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
G Winston Burbridge
Cody Couling
Dylan Hughey
Wyatt Langejans
Ron & Dianna Lyons
The McNaughton Family
Brendan Rabb
Sarah Slomski

 

African Spurred Tortoise


Jennifer Jordan RE/MAX of Grand Rapids
Heather Naugler

 

Amur Tiger


Anonymous
Joey's Tavern Family
Michael & Kristine Angers
Kim Boswell, Jim, Becca, & Ryan Chenoweth
The Brouwers Family
Aiden Cruz
Peter & Diana D'Arienzo
Sam & Marilyn Ellison
Joyce Halter
Joey's Tavern Family
Chris & Allan Koch
Gabrielle Lobdell
McShane & Bowie, P.L.C.
Jeff & Kim Ridings
Phyllis Smith
Mark Taylor
West Michigan Bonsai Club

 

Bald Eagle


Nicole Clark
Emmons Lake Elementary
Albert & Janice Koopmans
Easton & Gage & Fisher Lyons
McShane & Bowie, P.L.C.
Tim & Helen Prindle
Robert Walker
Walt Wheeler

 

Canada Lynx


Linda DeJong
Carla Tuma

 

Capybara


Jim & Laurie Emelander

 

Chilean Flamingo


Mary Gallagher-Eustice
Florida Dancing Birds
Pamela Johnson
Audrina Jane Krick
Beverly Jansma
Petra Messink
Sunshine Oelfke

 

Chimpanzee


Megan McDowell
Julie Novitsky
Chrisje Stam

 

Cotton Top Tamarin


Jamie Boyle

 

Eastern Bongo


Brian & Hannah Werth
Karilyn Frederick
Sharyn Swanson
Brian & Hannah Werth

 

Grizzly Bear


Megan Archer
Bushnell Elementary
Murphy Cruz
Malachi Germaine
Auden & Bodhi Hutchison
Cullen Lawson
McShane & Bowie, P.L.C.
Elliot Post
Tim & Helen Prindle

 

Kaup's Caecilian


Peter & Diana D'Arienzo

 

Leopard Shark


Noah Raap

 

Linne's Two-Toed Sloth


Karilyn Frederick

 

Green-Winged Macaw


Dave Kirby
Sunny Sjaarda

 

Magellanic Penguin


Anonymous
Karen Adado
Liam Albert
Ray Allore
Brandon Ambris & Ranelle Brew-Ambris
Kevin Asgaard
Natalina Auchter
John Bennett
Lucy Berghorst
Aiden Blumberg
The Bury children
Emily Carpenter
Jessica Culp
Alcia Dennis
Brady Emerson
Randy Freeburg
Ellie Goossen
Nick Green
Alexandria Harpold
Christy Healy
Sarah Heffner
Jenna Hernandez
Annabelle Holt
Madeleine Holt
Megan Ianni
Kevin, Andrea, & Brian Jacobson
Michelle Johnson-Bourdette
Desiree Kauffman
Sage Langejans
Stephanie Lehman
Tessa Noelle Letherer
David Lohmeyer
Charlie Lyons
Jaelyn Maki
Kaela Maki
Brian Nylaan
Jordan Oesch
Sam Perry
Melissa Ponstein
Power House
Justin Reimink
Nicole Rens
Josh Schultz
Michael Smith
Wyatt Smith
Zach & Chelsea Smith
Brandi Steele
Matthew Stevens
Theresa Taggart
Ava Taylor
Brett & Tricia VanderHaar
Ross VanderKlok
Brett Wendling
Carson Wendling
Delaney Williams

 

North American River Otter


Brad, Rachel, Elice & Lily Bower
Natalie Bailey
Michael & Christina Baur
Brad, Rachel, Elice & Lily Bower
Veronica Chase
Collier Family
Jill & Tyler Hennessey
Lisa & Lily Klaasen
Dorian Kosta
Alex & Anna Matusik
McShane & Bowie, P.L.C.
Graham Messink
Northern Hills Middle School
Maddox Otte
Tim & Helen Prindle
Megan & Hannah Purdy
Sunny Sjaarda
Bryant Taylor

 

Nubian Goat


Joann Thompson

 

Poison Dart Frog


Milestones Child Development Center

 

Red Panda


Anonymous
The Alexander Family
Brady Andrzejewski
Jon & Joyce Bower
Ellie Boyle
Michael D. Brown
Bushnell Elementary
Tegan & Dean Carmichael
Ellen Collins
In memory of Scot R. O' Connor
Wyatt Wade Cravens
Kayleigh Dalman
Linda DeJong
Michael & Luke Deter & Nana Debbi
Harper Faris
Julie Farran
Jackie Fazekas
Elizabeth Gallagher
Zachary Gilbert & Emily Tufnell
Audrey Gill
Emma Gill
Tom Gould
Andrew Harpold
Alexandria Harpold
Benjamin Harris
June Hillelson
Matt Hiske
Kevin, Andrea, & Brian Jacobson
Georgia Jacques
Joey's Tavern Family
Sarah Jones
Rosalie Kelly
Lisa & Lily Klaasen
Elliott Kosta
Cyndi Laird
Calvin Long
Pennelope McGarvey
Heather Naugler
Kevin Niehoff
JJ & Courtney Ornleas
Barb Palsrok
Commissioner Stan Ponstein
Wyatt Post
Power House
Tim & Helen Prindle
Kay Romoslawski
Mark Rozema
Victoria Shin
Kaylee Stein
Mark Stein
Brooks, Britt & Bryson Steketee
David & Leslie Stokes
Jessica Tamm
Olivia Taylor
Joann Thompson
Carter VanBergen
Logan VerStrate
Lori and Dale Vogg
Carley & Michael Vosburg

 

Ring-Tailed Lemur


Isaac Basset

 

Snow Leopard


Anonymous
Lucille M. Adolphson
Tiffany & Rob Arwine
Abigail Briggs
Caroline Crowley
Lillyana Hladki
Junior Girl Scout Troop #4720
Paisley & Paxton Lauderdale
Dan Meyering
Harold & Nancy Murdock
Grant & Anna Nysson
In memory of Dwight Peceny
Saranac Kindergarten
Cole Schmidt
Vivian I Smith
Chelsey Storm
Summer Solstice Party
Hannah Taylor
Michael & Carley Vosburg

 

South American Tapir


Michael & Kristine Angers
The Brouwers Family
Peter & Diana D'Arienzo
Sam & Marilyn Ellison
Joyce Halter
Chris & Allan Koch
West Michigan Bonsai Club

 

Southern Ground Hornbill


Jana Pisani

 

Virginia Opossum


Allyson Swanson

    

        

 

Updated: 7/1/2018

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