Santa Barbara Zoo
DONATIONS
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Welcome to the Santa Barbara Zoo online site for making donations!
Sponsor an Animal

When you become a Foster Feeder you are helping the Santa Barbara Zoo provide a healthy, nutritionally balanced diet for all of the animals! The Zoo's food bill is $220,000 a year and we have nearly 500 animals to feed. Various donation levels are available with different, wild benefits!

A Foster Feeder sponsorship is valid for one year from the month of donation. When the year is up, you will have the opportunity to renew your sponsorship to keep supporting your favorite animal! We truly appreciate everyone who is a Foster Feeder at any level!


FOSTER FEEDER SPECIAL: CHILEAN FLAMINGO
Price: $50.00
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Tickled Pink!

You can help feed the growing flock of Chilean flamingos by becoming a Select Foster Feeder. Your donation helps pay for 100% of the animal food bill! While supplies last, you will receive a wild package with a 12" flamingo plush (courtesy of Wild Republic).

Benefits include:

  • Helping the Zoo provide a high-quality, nutritionally balanced meals that are special designed for each animal
  • Recognition on the Foster Feeder board at the Zoo and in Zoo News, plus a one-year subscription to Zoo News
  • Personalized Foster Feeder certificate with a photo and fun flamingo facts

Special thanks to the newest flamingo Premier Naming Foster Feeders:
Felix and Colette, sponsored by the Cohen Family

You can sign up online today or contact Lauren at (805) 679-8483 or donate@sbzoo.org.

FOSTER FEEDER: PICK YOUR ANIMAL
 
To donate to the Foster Feeder program, simply add this option to your cart! On the next screen, you will be able to pick your favorite Santa Barbara Zoo animal and your sponsorship level.

If you would like to renew or upgrade your Foster Feeder sponsorship, you can also use this option.

Elite Foster Feeder ($1,000)
Includes benefits below and a private tour of the Zoo with three behind-the-scenes animal encounters.

VIP Foster Feeder ($500)
Includes benefits below and a private VIP animal encounter with your favorite animal.

Premium Foster Feeder ($250)
Includes benefits below, an annual written update on your sponsored animal, and invitations to private animal debut events.

Select Foster Feeder ($100)
Includes benefits below, a 5x7" photo and an adorable plush animal (if upgraded to this level or higher for the first time).

Foster Feeder ($50)
Includes a personalized Foster Feeder certificate (includes honoree's name and fun animal facts), recognition on the Foster Feeder Board at the Zoo and in Zoo News, and a one-year subscription to Zoo News.

Interested in naming one of the Zoo's animals? One Premier Foster Feeder sponsorship is available for each animal. For more information, please call 805-679-8483 or e-mail donate@sbzoo.org.

FOSTER FEEDER SPECIAL: HUMBOLDT PENGUIN
Price: $50.00
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LUCKY IN LOVE
Lucky the Humboldt penguin is wild about his mate, Nica. Is there a certain someone you're just wild about?

Share your love with the Zoo and help feed the Humboldt penguins by giving a Foster Feeder sponsorship to someone you love. Your donation helps pay for 100% of the animal food bill! This special includes a softcover copy of the brand-new book, How Lucky Got His Shoe, by Karen B. Winnick.

Benefits include:
• Helping the Zoo provide high-quality, nutritionally balanced meals that are specially designed for each animal
• Recognition on the Foster Feeder Board at the Zoo and in Zoo News, plus a one-year subscription to Zoo News
• Wild package with personalized Foster Feeder Certificate with fun penguin facts, Foster Feeder sticker, penguin photo, and the brand new book, How Lucky Got His Shoe

Show your love for the Zoo today! Contact Lauren at (805) 679-8483 or donate@sbzoo.org to pick up your personalized gift bag at the Zoo.

Special thanks to Lucky & Nica's Premier Naming Foster Feeders:
Lucky sponsored by Teva
Mechatronica "Nica" sponsored by the Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy D'Penguineers