Community Partners

Paving the way for the world’s wildlife and wild places

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden’s corporate partnership program supports the mission of Riverbanks, features practical benefits for your company and demonstrates a commitment to protecting the earth.

A gift of $4,500 will feed the animals at Riverbanks for one week, helping to ensure our highest standards of care and their continued survival. Your community’s ability to enjoy these magnificent creatures for years to come depends on you.

Show us your wild side. Make a pledge.

Your company pledge can be fulfilled in three years at $1,500 per year. A portion of your gift may be tax-deductible.

Our Pledge to Give Our Best to You … for Your Commitment to Us

  • Visibility — Your company name in the presence of nearly 1,000,000 visitors.
  • Education & Recreation — 100 admission tickets each year for 3 years.
  • Publicity — Acknowledgement in Riverbanks magazine (distributed to 32,000+ households) and on the Riverbanks Web site (120,000+ hits per month).
  • Networking — Invitation to a VIP reception with the Zoo director and fellow Community Partners.
  • Gathering Spots — 20% off facility rentals.

Thanks to Our Participating Community Partners

Companies and Businesses

  • Abacus Planning Group
  • Aflac
  • Ascension Hospice
  • BB&T
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Bose Corporation
  • The Cat Clinic, Inc.
  • Caterpillar Inc. Precision Pin Products
  • Century 21 Bob Capes Realtors
  • Colonial Life and Accident
  • Comfort Suites at Harbison
  • Contract Construction, Inc.
  • Cyberwoven
  • Davidson, Morrison & Lindemann, P.A.
  • DayBreak Adult Care Services
  • DoubleTree by Hilton
  • Embassy Suites Hotel of Columbia, SC
  • First Community Bank
  • Harley Haven, Inc.
  • Haynsworth, Sinkler, Boyd, P.A.
  • Hilton Columbia Center
  • Honda Cars of Columbia
  • Jim Hudson Automotive Group
  • Lizard's Thicket
  • Mattox Electric Co., Inc.
  • McNair Law Firm, P. A.
  • Miles River Direct
  • Nexsen Pruet
  • Novinger QTR Consulting
  • Palmetto Citizens Federal Credit Union
  • Player Law Firm
  • Regions Bank
  • Robinson, McFadden & Moore, P.C.
  • SCANA Corporation/SCE&G
  • South Carolina Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Care
  • Square D Company/Schneider Electric
  • Twin Rivers Lawn Care & Landscaping
  • Wilson/Kibler, Inc.

Individuals and Families

  • Mr. & Mrs. Robert L. Busbee
  • The Family of Paul Jones Chambers, III
  • The Family of Virginia Timmons Derrick
  • Marian Francis Hampton
  • Tina R. Long
  • In Memory of Russell Anderson Kelbaugh
  • The McCarty Family
  • The Franklyn D. Owen, Jr. Family
  • Ronald Stanley Shivers
  • Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Taucher
  • David Wallace

About Riverbanks Society

Established in 1976 by a group of concerned citizens, Riverbanks Society continues today as a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization supporting the needs of Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. Members and donors provide important resources for the research, education and conservation efforts of the Zoo and Garden, strengthening Riverbanks’ position within the community as the premier family choice for education and recreation.

Wild adventures begin with Riverbanks membership! Learn more.

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