John Ball Zoo

Thank you for supporting our mission of inspiring our community to be active participants in the conservation of wildlife and our natural environment. Our animal sponsorship program: Animals! Animals!, formerly known as Footsteps to the Future, is essential to our conservation efforts! If we inadvertently missed your name or organization, please accept our apology and feel free to notify us - donate@jbzoo.org or 616-336-4301 ext 1002.

African Lion


Sarah Slomski
William Smith
Katelyn Ullrey
Brendan Rabb
G Winston Burbridge
Wyatt Langejans
Dylan Hughey
McNaughton Family
Cody Couling
Ron & Dianna Lyons
 

 

Amur Tiger


Anonymous
Joey's Tavern Family
In memory of JoAnne L Eakins
Milestones Child Development Center
Eleen Collins
Molly Ullrey
Saranac Kindergarteners
Sophia Kole Kamp
Elaine Minnema
McShane & Bowie
Mark Taylor
Kim Boswell, Jim, Becca, & Ryan Chenoweth
Jeff & Kim Ridings
Aiden Cruz
Gabrielle Lobdell
Phyllis Smith

 

Bald Eagle


SoundOff Signal
Kara Duncan in memory of Uncle Ted
Richard & Susan Ilka
Alan Damiano
Julie Prather
McShane & Bowie
Tim & Helen Prindle
Robert Walker
Nicole Clark
Easton, Gage & Fisher Lyons

 

Chilean Flamingo


Mary Gallagher-Eustice
Audrina Jane Krick
Pam Johnson
Beverly Jansma

 

Cotton Top Tamarin


Jamie Boyle

 

Eastern Bongo


Brian & Hannah Werth
Chase VanBergen
Matt & Lisa Rizzo

 

Grizzly Bear


Mark J. Biel
Lena & Julia Kole Kamp
McShane & Bowie
Murphy Cruz
Megan Archer
Tim & Helen Prindle
Auden & Bodhi Hutchison
Malachi Germaine
Bushnell Elementary

 

Magellanic Penguin


Calvin & Kendra VanOpstall
Nicole La Sotten
Sage Langejans
Nicole Rens
Ava Taylor
Megan Ianni
Brian Nylaan
Annabelle Holt
Madeleine Holt
Kevin, Andrea & Brian Jacobson
Jessica Culp
Kaela Maki
Jaelyn Maki
Nick Green
Tessa Noelle Letherer
Melissa Ponstein
Aiden Blumberg
Alcia Dennis
Nolan Stelpstra
Desiree Kauffman
Justin Reimink
Josh Schultz
John Bennett
Liam Albert
David Lohmeyer
Sam Perry
Brandon Ambris & Ranelle Brew-Ambris
Jordan Oesch
Ross Vanderklok
Christy Healy
Brady Emerson
Power House
Michelle Johnson-Bourdette
Carson Wendling
Brett Wendling
Kevin & Victoria Asgaard
Randy Freeburg
Stephanie Lehman
Sarah Heffner
Lucy Berghorst
Alexandria Harpold
The Bury Children
Ellie Goossen
Michael Smith
Matthew Stevens
Brandi Steele
Emily Carpenter
Wyatt Smith
Zach & Chelsea Smith
Charlie Lyons
Ray Allore
Delaney WIlliams

 

North American River Otter


Brad, Rachel, Elice & Lily Bower
In memory of Marianne Estella
Casey and Megan Mulder
Sunny Sjaarda
Robin Sorenson
Isabelle Kastenholz
Julie & Michael Welsh
McShane & Bowie
Alex & Anna Matusik
Michael & Christina Baur
Jill & Tyler Hennessey
Dorian Kosta
Tim & Helen Prindle
Nate Bailey
Megan & Hannah Purdy
Bryant Taylor
Collier Family
Veronica Chase

 

Red Panda


Linda DeJong
Jon & Joyce Bower
Cyndi Laird
Tori & Dan Power
June Hillelson
Elliott Kosta
Kay Romoslawski
Carter Van Bergen
Michael Brown
Lori & Dale Vogg
Brooks, Britt & Bryson Steketee
Kay Romoslawski
Rosalie Kelly
Joann Thompson
Calvin Long
Kaylee Stein
Mark Stein
Andrew Harpold
Alexandria Harpold
Victoria Shin
Lisa & Lily Klaasen
Sarah Jones
Tegan & Dean Carmichael
Jackie Fazekas
Tim & Helen Prindle
Kevin, Andrea, & Brian Jacobson
Carley & Michael Vosburg
Kayleigh Dalman
Georgia Jacques
In memory of Scot R. O' Connor
Kevin Niehoff
Audrey Gill
Emma Gill
David & Leslie Stokes
Barb Palsrok
JJ & Courtney Ornleas
Harper Faris
Pennelope McGarvey
Jessica Tamm
Wyatt Cravens
Olivia Taylor
Bushnell Elementary
Ellie Boyle
Commissioner Stan Ponstein
Zachary Gilbert & Emily Tufnell

 

Ring-Tailed Lemur


Eliery Boyle
Isaac Basset

 

Snow Leopard


Linda DeJong
Brian S. Nylaan, D.D.S.
Grant & Anna Nysson
Abigail Briggs
Keil Lasik Vision Center
Harold & Nancy Murdock
Michael & Carley Vosburg
Caroline Crowley
Paisley & Paxton Lauderdale
Chelsey Storm
Vivian Smith
Tiffany & Rob Arwine
Hannah Taylor
Dan Meyering
Lucille Adolphson
Lillyana Hladki
Cole Schmidt
Junior Girl Scout Troop 4720

 

South American Tapir


Joyce Halter

 

Two-toed Sloth


Marilyn & Bill Crawford
Cailyn TenHoeven
Karilyn Frederick

    

        

 

Other Animals


Capybara - Jim and Laurie Emelander
Chimpanzee - Chrisje Stam
Chimpanzee - Julie Novitsky
Chimpanzee - Whitehall Headstart
Goat - Joann Thompson
Golden Eagle - Cornerstone University
Leopard Shark - Noah Raap
Macaw - Dave Kirby
Macaw - Sunny Sjaarda
Opossum - Allyson Swanson
Southern Ground Hornbill - Jana Pisani
Tapir - Joyce Halter

Updated: 4/1/2018

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