Sponsor an animal at the Como Zoo or a garden at the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory

Sponsor an animal at the Como Zoo or a garden at the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory Photo: courtesy of the Como Zoo

June 11, 2019 08:11 PM

5 EYEWITNESS NEWS is the official partner for the Como Zoo's Sponsor An Animal program.

For a $50 donation, you will receive:

  • Certificate of sponsorship
  • Photograph of your chosen animal
  • Animal fact sheet
  • Subscription to our newsletter
  • Animal plush or garden note cards

There are amazing animals and gardens just waiting for your support. How about supporting a polar bear, Amur Tiger, spider monkey, or penguin? Or perhaps supporting the Sunken Garden or the Japanese Garden sounds appealing? Animal and Garden Sponsorships make great gifts for any occasion.

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By sponsoring the animal and gardens at Como, you are helping to support your favorite zoo resident or horticultural wonder. Your contribution will be used to enhance animal habitats, cultivate award-winning gardens and maintain the best care possible for all of Como inhabitants. Becoming a sponsor is easy, plus your contribution is tax-deductible.

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The Como Zoo & Conservatory is open 365 days a year and is free every day of the year. Whether you visit the Como Park Zoo & Conservatory every summer or haven't been for years, there is something new for you!

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All gifts made Tuesday will be matched up to $10,000.

The number for the phone bank—which kicks off during the 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS Midday newscast and is also live during the 4:30 p.m., 5 p.m., and 6 p.m. newscasts—is 651-659-7000.

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