John Ball Zoo

Animal Sponsors

Thank you for supporting our mission of inspiring our community to be active participants in the conservation of wildlife and our natural environment. If we inadvertently missed your name or organization, please accept our apology and feel free to notify us - sstrasser@jbzoo.org or 616-336-4301 ext 1016.

Ambassador Animals


Sara Youngman
 

Bald Eagle


Jim Searfoss
Veronica Chase
Harrison Franzen
MaeLynn Kamstra
 

Bear


Brad, Rachel, Elise, and Lilly Bower
Samantha York
Natalie Lobdell
Vivaan Putcha
Riley Krieg
Anonymous
Tristan Etterbeek
Mr. Caminiti's 4th Grade Class
Kim Tebo
Kendall Banks
Ronda Ward
Addison and Zachary Stoddard
Siyu Zhong
Elisha Menzel
Jim Malek
Brayden & Paige Crego
Izzy Metcalf
The Benes Family
James & Cohen Muller
Edward Potterack
Spradling Family
Stella Meltzer
Courtney M Bradley
The Braaten Family
Fred & Laura Swartwood
Dawn Perkins
 

Capybara


Mike D.
Jim and Laurie Emelander
Grand Brook Memory Care
Kathy Dally
Hannah Brubaker
Cody Hartley
Nathan Davalos
 

Chimpanzee


Grand Brook Memory Care Grand Rapids
Beth & Dale Hotelling
Danny & Lucy Lynn
 

Cuvier's Dwarf Caiman


Michael & Andrea Cox
 

Mountain Lion


Grand Rapids Symphony Youth Choruses
 

Eastern Mountain Bongo


Alyssa Darby
Brian, Hannah, & Charlie Werth
 

Elephant


Eloise Beeney
 

Chilean Flamingo


Mary Gallagher-Eustice
Derek Knap
 

Goat


Dale Johnson and Jake Douma
Isabelle Kastenholz
Ann & Dave Gass
Cairn Green
Dana Poulin
Beth O'Donnell
Grand Brook Memory Care
 

Southern Ground Hornbill


Jana Pisani
 

Leopard Gecko


Luke Mielke
 

African Lion


KRK
The Butcher Family
Stuart Krieg
MaeLynn Kamstra
Spencer Jay Meyer
Brooke Reenders
Chrisje Stam
Jim and Connie Doorn Stevens
Brad, Rachel, Elise, and Lilly Bower
 

Canada Lynx


Lauren Denharder
Justin & Kaitlyn Vander Woude
 

Meerkat


Wyatt Bottoms
Mike Resterhouse
Gabrielle Lobdell
Deborah DeVoe
Addy Oakes
Melanie Hutchinson
Maggie Meyers
Tim and Helen Prindle
Ashley St Clair
 

Monarch Butterfly


Sandy Taylor
Anonymous
 

North American River Otter


Ronald Rossi
Christy Healy
Kaylie Wierda
Gabriel Musser
Logan Schafer
Olivia Farrington
Baker Family
Waalkes Family
Emily Barron
Laine Knapp
Kristen Wildes
Oscar Adolphson
Courtney Grabman
Tim and Helen Prindle
Aimee Tow
Aidan Michael Avillion
Wendy LaMothe
Jack Flermoen
Mariam Gesler
Carson Vansetten
Kari Zeller
Isaac VanDyke
Kathryn Lockhart
John and Mary Ellen Coram
Ms. Reyers Kindergarten Class
Albert Molina
Selene Menzel
Carol Bogerd
Austin & Connor Clark
Sam Woller-Skar
Amelia & Macklin Laham
Kadie Norman
Stephen and Beccy Blann
Allison Long
Sylvia Long
Calvin Long
Brady McCormick
Barbara Armbruster
Isaac, Ezra, and Zachary
The Braaten Family
The Tinker Family
Karen Ellyatt
Brian Nylaan
Dually Hines
Arnold Family
Stacie Moll
Melissa Herington
Dan Banks
Christopher and Sophia Wannamaker
Amanda Chernoby
The Diamond Girls, Hero & Fefe
Caiden, AJ, and Nora Swartwood

North American Turtle


Kendryk Cox
 

Magellanic Penguin


Cameron Menzel
Jacob Grenell
Integrated Packaging Machinery
Will & Gray VanderWal
Keyten Wozniak
Girl Scout Troop 76818
Stephanie Lehman
Cheyenne Drier
Anonymous
Timothy "Pa" Geahan
Shirlee Schmelter
RPG Homes - West MI
Levi Van Haren
Vicki Kane
Henrik Roseberry
 

Red Panda


Barbara and Michael Waldschlager
Tim and Helen Prindle
Grand Brook Memory Care
Lucia Krieg
Jon and Joyce Bower
Hope Turner
Girl Scouts Troop 76346
Kurmas Family
Anonymous
Liam and Levi VanHaren
Hallie Thomas
Jon and Joyce Bower
Sadie Brennan
Ryleigh Kuipers
Lawson
Kelly Curatolo
Roger Burgess
Derek Bylsma
Mrs. Bieszka's 1st Grade Class
The Bishop Family
Rick Centilli
Duy Vu
Adrianna Scarlett Avillion
Grayson Goorley
Travis Mix
Elisa Wildfong
Kristen Lee
The Crockett Family
Sharron Reynolds-Elderkin
Linda DeJong
Charlotte Toland + Le Bon Macaron
Quang Vu
Dustin Kirkendall
Marilyn Gardner
Kenzie McHenry
Vivan Reaume
Haley & Mikey Watson
Alicia Dennis
Annaliese Bottoms
Rose Hudson
TJ Martilnelli 
 

Three-Toed Sloth


Quinn Brummel
Maya/Max Sarhad
 

Owl


Lily McCormick
Timothy Sinen
Alyssa and Matt Kraker
Jaelyn Maki
John and Rene Darling
Kaela Maki
Calvin VanDyke
Madeline Gillum
Levi KWA
Gregaitis Family
Melody Dykstra
John deGuise
Karilyn Frederick
Provisio Retirement Partners
 

Pelican


Stan Ponstein
 

Snow Leopard


Shield Insurance Agency
Matthew T. Gilmore
Oliver Franzen
Heather Naugler
Randy Merritt & Family
Brian Raymor
Grand Brook Memory Care
Linda DeJong
 

Spider Monkey


Max Gordon
 

Amur Tiger


Hosteter family
Sophie Kite
Madison Kuipers
Joey's Family
Kristine Feutz
Carmen Oom Castaneda
Kids of Lenox St
Joey's Tavern Family
Addie Ymker
Nolan Boyer
Joey’s Tavern family
Lucille Adolphson
Aleah Vanderzee
Melanic Hutchinson
Edgar Hare Johnson
Randolph E Phillips
   

Tortoise


Tegan & Dean Carmichael
Gigi Golec
Josh & April Brauer
Gavin Brummel
 

Toco Toucan


Jeffrey Graftema
Sara Bower
Stacie Talsma
Sara Bower
Adeline Lucille Bromley
 

Warthog


Stephanie King
Meegan Fritsma
Julie Pardoe

Porcupines


Kevin & Wendy Cammet
 

Maned Wolf


Gail Muller

    

        

 

Updated: 12/1/2018


Your support directly helps the Zoo care and feed our animals, but also supports conservation programs near and far. Thank you for directly impacting more than 2,200 animals representing more than 200 species at John Ball Zoo.

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