Gladys Porter Zoo is celebrating its 50th year in 2021! And to make it extra special, we are excited to announce that Tipton Ford Motors is donating a 2021 Ford Bronco Sport to be raffled as part of our annual Zoofari fundraiser. Tickets are now on sale for $100 and can be purchased at the Zoo office, at gpz.org or from a Valley Zoological Society board member. You can also click on the tickets button below to purchase raffle tickets. Tickets will be available for purchase online at gpz.org until 11:59 p.m. on Friday, October 1, 2021. The raffle drawing will be held during our Zoofari Golden Gala on October 2, 2021. The drawing will be livestreamed via Gladys Porter Zoo’s Facebook page.. The winner need not be present at the drawing to win. Anyone with questions can contact the Zoo office at (956) 546-7187.
First prize winner of our Zoofari raffle will “drive away” in a 2021 Bronco Sport- a vehicle built for the next generation of adventure seekers. It is designed with utility in mind featuring easy-to-clean surfaces and a ton of interior space thanks to the safari-style roof. Bronco Sport is your gateway to the great outdoors with standard 4×4, G.O.A.T. Modes ™ (Goes Over Any type of Terrain) and a H.O.S.S. suspension system. Plus, it received the IIHS Top Safety Pick award. Prize disclaimer: Bronco Sport base package 100A, valued at $29,000, winner may upgrade at their cost. Vehicle may take up to six weeks to receive. Tax title and license to be paid by the winner.
Second prize winner will receive a Life membership to the Zoo valued at $5,000 that includes an unlimited entrance card good for life for each family member (two adult heads of household and all their children 18 and under), one guest pass, $60 in transferable entrance tickets, a Gladys Porter Zoo Animal Album, a 10% discount in our gift shops and an annual invitation to a private VIP dinner and tour of the Zoo. Life members also receive a unique gift selected by Zoo staff and recognition on a Life-Members Scroll at the Zoo.
All proceeds from this raffle will add to the total raised at our Zoofari Golden Gala, the Zoo’s largest annual fundraising event. Help the Gladys Porter Zoo celebrate its 50th Anniversary and continue to inspire, educate and captivate the multitudes of children in the Rio Grande Valley by purchasing a raffle ticket today. And don’t forget to save the date for our Golden Gala on October 2, 2021!
Click on the button below to purchase your raffle tickets.