About Friends of the Zoo

The mission of Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo is to support BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo. The 501(c)3 non-profit organization is responsible for raising money to aid with the Zoo’s major events, including Boo at the Zoo, Brew at the Zoo, Zoo Run Run, ZooLights and Zippity Zoo Fest; supporting the Zoo’s wildlife conservation efforts; raising capital funding for Zoo improvements and additions; and creating awareness throughout the community about the Zoo. There are several ways to get involved with Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo! 

Donate to Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo

Sponsor an Event


Amazon Wish List - We've made it easy to send our animals some love. Use our Amazon Wish List to send our animals hand picked items.

Amazon Smile - Be sure to use AmazonSmile, a website operated by Amazon that lets you enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo! Simply select "Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo" from their list of charitable organizations.

For more information about Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo, please call (225) 775-3877.