The Phoenix Zoo offers a unique program designed to help offer the best support for the more than 3,000 animals that call the Zoo home, with nearly 400 species represented, including many threatened or endangered species. Becoming a Wildlife Champion gives you or your loved one the opportunity to sponsor a favorite Zoo animal! Your generous donation goes directly to the Zoo’s mission of providing experiences that inspire people and motivate them to care for the natural world.

Available Animals

Select an animal from the list below to become a Wildlife Champion today!

Sponsor your favorite Zoo animal and
become a Wildlife Champion today!

Digital Sponsorship – $25
  • PDF personalized certificate of sponsorship
  • JPEG full-color photo of your animal
  • PDF species fact sheet
Species Supporter – $35
  • 8.5″ x 11″ personalized certificate of sponsorship
  • 4″ x 6″ full-color photo of your animal
  • Species fact sheet
Animal Ambassador – $75
  • 8.5″ x 11″ personalized certificate of sponsorship
  • 4″ x 6″ full-color photo of your species
  • Annual subscription to Wild Times
  • Phoenix Zoo reusable gift bag
  • Name recognition on the Wildlife champion website for one year
  • Species fact sheet
  • An adorable animal plush
Friends of the Wild – $150
* Suggested level for group sponsorship

  • 4″ x 6″ double frame displaying your personalized certificate of sponsorship and full-color photo of your animal
  • Annual subscription to Wild Times
  • Phoenix Zoo reusable gift bag
  • Name recognition on the Wildlife champion website for one year
  • Species fact sheet
    *One species fact sheet per group member.
  • An adorable animal plush
  • Two Zoo admission passes
Defender of the Troop – $250
  • 4″ x 6″ double frame displaying your personalized certificate of sponsorship and full-color photo of your animal
  • Annual subscription to Wild Times
  • Name recognition on the Wildlife champion website for one year
  • Species fact sheet
  • An adorable animal plush
  • Phoenix Zoo reusable gift bag
  • Two Zoo admission passes
  • Two Stingray Bay admission passes
Leader of the Pack – $500
  • 4″ x 6″ double frame displaying your personalized certificate of sponsorship and full-color photo of your animal
  • Annual subscription to Wild Times
  • Name recognition on the Wildlife Champion sponsor board at the Zoo for one year from date of purchase
  • Species fact sheet
  • An adorable animal plush
  • Phoenix Zoo reusable gift bag
  • Two Zoo admission passes
  • Two Stingray Bay admission passes
  • Two Giraffe Encounter admission passes
Protector of the Herd – $1,000
  • 4″ x 6″ double frame displaying your personalized certificate of sponsorship and full-color photo of your species
  • Annual subscription to Wild Times
  • An adorable animal plush
  • Phoenix Zoo reusable gift bag
  • Name recognition on the Wildlife Champion sponsor board at the Zoo for one year from date of purchase
  • Species fact sheet
  • Four Zoo admission passes
  • Four Stingray Bay admission passes
  • Four Giraffe Encounter admission passes
  • Listing in the Zoo’s Annual Report

Thank You to Our Wildlife Champions

  • Digital Sponsorship
  • Species Supporter
  • Animal Ambassador
  • Friends of the Wild
  • Defender of the Troop
  • Leader of the Pack
  • Protector of the Herd
Tommy Boland
Kyndal D’Ambrosio
Michelle Dodds
Sally Dowling
Girl Scout Troop 1315, Phoenix
Charise Kniep
Tracie Knowlton
Alexis Martin
Stephanie McLaughlin
Nicole Monello
Chelsea Neuheisel
Amanda Neuheisel
Kyle Paridee
Connie and Larry Pope
Tina Sims
Cara Winterhoff
Aadhya
Daniel Alvarez
Robert and Debra Austin
Robert Corella
Melanie Deer
Sophie Frier
Sue Green
Patricia Lawlis
Keegan Mack
Gen and Gareth McBride 
Bob Piltaver
The Raimo Family
William Sanderson
AJ Smith
Silas Vunovich
Craig A. Wilson
Addilyn Wood
Emily, Amanda & Olivia Abraham
Mario (MJ) Aldana
Maria V. Andino
Elizabeth Andrews
Dexter Arce
Harper Arce
McKenzie Barrier
Jayden, Julian & Jameson Barro
Mary M. Beatty
Elizabeth Bizari
Cathy Brandt
Regan Callister
Daryl Chester
Jordyn Christofferson
Reilynn Colo
Skylar Colo
Ashley Varner Conte
Marissa Contreras
In Memory of William “Bill” Coppock
Dawn Cratch
Chantelle Criscione
Mai and Dalilah
Justin Dascola and George Gollery
Mary and Phil Dascola
Meagan Davis
Linda DePew
Amy Drager
Kelley Durham
Eagle College Prep – 8C
Eric Ensign
The Fairchild Family
Patricia Fimbres
John E. Foster
Julia Fountain
James Grant
Lauren Gustafson
Darlene D. Hagan
Taben Hale
In Memory of Donald K. Halter
Scott, Allison, Brent and Tyler Harding
Knox Christopher Harrington
Kalina and Ksenia Helminski
Kim and Tom Hennessy 
Thomas and Marilyn Israel 
Jason Jackson
Mrs. Janzen’s 2nd Grade Class
Chloe Jay
Joan Bundy Law
Baby Boy Jones
Cooper Kasses
Kimberly Kelley
Gabriel Kessler
Paige Klix
Ellie Knickmeyer
Angie Lambrou
Hailey Laufer
Jackson Laufer
Mary Anne Lefevre
Dana Lemke
Laura Lenzer
Pam  LoBosco
Sam LoBosco
Holly Lyon
Malakai Macrane
Sabina Mader & Friends
Judy L. Maloney
Nancy Mancuso
David Massanova
Suzanne McCann
Alixandra McMahon
Daisy and Herman Mendoza
Katherine Moeur
Krista Morris
Danny and Cynthia Morse
Sarah Mueller
Alex Nagel
Mrs. O’Neals 3rd Grade Class
Emily Ord
Kari Osep
Dolores Owens
Isabella Parks
Anne Paske
Jackson Perry
Julie and Michael Petteys
Rod and Dolora Petteys
Zoe Pieratt
Camden Pisano
Kaiden Pisano
Michele J. Pitzer
Connie Pope
Larry Pope
Susan and Fred Powell
Judy and Gerry Redpath 
Jules Replogle
Rachel Ross-Lytle
John Rudolph
Victoria Sanford
Nancy and John O. Santrock
Jude Alexander Saverino-Young
Ashley Scardello
Megan Scardello
Jacqueline Schuttenberg
Eric A. Schwartz
Ashlyn Schweitzer
Sandi Sechrist
Jim and Cindy Shackelford
Katherine Shaoul
Linda Sheldon
Bill Shelton
Justin and Courtney Sigler
Tanya Simpson
Mary and Jim Slawski 
Kristi Sluiter
Angie Smith
Samuel Smith
The Stinebaughs
Renee Tarp
Suzie Thomas
Amanda M. Tracy
Keegan Umbrianna
Mrs. Underhill’s 3rd Grade Class
William Vail
Val
Michael Wallensack and Deborah Miller
Tom Walling
Courtney and Daniel Waterbury
Katherine Lind West
Lisa Wheeler
Megan Wilson
Olivia Zangerle
Cheryl Becker
Laura Lee Bena
Shane Folkedahl
Adolfo Garcia
Barbara Hanvy
Judy Hochstetler
Jane Hurt
Jasper and Milo
Marcy Kerlin
Dorothy Moomaw
Kenneth Perez
Karen  Riedmann
Claire Steigerwald
Michael Vitale
Philip  De Amelia
Tammara Edgin
Anabel and John Konwiser
Lysbeth S. Lieber
Noah Slaughter
Ken and Mary Jean  Swanson
Emma Lee Balke
Noah Keith Balke
Bill, Shirlee, and Bryan Cobb
Bill, Shirlee, and Sarah Cobb
William Cobb
Tammara Edgin
Tanya Edgin
Tom and Michelle Fulcher
Maeve Murray
Jessica Taylor Noonan
Michael Scott Noonan
Jeffrey and Martha Paulson
Susan and Robert Rehm
Veldon and Marilyn Altenhein
In Memory of Clive and Noel Burgbacher Jordan
Robert and Barbara Simpson

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Other packages are available upon request!
Don’t see what you are looking for, have questions or to place an order over the phone, 
call 602.286.3800 x 7434  or email uhamblin@phoenixzoo.org.