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Overview of FONZ Donor Membership Benefits

Consider becoming a part of a prestigious group that offers significant support to the National Zoo. In appreciation of your generosity, we offer many special benefits. Click the name of a membership level to join.

Membership Benefits

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All the beneifts of a Household membership, plus:

Discount in National Zoo stores 10 percent 10 percent 10 percent 20 percent 20 percent 20 percent
Invitations to exclusive events  X X X X X X
Priority registration for Snore & Roar, camps, and birthday parties X X X X X X
One car pass to Autumn Conservation Festival X X X X X X
Recognition in FONZ annual report and Zoogoer   X X X X X
Volunteer-led tour of the Zoo    X        
National ZooFari tickets       2 4 6
Highlights tour of the Zoo with Meet-a-Keeper experience     X      
VIP reception at Autumn Conservation Festival       X X X
Invitations to VIP animal/exhibit previews       X X X
Invitations to attend two group exhibit tours         X  
Private tour with animal experience         X X
Exclusive Zoo Director tour           X