo's work connecting people to nature.

These caring and generous individuals help us spark delight, discovery and lifelong memories, inspiring more than 1.2 million visitors a year to save animals and protect natural habitats for generations to come.

Your generosity will a make a difference here and around the world. Every gift helps the zoo build a better community — your community. Thank you for investing in a more sustainable future for wildlife and people.

Wild at Heart Benefits

When you join the Wild at Heart donor pack you will enjoy benefits such as a zoo family membership, special events and personal tours. But more importantly, your generosity will allow Woodland Park Zoo to continue making a difference in the community and around the world.


Savanna Club — $500    

  • Wild at Heart membership*

    • Unlimited admission for one year for two adults and their children or grandchildren plus one flexible guest

    • Half-price admission to more than150 across the U.S. and Canada reciprocal zoos and aquariums

    • Half-price admission for up to five guests per visit

    • Four one-time-use guest passes

    • Two scheduled member-only early mornings each summer

  • MyZoo magazine and wall calendar
  • MyZooNews e-newsletter
  • Invitation to quarterly Wild at Heart events including a sneak peek of our newest exhibit
  • Thrive spring event invitation
  • Early purchase opportunity for ZooTunes summer concert tickets
  • Discounts on tickets to WildLights, the zoo's winter lights festival
  • 10% discount on Historic Carousel birthday party rentals
  • Early class and camp registration

Safari Club — $1,000

All of the above, plus:


Sumatra Club — $2,500 - $4,999

All of the above, plus:

  • Personal tour with a zookeeper at the Tropical Rain Forest or Day Exhibit **


Denali Club — $5,000-$9,999

All of the above, plus:

  • First opportunity to purchase ZooTunes summer concert tickets

  • 10% venue discount for a private event


Grizzly Group — $10,000-$24,999

All of the above, plus:

  • 15% discount at ZooStore gift shops

  • Invitation to biennial Director's Circle event with the zoo President and CEO

  • Private behind-the-scenes tour for six people**

  • Free parking all year


Hippo Herd — $25,000+

All of the above, plus:

  • Personalized benefits


*  These benefits have a fair market value and are not tax-deductible. You can choose to waive this benefit to allow the entire gift to be eligible for a tax deduction.
** Some restrictions apply. Please make arrangements 3-5 weeks in advance.

We joined the pack to give back so that other families can connect to nature, too. The special event invitations and behind-the-scenes experiences with keepers are fantastic. As a family, we get to see conservation in action and have a great deal of fun!

 —The Hanna-Fleming Family
 Wild at Heart donors since 2001


General Inquiries

206.548.2565 x2
206.548.1536 fax

Director of Development and Planned Giving:
Sarah Valentine, CFRE  206.548.2624

Data Services:
Lorna Chin 206.548.2485

Jungle Party
Nicole Bennion 206.548.2421

Bridget Dolan 206.548.2422

General Donation Inquiry &
Wild at Heart Donor Club:
Kelsi Dunn 206.548.2491

ZooParent Adoption Program:
ZooParent 206.548.2484

Make a donation online
Donations may also be mailed to WPZ at 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98103

Woodland Park Zoo has adopted and complies with the Donor Bill of Rights. View our Privacy Policy.