Ways to Give
There are many ways to support Toyota Elephant Passage:
Text DENZOO to 20222 – We continue to raise funds for the $50 million project. You can support the effort by calling 720-337-1539 or visiting our website to donate to Toyota Elephant Passage. You also can donate $5 through your cell phone! Just text DENZOO to 20222 and a one-time donation of $5.00 will be added to your mobile phone bill or deducted from your prepaid balance. Messaging & Data Rates May Apply. All charges are billed by and payable to your mobile service provider. All purchases must be authorized by the account holder. Service is available on most carriers. Donations are collected for the benefit of Denver Zoo by the Mobile Giving Foundation and subject to the terms found at www.hmgf.org/t. You can unsubscribe at any time by texting STOP to short code 20222; text HELP to 20222 for help."
Outright gifts – A gift of cash, check or by credit card to Toyota Elephant Passage can be made at any time. These gifts may be tax deductible the year the gift is made and will be matched by Zoo Improvement Bond funds.
Multi-year pledges – Making a pledge to Toyota Elephant Passage over two to five years may allow you to make a larger gift than you thought possible. Pledges are matched by Zoo Improvement Bond funds on the date the zoo receives a signed pledge form. Pledge payments are considered charitable contributions in the year they are paid and may be tax deductible. For more information on making a multi-year pledge, please contact the campaign office at 720-337-1539.
Appreciated stock – Gifts of appreciated stock, mutual funds or other securities may help you avoid capital gains taxes while providing important support for Toyota Elephant Passage. Gifts of stock are matched in full by Zoo Improvement Bond funds at the time of the gift. For more information about making a gift of stock, please contact the campaign office at 720-337-1539.
Naming opportunities - Naming opportunities in Toyota Elephant Passage offer high-visibility exposure to more than 1.9 million visitors annually. For more information about naming opportunities, please contact the campaign office at 720-337-1539.
Gift and estate planning – By including Denver Zoo in your financial and estate plans, you may increase your current income and provide future support for capital campaigns such as Toyota Elephant Passage, zoo wildlife conservation and education. Often you can make a larger gift than you might have thought possible – while also benefiting you and your family. For more information, please contact the gift planning office at 303-376- 4863.