Personal Giving Stories

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Avid Volunteers Laud Zoo Programs, Add Zoo to Estate Plans

“Like many others in central Indiana, we are avid animal lovers, but we are especially interested in the advancement of animal conservation (the Zoo’s mission), education, and research.”

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Why Barbara Woodard Gives to the Zoo: Teach Children to Save the Animals

Our amazing, not-for-profit zoo depends on monetary support and dedication.

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Jodie Baker: Fellowship Provides "An Extraordinary Career"

I have been in the animal field for over 30 years, and I just love what I do.

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Scott Wilson: Feline Friendship

My love for animals most likely started at birth, but 28 years ago, after having a real passion for "big cats," I bought my first domestic cat for a pet.

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Molly A. Shane

Almost as simple as how I was able to name the Indianapolis Zoo in my gift planning are the reasons why I decided to do it.

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Mike and Pam Luenz: Caring from Near and Afar

"Lions and tigers and bears"—and its other various creatures are all reasons why we support the Indianapolis Zoo and have done so since the Zoo relocated to downtown in the White River area many years ago.

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Rhonda Kittle: Teaching to Inspire and Conserve

As a child spending summers on a lake in northern Indiana, Rhonda Kittle learned to love water and all that was a part of it.

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Karen Stierer: Caring for Conservation

As fan of animals since her childhood, Karen Stierer found a particular enthusiasm for "big cats," e.g., lions, tigers, etc., courtesy of the 1970s television series Born Free.

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Kay Koch: Proud to Support the Zoo

By a gift through her trust, Kay Koch has been able to support the mission of the Indianapolis Zoo and her good friends like Tombi the African elephant.

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