Reopening Go Fund Me Campaign

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With no visitors — and no income — over the past 70 days, your donations from our first fundraising campaign sustained us into early May, ensuring our animals had the best of care.

Thankfully, the time has come to reopen, but we need your help once again.  With an anticipated opening in early June, we enthusiastically invested in software, sanitizer, signage and the additional staff needed to make Gladys Porter Zoo a safe place for our guests, animals and employees. But thoughtful reopenings are not without cost.  Our emergency funds are nearly exhausted, as is our budget for animal care.

We look forward to seeing you very, very soon. Please consider a small donation until then.

Make a donation to our Reopening Go Fund Me Campaign

Please support our GoFundMe campaign by making a donation and then sharing it with your friends and family.  The Zoo crew and animals would greatly appreciate it.  Every little bit helps us get closer to our goal!

Mail a donation to:

Gladys Porter Zoo

500 Ringgold Street
Brownsville, Texas, 78520
Other ways you can support the Zoo are listed below.

Purchase a Membership

Memberships are vital to the Zoo and provide necessary operating revenue, so we can care for the animals that call it home.  Although we are not currently open to the public, we are looking forward to the day when we can open our gates once again.  If you purchase a membership now to help get us through this difficult time, your membership will start from the date we re-open not the date of purchase.  So, for example, if we reopen in May, your membership will start in May.  Thank you for becoming a Zoo member.

Make the Zoo your Amazon Smile Charity

AmazonSmile donates to Valley Zoological Society at no cost to you!  If you make a purchase, make sure that the Valley Zoological Society is selected as your charity.
Thank you so much for your continued support of the Gladys Porter Zoo. With your help and the help of our community, we will get through this!
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