DeYoung Family Zoo Support Fund

$7,442 of $100,000 goal

Raised by 179 people in 23 months
Carrie Cramer
on behalf of Bud DeYoung
 WALLACE, MI
Dear Zoo Family We need Your Support! 
Please show your support and LOVE for DeYoung Family Zoo and our animal family by donating and sharing with friends and family. No donation is to small everything helps! Thank you for your support and love for animals!
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Thank you all so much for your support and love for animals!
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Mary Lukowski
23 months ago
3
3

PETA has wanted to stop this place for years. Do t let those crooks do it please

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Brooke Poquette
21 months ago
2
2

Megan christofferson do you get the newpapers? Why be so negative. There are many articles about this going on. So before you get so negative why not ask them. Or private message them so you can get answers. Don't tell people not to donate. They need all the help they can get... please let's help our zoo and these animals to stay where they are loved.

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Dawn Baker Middaugh
22 months ago
2
2

Megan Christofferson Swiecichowski, I was just on their facebook page and yes they did mention this there about 15 hrs ago so it is a good post and everything is good here. Thanks

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Megan Christofferson Swiecichowski
22 months ago
2
2

I would be very careful about donating to this gofundme. There is nothing about this on their website and on their website there is a donate button. Plus there is nothing on their Facebook page.

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Kendyl Lyn Routhieaux
23 months ago
2
2

Is it possible to get a petition started?

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Robin Butler
15 months ago
1
1

you know there are so many unwanted tigers that are homeless out in the world and then hear you guys are breeding more what possesses youthere's something mentally wrong with you pray young woman to marry some old perverted thing and he's ugly

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Carol Turner
21 months ago
1
1

Megan if you read the article , these funds are for their legal defense because PETA is suing them.

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Theana Theobald
23 months ago
1
1

I believe it's to fight a lawsuit by PETA they want to take Louie and Tommy from them. Probably best home or only home they have known. I think they don't even comprehend how hard Carrie and Bud work for and love all their animals.

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Megan Christofferson Swiecichowski
22 months ago

Wondering what the funds are to be used for? I can not find anything on their Facebook page.

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Sue De Clark Fankhauser
23 months ago

We love that Zoo we take all my great nieces and nephews there every year the love it!!! They love the fact that the can hold the animals and feed them. I think It is one of the better zoo around this town!! Heck it is even better then Florida zoo!! And especially Green Bay zoo!! That zoo don't have nothing we been there a few times two thumbs down to Green Bay zoo!!!Two thumbs up to the DeYoung zoo!!

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Jan Olson
9 months ago

QUIT BICKERING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Cheryl Haulotte
21 months ago

Why so much money? Just wondering. Hopefully you will reach your goal. Your zoo is a nice place to visit. Good luck☺

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Chris Stedl
21 months ago

My husband and I went to the DeYoung Zoo last year and we had such a wonderful time...never have we had to interact with the animals the way we did there. Bud was saying that alot of the food was donated from local stores but Im sure that winter in progress there is less produce to be had....Im sure that are in need of funds to feed there animals! Peta...well they can go and ..... I will make it a family tradition to go the Zoo every year just because its that nice of a place! See you next year!

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Deanna Johnson
21 months ago

This whole thing with PETA is just BOGUS. Apparently they just need to pick on somebody and the Dr Young Zoo was it. Anybody that has been there can see the time and love Bud and Carrie put in to their animals. They talk about Louie and how bad off and sad he is, that is a crock! Bud is like Louie's daddy, he spoils him and treats him like his child. And as far as people throwing things at the animals, don't ever let them catch u doing it because you will be escorted out!! Bud and Carrie LOVE their animals, that is what makes them such a success!

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Jessica Ann Stewart
21 months ago

Really Megan!?!

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Sue Jacoby Aguilar
21 months ago

I can't donate at this time but just wanted you to know that I visited that zoo with my late husband Jose Aguilar and his best friends Sue and Marty Batz. This is the first real zoo that people working would take the time and tell you about each and every animal. They are well cared for and unlike other zoo these animals are not just put in cages and left for people to just stare are. It is a very good learning place about the different animals unlike the bigger zoos. I pray that they leave this zoo alone , and let the animals live to teach adults and children on their life style and habitats Sue Aguilar

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Mary Lukowski
23 months ago

It's not a zoo. It's a wildlife sanctuary. The animals there are just wonderful. A wonder land to visit

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Jen Gibson
23 months ago

We visited the DeYoung Zoo last summer and it was great. We hope everyone is okay and we are sorry to see this campaign because the zoo is in need: How will these funds be used?

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Raised by 179 people in 23 months
Created November 18, 2016
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JC
$50
jan clay
1 month ago

God Bless You for taking care of God's creatures.

$25
Lynda Nangle
2 months ago

God bless you both for the great work that you both do for your animals, thank you for caring and loving them as much as you do.

$350
Anonymous
5 months ago
KK
$25
Kathy Khoshfahm
5 months ago

I wish I could give more. Good luck and thank you for caring for those in the Animal Kingdom unfortunate enough to need it!

GM
$20
Gail Mundell
5 months ago

I wish it could be more! When I was young I searched for organizations like yours to volunteer and be a part of. I know your struggle and will continue to help. I ACHE to be a part this! Best of luck!

$30
Arush Dayal
6 months ago

Thank you for all you do for animals and for the world too!!

$20
Anonymous
7 months ago
$20
Karey Tachick
9 months ago

Love you and Carrie for giving myself and my family and friends the happiness and joy we have at your home. Good bless

DS
$20
donald sundelius
9 months ago

Stay the course

Mary Lukowski
23 months ago
3
3

PETA has wanted to stop this place for years. Do t let those crooks do it please

+ Read More
Brooke Poquette
21 months ago
2
2

Megan christofferson do you get the newpapers? Why be so negative. There are many articles about this going on. So before you get so negative why not ask them. Or private message them so you can get answers. Don't tell people not to donate. They need all the help they can get... please let's help our zoo and these animals to stay where they are loved.

+ Read More
Dawn Baker Middaugh
22 months ago
2
2

Megan Christofferson Swiecichowski, I was just on their facebook page and yes they did mention this there about 15 hrs ago so it is a good post and everything is good here. Thanks

+ Read More
Megan Christofferson Swiecichowski
22 months ago
2
2

I would be very careful about donating to this gofundme. There is nothing about this on their website and on their website there is a donate button. Plus there is nothing on their Facebook page.

+ Read More
Kendyl Lyn Routhieaux
23 months ago
2
2

Is it possible to get a petition started?

+ Read More
Robin Butler
15 months ago
1
1

you know there are so many unwanted tigers that are homeless out in the world and then hear you guys are breeding more what possesses youthere's something mentally wrong with you pray young woman to marry some old perverted thing and he's ugly

+ Read More
Carol Turner
21 months ago
1
1

Megan if you read the article , these funds are for their legal defense because PETA is suing them.

+ Read More
Theana Theobald
23 months ago
1
1

I believe it's to fight a lawsuit by PETA they want to take Louie and Tommy from them. Probably best home or only home they have known. I think they don't even comprehend how hard Carrie and Bud work for and love all their animals.

+ Read More
Megan Christofferson Swiecichowski
22 months ago

Wondering what the funds are to be used for? I can not find anything on their Facebook page.

+ Read More
Sue De Clark Fankhauser
23 months ago

We love that Zoo we take all my great nieces and nephews there every year the love it!!! They love the fact that the can hold the animals and feed them. I think It is one of the better zoo around this town!! Heck it is even better then Florida zoo!! And especially Green Bay zoo!! That zoo don't have nothing we been there a few times two thumbs down to Green Bay zoo!!!Two thumbs up to the DeYoung zoo!!

+ Read More
Jan Olson
9 months ago

QUIT BICKERING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

+ Read More
Cheryl Haulotte
21 months ago

Why so much money? Just wondering. Hopefully you will reach your goal. Your zoo is a nice place to visit. Good luck☺

+ Read More
Chris Stedl
21 months ago

My husband and I went to the DeYoung Zoo last year and we had such a wonderful time...never have we had to interact with the animals the way we did there. Bud was saying that alot of the food was donated from local stores but Im sure that winter in progress there is less produce to be had....Im sure that are in need of funds to feed there animals! Peta...well they can go and ..... I will make it a family tradition to go the Zoo every year just because its that nice of a place! See you next year!

+ Read More
Deanna Johnson
21 months ago

This whole thing with PETA is just BOGUS. Apparently they just need to pick on somebody and the Dr Young Zoo was it. Anybody that has been there can see the time and love Bud and Carrie put in to their animals. They talk about Louie and how bad off and sad he is, that is a crock! Bud is like Louie's daddy, he spoils him and treats him like his child. And as far as people throwing things at the animals, don't ever let them catch u doing it because you will be escorted out!! Bud and Carrie LOVE their animals, that is what makes them such a success!

+ Read More
Jessica Ann Stewart
21 months ago

Really Megan!?!

+ Read More
Sue Jacoby Aguilar
21 months ago

I can't donate at this time but just wanted you to know that I visited that zoo with my late husband Jose Aguilar and his best friends Sue and Marty Batz. This is the first real zoo that people working would take the time and tell you about each and every animal. They are well cared for and unlike other zoo these animals are not just put in cages and left for people to just stare are. It is a very good learning place about the different animals unlike the bigger zoos. I pray that they leave this zoo alone , and let the animals live to teach adults and children on their life style and habitats Sue Aguilar

+ Read More
Mary Lukowski
23 months ago

It's not a zoo. It's a wildlife sanctuary. The animals there are just wonderful. A wonder land to visit

+ Read More
Jen Gibson
23 months ago

We visited the DeYoung Zoo last summer and it was great. We hope everyone is okay and we are sorry to see this campaign because the zoo is in need: How will these funds be used?

+ Read More
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