Oakland Zoo’s mission is to inspire respect for and stewardship of the natural world, while providing a quality visitor experience. We constantly strive to make our Zoo a great place for everyone to enjoy, connect with wildlife, and foster appreciation for the natural world. And just by coming to Oakland Zoo, you are helping wildlife conservation efforts around the globe as we donate a portion of every admission ticket to our conservation partners worldwide.
Invest in your community today! Our donors support Oakland Zoo because they know it’s an important resource for the whole Bay Area. Below are some ways you can share your passion for the natural world in your community and beyond. Donate Now
Contributions to Oakland Zoo’s “Friends of the Wild” Annual Fund provides year-round ongoing financial support to ensure the health and well-being of all the animals at the Zoo as well as education and outreach, conservation and animal welfare programs. Please consider joining the Zoo’s Friends of the Wild, and begin enjoying those benefits immediately.
Call (510)632-9525 ext. 154 or
Print and complete our donation form and mail with your check to:
P.O. Box 5238
Oakland, CA 94605
Learn how you can help by becoming a volunteer at the Zoo.
Oakland Zoo supports the Donor Bill of Rights. To download a copy of the Donor Bill of Rights, click here.
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