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.

THANK YOU to our current Wild at Heart donor club members


Wild at Heart Exclusive Benefits

When you join Wild at Heart annual donor pack you will enjoy exclusive benefits such as special keeper talks, zoo family membership for a year and behind-the-scenes tours. But more importantly, your generosity will allow Woodland Park Zoo to continue making a difference in the community and around the world.


Wild at Heart benefits

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

    • Free subscription to MyZoo, our quarterly member magazine, and MyZooNews, our e-newsletter

    • Two scheduled member-only early mornings each summer

  • Invitation to quarterly Wild at Heart events

  • Thrive spring event invitation

  • Recognition on the zoo's website

  • 10% discount on Carousel birthday party rentals

  • Early purchase opportunity for ZooTunes summer concert tickets


Safari Club — $1,000

All of the above, plus:

  • Unique biome tour with a zoo docent**

  • Jungle Party summer auction event invite


Sumatra Club — $2,500 - $4,999

All of the above, plus:

  • Personal guided tour of Tropical Rain Forest or Day Exhibit with a keeper**


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 the zoo’s 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 deductible
** Some restrictions apply. Please make arrangements 3-6 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 Philanthropy:
Sarah Valentine, CFRE 206.548.2624

Planned Giving and Family Stewardship:
Anne Knapp, CFP 206.548.2443

Data Services:
Lorna Chin 206.548.2485

Jungle Party: 
Cortney Bacon 2

Lauren Menor 206.548.2422

General Donation Inquiry:
Donations 206.548.2491

Wild at Heart Donor Club:
Wild at Heart 206.548.2491

ZooParent Adoption Program:
ZooParent 206.548.2484

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


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