Monthly Giving

Monthly donations are a simple, secure way to support Oakland Zoo all year long. The "Donate Now" button below will direct you to the Monthly Giving PayPal page.

  1. Enter the amount you would like to donate every month.

  2. Click the checkbox next to "Make this a monthly donation". If you don't check this box, you will only give once.

  3. Pick your payment method and complete the transaction.

Thank you! If you have questions, please email us at

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Join the Friends of the Wild through Monthly Giving

A monthly gift of $83 or more will enroll you in the Friends of the Wild donor society. Friends of the Wild donors enjoy the Zoo’s most generous benefits, including free transferable daytime admission for any four adults and four children. Learn more about Friends of the Wild here. Fulfillment of Friends of the Wild membership benefits via monthly giving can take up to two weeks. If you need proof of membership before receiving your digital membership card, please email

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Change or Cancel Your Monthly Donation

To manage your monthly donation, log into your PayPal account.

  1. Go to “Settings,” then open the “Payments” tab.

  2. Under “Manage automatic payments,” you can change or cancel your donation.