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Birmingham Zoo Donors Exceed Ambitious $75,000 Fundraising Goal – May 16, 2022

The Birmingham Zoo donors have demonstrated their love of animals and the Zoo with their generous gifts to the spring fundraising appeal, Heart of the Matter – Support Your Zoo’s Animals. Gifts of all sizes, totaling $76,616, contributed to exceeding the bold $75,000 fundraising goal, which included a $25,000 match from our kind friends at the Alabama Power Foundation. These funds provide essential care for the 550+ animals that call the Zoo “home”.
Chris Pfefferkorn, Zoo President and CEO, said, “We’re thrilled in the confidence that our community has in our Zoo and very grateful for their continued generosity. These investments are so encouraging; really it’s astounding.”
Board Chair, Nancy Goedecke adds, “We all know that Birmingham is one of the most philanthropic cities in the U.S. Zoo donors continue to prove that fact with their loving support.” She continued, “Thank you to everyone who gave. You’re making a huge difference. We appreciate your thoughtful gifts for your Zoo’s animals, from the smallest insect to our grand elephants.”

View Birmingham Zoo Announces Successful Ambitious $75,000 Fundraising Goal Press Release pdf HERE