Hesperia Zoo

On behalf of the The Hesperia Zoo (since 2000) I wanted to bring attention to our facility that has been greatly impacted by COVID19 social distancing. We rely on zoo tours from the public, school field trips and outreach education programs. Closing the zoo and laying off our staff is not an option for the sake of the zoo animals such as endangered big cats, small wild mammals, hoof stock, reptiles and birds that call Hesperia Zoo their home.

We have applied for disaster assistance, but while we wait for a response, it is not guaranteed. We are dangerously low on funds to pay for veterinary expenses, animal feed and pay for our skeleton crew of zoo keepers. We generally spend $25,000.00 per month on Veterinary care, feed, payroll, supplies and utilities etc.

We realized that many of you have had generations of good memories at the zoo and may want to help. We also realize that our friends and neighbors across the globe are facing very hard times and are limited in how they can help. We are grateful for any level of donation and support.

The money raised will go to the animal feed, veterinary bills, zoo staff that look after and feed these animals on a daily basis and the general maintenance of our facilities regarding the animals.

Unfortunately we are powerless over what is happening in the world but we are not powerless in asking you for help. We thank you in advance for your support.

Donations (70)

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  • Anonymous
    • $50 
    • 1 yr
  • Carol Delmar-Mendoza
    • $35 
    • 2 yrs
  • Anonymous
    • $5 
    • 2 yrs
  • David & Kathy Walsh
    • $100 
    • 3 yrs
  • Anonymous
    • $100 (Offline)
    • 3 yrs
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Truman Lion
Hesperia, CA

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