We estimate that over 18,000 species face extinction. Together, we can do more for wildlife. With your support, we can conserve nature for future generations and advance our mission around the planet. Your contribution will help make the world better for wildlife.

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Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium
Attn: Development Department
One Wild Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

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Give a direct cash contribution towards ongoing operations and new projects and initiatives of the Zoo. You can make a donation online, or if you would prefer to make a donation by phone or by mail, see our contact information on the bottom of this page.



Make a donation in honor or in memory of a friend, family member, or someone important to you that has shared your passion for wildlife and the wild places they live. Those that you identify will receive an acknowledgement of your generous gift.


Grow Wild Society

The Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium’s Grow Wild Society (GWS) is a group of philanthropic individuals who generously support our mission of connecting people to wildlife, inspiring our communities to conserve nature for future generations.

Annual donations totaling $1,000 or more that directly support the Zoo entitle the donor to be welcomed into the Grow Wild Society, allowing them to enjoy exclusive tours, events, and more!

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FOREVER Wild Society

Your legacy can be the Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium’s future. Include the Zoo in your estate plans, and together we can ensure that the Zoo remains at the forefront of animal care, wildlife conservation, and inspiring people to care through education.

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Adopting lets you play an important and direct role in promoting the well-being of your favorite Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium residents. Your gift helps provide for the care, feeding, and enrichment of the animals, while supporting the Zoo’s commitment to wildlife conservation, both locally and around the world. All animal species at the Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium are available for adoption.

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The Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium is a 501(c)(3) organization and is proud to be a four star charity on Charity Navigator.