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


Veronica Chase 
Harrison Franzen 
MaeLynn Kamstra
 

Bear


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

Capybara


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

Chimpanzee


Beth & Dale Hotelling
Diane St. Pierre
 

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
Danny & Lucy Lynn
 

Goat


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

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
 

Canada Lynx


Christi Clark
Lauren Denharder
Justin & Kaitlyn Vander Woude
 

Meerkat


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

Monarch Butterfly


Clara 
Georgine Kay Podewell
Sandy Taylor
 

North American River Otter


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

North American Turtle


Kendryk Cox
 

Magellanic Penguin


Timothy "Pa" Geahan
Girl Scout Troop 76818
Cheyenne Drier
RPG Homes - West MI
Stephanie Lehman
Levi Van Haren
Integrated Packaging Machinery
Ruby
Cameron Menzel
Alyssa Morren
Henrik Roseberry
Shirlee Schmelter
Morgan VanderWagen
Will & Gray VanderWal
Benjamin Weiss
Keyten Wozniak
Jacob Grenell
 

Red Panda


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

Three-Toed Sloth


Quinn Brummel
Maya/Max Sarhad
 

Octopus


Amanda Sinning
 

Owl


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

Pelican


Stan Ponstein
 

Snow Leopard


Chris Baker
Linda DeJong
Oliver Franzen
Kathy Freeman
Matthew T. Gilmore
Noa Hibbard
Isaac Lilly
Randy Merritt & Family
Heather Naugler
Brian Raymor
Rachel Shea
Shield Insurance Agency
Ty Ziegler
 

Spider Monkey


Max Gordon
 

South American Tapir


Kelly Karr
Knizner Family
Pam Beswick
Virginia Van Andel
 

Amur Tiger


Nolan Boyer
Lucille Adolphson
Michael Coyne
Kristine Feutz
Grand Brook Memory Care of Grand Rapids
Judah Hibbard
Melanic Hutchinson
Edgar Hare Johnson
Sophie Kite
Madison Kuipers
Meles Family
Randolph E Phillips
Joey's Tavern Family
Joey's Family
Aleah Vanderzee
Addie Ymker
   

Tortoise


Tegan & Dean Carmichael
Gigi Golec
Cody Heckman
Gavin Brummel
Lydia Vanderstelt
 

Toco Toucan


Sara Bower
Adeline Lucille Bromley
Theo McGeorge
 

Warthog


Stephanie King
Meegan Fritsma
Julie Pardoe

    

        

 

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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