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Donations of all sizes are needed to make the Zoo Century vision a reality. To find out more about the Zoo Century renovation campaign or to make a donation, click above.
In 2004, the Friends of the Zoo
commenced its Zoo Century
campaign. The Zoo Century
fundraising campaign has a financial goal of $27 million over 10 years, all to support major renovations at the Henry Vilas Zoo. With Zoo Century
, the Henry Vilas Zoo and the Friends of the Zoo
are embarked on an incredibly ambitious venture. "We are confident that our shared vision for the Henry Vilas Zoo, as it approaches its 100th Anniversary
, is inspiring and worthy of this incredible community asset," said Keith Oleson, Board President of the Friends of the Zoo
. Mr. Olesen expressed the confidence of the Friends of the Zoo
in attaining its fundraising goal, "I want to pledge to all the generous donors, Society members, volunteers and families of Dane County that the Society is prepared to help shape a great future for the Zoo."