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 a Printable Mail-in Wild Parent Application

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

  • African Lion
  • American Flamingo
  • California Sea Lion
  • Grizzly Bear
  • Koala
  • North American River Otter
  • Reticulated Giraffe
  • Southern White Rhino
  • Western Lowland Gorilla

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

  • Naturally Wild Parent—$35. Attractive digital “Wild Child Portfolio” in .pdf format including color photos, fun facts and Gift Message.
  • Absolutely Wild Parent—$50. Attractive printed "Wild Child Portfolio" with Gift Message.
  • Special Offer! Grizzly Bear —$100. Attractive printed "Wild Child Portfolio" with Gift Message plus plush grizzly.
  • Passionately Wild Parent—$150. Attractive printed "Wild Child Portfolio" with Gift Message plus plush animal.

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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 40,000 member households representing over 190,000 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.