The Grow Wild Society is at the forefront of the evolution of the Zoo. It was formed to develop, enhance, and grow a new base of support for the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium; to cultivate and engage donors; and to help advance the Zoo’s mission of caring for the animals we exhibit while ensuring the future of wildlife worldwide. Your membership in the Grow Wild Society will give you a close partnership with the Zoo while supporting our vital mission and current programs. The Grow Wild Society encourages all members to become more involved with the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, in the hopes that it will lead to greater support for our animals, conservation efforts, and education programs. Please click the Donate Now button below to start your membership today in the Grow Wild Society.
Membership in the Grow Wild Society includes:
• Private, behind-the-scenes tours guided by curators with special access not available to the general public;
• Special events at the Zoo with staff and animal keepers;
• Opportunities to invite your friends to join you at special events at the Zoo;
• Special, private events for you to enjoy with your family at the Zoo;
• Unique recognition for Grow Wild Society members; and
• Opportunities to travel with Zoo curators throughout the world.
Grow Wild Society Membership
Membership in the GWS is based on annual donations to the Zoo. Support is welcomed and appreciated at any time, but membership lasts for a 12-month period from the date that the qualifying donation amount is received. Gifts may also be pledged over a 12-month period and contributions may be given on a monthly basis. GWS levels of support are categorized by annual gifts of $1,000, $2,500, $5,000, or $10,000. For gifts greater than $10,000, please contact Janet Rose, Senior Director of Development, by email at email@example.com or via telephone at 412-365-2540 (office) or 412-951-5146 (mobile).
This donor level is for individuals who own small companies or manage family foundations. Affiliated members enjoy similar benefits to those included in GWS membership. Donations can be made a number of ways including board giving, annual appeal, Contributors Choice (United Way), and restricted gifts.
For additional information on Grow Wild Society benefits, click here. To make your donation by phone, call 412-365-2541. You can also download, complete, and mail in the GWS pledge form to start your membership in this prestigious society.