The General Fund at the Alaska Zoo is the driving force that allows our organization to continue its mission. This fund consists of donations from individuals, community groups, businesses and corporations.A healthy General Fund allows us to continue doing what we have done best for over 40 years - providing quality animal care and educating visitors through programs and events.
Why Give to the General Fund?
You know your donation will go directly toward the care of wildlife in need. You will make it possible for us to expand our community events and programs. Thank you for supporting our mission.
What should we name our new seal pup? We just can't decide! Vote now for your name choice by making a $10 donation per vote. Unlimited voting allowed, so feel free to "stuff the ballot box". Background: This female seal pup was born at the Alaska Zoo to our adult Chloe on June 16, 2015.
Name Options are "Bindi", "Cosette" or "Bobbie".
Binky is back! Purchase your Binky the polar bear t-shirt today, a vintage shirt design that was sold when Binky became famous for the tourist incident in 1994. The shirt shows the iconic slogan "Binky says...send more tourists, the last one got away!". Shirt color is black only.
Price: $22.95 per shirt for sizes S-XL.
Price: $25.95 per shirt for sizes 2XL.
Price: $28.95 per shirt for sizes 3XL.
Support Our General Fund Donations to our General Fund play a vital role in the Alaska Zoo. These donations support the care of our animals as well as the growth of our community events and programs. These gifts assist virtually all departments at the Zoo. Thank you for your support.
Honor your pet with a bone-shaped memorial tag inscribed with their name. Your tag will be displayed for one year in honor of your pet on our Pet Memorial Board, located across from the Sitka black-tailed deer exhibit. A special keepsake poem will be mailed to you.
Honor your pet with a heart-shaped memorial tag inscribed with their name. Your tag will be displayed for one year in honor of your pet on our Pet Memorial Board, located across from the Sitka black-tailed deer exhibit. A special keepsake poem will be mailed to you.