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

Louis Arena
Tommy Boland
Kyndal D’Ambrosio
Michelle Dodds
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
The Wirch Family
Aadhya
Daniel Alvarez
Nancy Bell
Robert Corella
Melanie Deer
Sally Dowling
James Ende
Johnathan Ende
Patrick Ende
Sophie Frier
Sue Green
Patricia Lawlis
Keegan Mack
Bob Piltaver
The Raimo Family
David Rohrer
William Sanderson
Jack Vice
Silas Vunovich
John Wennes
Kelli West
Addilyn Wood
Emily, Amanda & Olivia Abraham
Mario (MJ) Aldana
Maria V. Andino
Joy A. Bell
Elizabeth Bizari
Shirley Blackwell
Billie Bogart
Macy Bonnett
Presley Bonnett
Cathy Brandt
Daryl Chester
In Memory of William “Bill” Coppock
Justin Dascola and George Gollery
Mary and Phil Dascola
Sylvia DeAngelis
Linda DePew
Amy Drager
EAGLE College Prep – Mrs. Law’s Class
Eric Ensign
The Fairchild Family
Patricia Fimbres
John E. Foster
Julia Fountain
Darlene D. Hagan
Taben Hale
Scott, Allison, Brent and Tyler Harding
Knox Christopher Harrington
Jasmine Hegman
Kalina and Ksenia Helminski
Kim and Tom Hennessy
Thomas and Marilyn Israel
Mrs. Janzen’s 2nd Grade Class
Camilla Kasses
Cooper Kasses
Kimberly Kelley
Gabriel Kessler
Ellie Knickmeyer
Mary Anne Lefevre
Dana Lemke
Laura Lenzer
Holly Lyon
Judy L. Maloney
Nancy Mancuso
David Massanova
Suzanne McCann
Heather McLaren-Picciano
Alixandra McMahon
Krista Morris
Danny and Cynthia Morse
Sarah Mueller
Alex Nagel
NEHS
NJHS
Mrs. O’Neals 3rd Grade Class
Tara Oakes
Emily Ord
Kari Osep
Dolores Owens
Anne Paske
Jackson Perry
Julie and Michael Petteys
Rod and Dolora Petteys
Camden Pisano
Kaiden Pisano
Michele J. Pitzer
Sarah Popczun
Susan and Fred Powell
Judy and Gerry Redpath
Jules Replogle
John Rudolph
Nancy and John O. Santrock
Sandi Sechrist
Katherine Shaoul
Linda Sheldon
Justin and Courtney Sigler
Tanya Simpson
Mary and Jim Slawski
Kristi Sluiter
Angie Smith
Cindy Smith
Samuel Smith
Renee Tarp
Keegan Umbrianna
Mrs. Underhill’s 3rd Grade Class
William Vail
Tom Walling
Katherine Lind West
Lisa Wheeler
Megan Wilson
Ashlyn Yamano
Kamryn Yamano
Laura Lee Bena
Dawn Cratch
Adolfo Garcia
Nancy Gibson
Barbara Hanvy
Judy Hochstetler
Jane Hurt
Dorothy Moomaw
Kenneth Perez
Larry and Connie Pope
Karen  Riedmann
Claire Steigerwald
Inge Terpening
Michael Vitale
Nancy Walker
Courtney and Daniel Waterbury
Olivia Zangerle
Philip  De Amelia
Tammara Edgin
Nicholas S.O. Jones Family
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
Tom and Michelle Fulcher
Maeve Murray
Jessica Taylor Noonan
Michael Scott Noonan
Susan and Robert Rehm
Veldon and Marilyn Altenhein
In Memory of Clive and Noel Burgbacher Jordan
Jeffrey and Martha Paulson
Sophia and Carson Tate

We’re here to help.

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.