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#GivingZOOday 2018

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Support your Zoo on this special day of giving!

In Partnership with #GIVINGTUESDAY

#GivingZOOday is about the impact zoos and aquariums have on their communities by engaging visitors to be stewards of the environment and save species from extinction. It’s also about how these institutions give back by mentoring their staff and volunteers to support a wide range of causes.


How do I support the Birmingham Zoo on #GivingZOOday?

Visit our Get Involved : Donate section on our website to show your support and donate to the Zoo! 

With your generous gift, YOU will “Inspire Passion for the Natural World” through emphasizing Conservation, Education, Scientific Study, & Recreation in all aspects of the Zoo. Gifts of all sizes are important and make a difference! Please select one of the many fundraising efforts  to make a donation to what matters most to you.

Donate to YOUR ZOO Now



What is #GivingZOOday?
#GivingZOOday is a fundraising “holiday,” organized in partnership with #GivingTuesday, that

aims to garner support from everyday zoo and aquarium visitors by highlighting the impacts these institutions have on their communities.

When is #GivingZOOday?
#GivingZOOday takes place on #GivingTuesday, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving in the United States. This year, it falls on November 27.

Who participates in #GivingZOOday?
All nonprofit AZA-accredited institutions and certified related facilities are encouraged to participate. Visit the official website for #GivingZooday to see the list of 2018 partners! 

Which hashtag do I use?
To “spread the message” about the event use hashtag #GivingZOOday

Why should I participate in #GivingZOOday?
#GivingZOOday is an opportunity to support your zoo for all of the incredible contributions each zoo makes to animal care, conservation and education every single day!