Thank you for considering the Cleveland Zoological Society in planning a memorial or tribute to your loved one. The contribution you make is a gift that helps us create compelling experiences that connect people with wildlife and inspire personal responsibility for conserving the natural world.

Tribute Gifts and Acknowledgement
Tributes recognize all the important occasions that fill our lives:

  • Memorials
  • Birthdays
  • Marriages
  • Anniversaries
  • Graduations
  • Retirements

When you make a memorial or tribute donation you will receive a receipt acknowledging your gift. If you choose, we will also send a letter to the individual(s) being honored or a family member of your loved one who has passed, informing them of your gift but keeping the amount of your gift confidential.

Obituary Language
If you want to direct family and friends to make gifts to the Cleveland Zoological Society, the following is suggested wording for an obituary:

In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to the Cleveland Zoological Society in memory of {deceased name}, Cleveland Zoological Society, 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, OH 44109 or online at

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