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
  • Personalized certificate of sponsorship
  • Full-color photo of your animal
  • Species fact sheet
Animal Ambassador – $75
  • Personalized certificate of sponsorship
  • Full-color photo of your species
  • Annual subscription to Wild Times
  • 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

  • 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
    *One species fact sheet per group member.
  • An adorable animal plush
  • Two Zoo admission passes
Defender of the Troop – $250
  • 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
  • Two Zoo admission passes
  • Two Stingray Bay admission passes
Leader of the Pack – $500
  • 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
  • Two Zoo admission passes
  • Two Stingray Bay admission passes
  • Two Giraffe Encounter admission passes
Protector of the Herd – $1,000
  • Frame displaying your personalized certificate of sponsorship and full-color photo of your species
  • Annual subscription to Wild Times
  • An adorable animal plush
  • 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

  • Protector of the Herd
  • Leader of the Pack
  • Defender of the Troop
  • Friends of the Wild
  • Animal Ambassador
  • Species Supporter
  • Digital Sponsorship
Veldon and Marilyn Altenhein
In Memory of Clive and Noel Burgbacher Jordan
Jeffrey and Martha Paulson
SRP
Sophia and Carson Tate
Noah Keith Balke
Emma Lee Balke
Thomas Fulcher
Maeve Murray
Jessica Taylor Noonan
Michael Scott Noonan
Susan and Robert Rehm
Anonymous
Nicholas S.O. Jones Family
Ken and Mary Jean  Swanson
Dawn Cratch
Adolfo Garcia
Jim and Nancy Gibson
Judy Hochstetler
Jane Hurt
Marcy Kerlin
Channing Kuker
Dorothy Moomaw
Kenneth Perez
Larry and Connie Pope
Karen  Riedmann
Claire Steigerwald
Inge Terpening
Jim and Carrie Van Sickle
Michael Vitale
Nancy Walker
Olivia Zangerle
Sheree Kamenetsky
Sarah Popczun
Emily, Amanda & Olivia Abraham
Mario MJ Aldana
Maria V. Andino
Brooke and Aaron Appleby
John Ashford
Joy A. Bell
Shirley Blackwell
Billie Bogart
Presley Bonnett
Macy Bonnett
Cathy Brandt
Charese Brown
Daryl Chester
In Memory of William “Bill” Coppock
Justin Dascola and George Gollery
Mary and Phil Dascola
Sylvia DeAngelis
Linda DePew
Alycia Dotseth-Hall
Amy Drager
EAGLE College Prep Mrs. Law’s Class
Eric Ensign
Patricia Fimbres
John E. Foster
Darlene D. Hagan
Taben Hale
Barbara Hanvy
Scott, Allison, Brent and Tyler Harding
Knox Christopher Harrington
Jasmine Hegman
Kim and Tom Hennessy 
Cooper Kasses
Camilla Kasses
Kimberly Kelley
Gabriel Kessler
Elise King
Mila King
Paige Klix
Ellie Knickmeyer
Hailey Laufer
Jackson Laufer
Dana Lemke
Laura Lenzer
Holly Lyon
Judy L. Maloney
Nancy Mancuso
David Massanova
Jeffrey Maynard
Heather McLaren-Picciano
Danny and Cynthia Morse
Mrs. Janzen’s 2nd Grade Class
Mrs. O’Neals 3rd Grade Class
Alex Nagel
NEHS
NJHS
Tara Oakes
Emily Ord
Kari Osep
Dolores Owens
Anne Paske
Jackson Perry
Julie and Michael Petteys
Rod and Dolora Petteys
Camden Pisano
Kaiden Pisano
Susan and Fred Powell
Judy and Gerry Redpath 
Tess and Jack Redpath
Jules Replogle
John Rudolph
Nancy and John O. Santrock
Ashlyn Schweitzer
Sandi Sechrist
Linda Sheldon
Justin and Courtney Sigler
Mary and Jim Slawski 
Samuel Smith
Angie Smith
Cindy Smith
Renee Tarp
William Vail
Courtney and Daniel Waterbury
Niki Wilson
Megan Wilson
Ashlyn Yamano
Kamryn Yamano 
David K Rohrer
Daniel Alvarez
Robert and Debra Austin
Nancy Bell
Melanie Deer
Sally Dowling
Johnathan Ende
Patrick Ende
James Ende
James Hayden
Patricia Lawlis
Bob Piltaver
Maes & Brenda Rowland
William Sanderson
Jack Vice
John Wennes
Kelli West
Addilyn Wood

Louis Arena
Tommy Boland
Kyndal D’Ambrosio
Girl Scout Troop 1315, Phoenix
Sam Green
Laura Hine
Charise Kniep
Charise Kniep
Justin Kuffel
Alexis Martin
Stephanie McLaughlin
Nicole Monello
Amanda Neuheisel
Chelsea Neuheisel
Kyle Paridee
Tina Sims
Cara Winterhoff
The Wirch Family

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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.