Wild Parent Sponsorship

Looking for a timeless, heartfelt gift for someone wild about the Zoo?

Sponsorship is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

Your sponsorship as a Wild Parent will help provide care to one of your favorite animals and support the preservation of its species. Sponsorship is tax-deductible and renewable every year.

Download the Wild Parent Application. (PDF)

“Wild Child” Choices — The animal you wish to sponsor.

  • African Elephant
  • African Lion
  • Giraffe
  • Grizzly Bear
  • Koala
  • River Otter

Available “Parenting” Levels — The wilder the sponsorship package, the greater the benefits!

  • Wild Parent—$35. “Wild Child Portfolio” including fact sheet, color printout of Wild Child, official sponsorship certificate and a key chain.
  • Absolutely Wild Parent—$75. All of the above plus a magnet.
  • Passionately Wild Parent—$150. All of the above plus beanbag or plush animal.
  • Totally Wild Parent—$275. All of the above plus a certificate for two to one of Riverbanks’ Adventure Tours.

About Riverbanks Society

Established in 1976 by a group of concerned citizens, Riverbanks Society started out with a base of 200 members and has grown far beyond expectations with more than 30,000 member households representing 140,000 individuals, making it one of the largest nonprofit zoo societies per capita in the United States. Members and donors provide important resources for the research, education and conservation efforts of the Zoo and Garden, strengthening Riverbanks’ position as a world-class zoo and leader in wildlife conservation.

Wild adventures begin with Riverbanks membership! Learn more.

803.779.8717 (and press “1”)
Monday–Friday, 8:30am–5:00pm
It is the mission of Riverbanks Zoo and Garden to foster appreciation and concern for all living things. Riverbanks Society is the registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supporting the needs of Riverbanks Zoo and Garden.
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