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Your Support Makes Our Mission Possible!

When you support John Ball Zoo, you not only invest in exemplary animal care, state of the art animal exhibits, inspiring educational programs and first-class visitor amenities, but also in West Michigan. As a sponsor, your company will touch the lives of over 500,000 children and adults annually. We sincerely appreciate your support.

ANIMAL SPONSORS

Thank You so much for Sponsoring An Animal at john ball zoo

Thank you for supporting our mission of inspiring our community to be active participants in the conservation of wildlife and our natural environment. If we inadvertently missed your name or organization, please accept our apology and feel free to notify us – donate@jbzoo.org or 616-336-3309

ANIMAL SPONSORS

We Truly Appreciate Your Support!

Ambassador Animals

Sara Youngman

Bald Eagle

Jim Searfoss
Veronica Chase
Harrison Franzen
MaeLynn Kamstra

Bear

Brad, Rachel, Elise, and Lilly Bower
Samantha York
Natalie Lobdell
Vivaan Putcha
Riley Krieg
Anonymous
Tristan Etterbeek
Mr. Caminiti’s 4th Grade Class
Kim Tebo
Kendall Banks
Ronda Ward
Addison and Zachary Stoddard
Siyu Zhong
Elisha Menzel
Jim Malek
Brayden & Paige Crego
Izzy Metcalf
The Benes Family
James & Cohen Muller
Edward Potterack
Spradling Family
Stella Meltzer
Courtney M Bradley
The Braaten Family
Fred & Laura Swartwood
Dawn Perkins

Capybara

Mike D.
Jim and Laurie Emelander
Grand Brook Memory Care
Kathy Dally
Hannah Brubaker
Cody Hartley
Nathan Davalos

Chimpanzee

Grand Brook Memory Care Grand Rapids
Beth & Dale Hotelling
Danny & Lucy Lynn

Cuvier's Dwarf Caiman

Michael & Andrea Cox

Mountain Lion

Grand Rapids Symphony Youth Choruses

Eastern Mountain Bongo

Alyssa Darby
Brian, Hannah, & Charlie Werth

Elephant

Eloise Beeney

Chilean Flamingo

Mary Gallagher-Eustice
Derek Knap

Goat

Dale Johnson and Jake Douma
Isabelle Kastenholz
Ann & Dave Gass
Cairn Green
Dana Poulin
Beth O’Donnell
Grand Brook Memory Care

Southern Ground Hornbill

Jana Pisani

Leopard Gecko

Luke Mielke

African Lion

KRK
The Butcher Family
Stuart Krieg
MaeLynn Kamstra
Spencer Jay Meyer
Brooke Reenders
Chrisje Stam
Jim and Connie Doorn Stevens
Brad, Rachel, Elise, and Lilly Bower

Canada Lynx

Lauren Denharder
Justin & Kaitlyn Vander Woude

Meerkat

Wyatt Bottoms
Mike Resterhouse
Gabrielle Lobdell
Deborah DeVoe
Addy Oakes
Melanie Hutchinson
Maggie Meyers
Tim and Helen Prindle
Ashley St Clair

Monarch Butterfly

Sandy Taylor
Anonymous

North American River Otter

Ronald Rossi
Christy Healy
Kaylie Wierda
Gabriel Musser
Logan Schafer
Olivia Farrington
Baker Family
Waalkes Family
Emily Barron
Laine Knapp
Kristen Wildes
Oscar Adolphson
Courtney Grabman
Tim and Helen Prindle
Aimee Tow
Aidan Michael Avillion
Wendy LaMothe
Jack Flermoen
Mariam Gesler
Carson Vansetten
Kari Zeller
Isaac VanDyke
Kathryn Lockhart
John and Mary Ellen Coram
Ms. Reyers Kindergarten Class
Albert Molina
Selene Menzel
Carol Bogerd
Austin & Connor Clark
Sam Woller-Skar
Amelia & Macklin Laham
Kadie Norman
Stephen and Beccy Blann
Allison Long
Sylvia Long
Calvin Long
Brady McCormick
Barbara Armbruster
Isaac, Ezra, and Zachary
The Braaten Family
The Tinker Family
Karen Ellyatt
Brian Nylaan
Dually Hines
Arnold Family
Stacie Moll
Melissa Herington
Dan Banks
Christopher and Sophia Wannamaker
Amanda Chernoby
The Diamond Girls, Hero & Fefe
Caiden, AJ, and Nora Swartwood

North American Turtle

Kendryk Cox

Magellanic Penguin

Cameron Menzel
Jacob Grenell
Integrated Packaging Machinery
Will & Gray VanderWal
Keyten Wozniak
Girl Scout Troop 76818
Stephanie Lehman
Cheyenne Drier
Anonymous
Timothy “Pa” Geahan
Shirlee Schmelter
RPG Homes – West MI
Levi Van Haren
Vicki Kane
Henrik Roseberry

Red Panda

Barbara and Michael Waldschlager
Tim and Helen Prindle
Grand Brook Memory Care
Lucia Krieg
Jon and Joyce Bower
Hope Turner
Girl Scouts Troop 76346
Kurmas Family
Anonymous
Liam and Levi VanHaren
Hallie Thomas
Jon and Joyce Bower
Sadie Brennan
Ryleigh Kuipers
Lawson
Kelly Curatolo
Roger Burgess
Derek Bylsma
Mrs. Bieszka’s 1st Grade Class
The Bishop Family
Rick Centilli
Duy Vu
Adrianna Scarlett Avillion
Grayson Goorley
Travis Mix
Elisa Wildfong
Kristen Lee
The Crockett Family
Sharron Reynolds-Elderkin
Linda DeJong
Charlotte Toland + Le Bon Macaron
Quang Vu
Dustin Kirkendall
Marilyn Gardner
Kenzie McHenry
Vivan Reaume
Haley & Mikey Watson
Alicia Dennis
Annaliese Bottoms
Rose Hudson
TJ Martilnelli 

Three-Toed Sloth

Quinn Brummel
Maya/Max Sarhad

Owl

Lily McCormick
Timothy Sinen
Alyssa and Matt Kraker
Jaelyn Maki
John and Rene Darling
Kaela Maki
Calvin VanDyke
Madeline Gillum
Levi KWA
Gregaitis Family
Melody Dykstra
John deGuise
Karilyn Frederick
Provisio Retirement Partners

Pelican

Stan Ponstein

Snow Leopard

Shield Insurance Agency
Matthew T. Gilmore
Oliver Franzen
Heather Naugler
Randy Merritt & Family
Brian Raymor
Grand Brook Memory Care
Linda DeJong

Spider Monkey

Max Gordon

Amur Tiger

Hosteter family
Sophie Kite
Madison Kuipers
Joey’s Family
Kristine Feutz
Carmen Oom Castaneda
Kids of Lenox St
Joey’s Tavern Family
Addie Ymker
Nolan Boyer
Joey’s Tavern family
Lucille Adolphson
Aleah Vanderzee
Melanic Hutchinson
Edgar Hare Johnson
Randolph E Phillips

Tortoise

Tegan & Dean Carmichael
Gigi Golec
Josh & April Brauer
Gavin Brummel

Toco Toucan

Jeffrey Graftema
Sara Bower
Stacie Talsma
Sara Bower
Adeline Lucille Bromley

Warthog

Stephanie King
Meegan Fritsma
Julie Pardoe

Porcupines

Kevin & Wendy Cammet

Maned Wolf

Gail Muller