Our world has never been in more danger than it is now.  We’re losing species and precious biodiversity every day and the scale of it all can feel overwhelming.  But you – yes, you! – really can take action and have a positive impact on wildlife all over the world.  Even better, it’s never been easier to support us in protecting the planet and everything that lives here.

See how you can do your bit to help prevent extinction…

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Chester Zoo is a registered charity and our number is 306077. We are also registered with the Fundraising Regulator. For more information on Fundraising, please click here.


Chester Zoo holds many wonderful memories for families, and we would be honoured to help you celebrate special moments and special people.

Recognise a loved one on the Giving Tree Organise an ashes scattering

Our role is not just to preserve a cherished past, but also to move forward and create a world where wildlife can flourish safe from harm.

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We deeply appreciate those exceptional supporters who choose to go the extra mile to support crucial conservation work. Major donors can have a significant impact on a specific project or region and, where possible, we’re keen for you to see the effect of your gift.

If you’re thinking of leaving a legacy to Chester Zoo in your will, it may be possible to explore the option of providing this gift in your lifetime so you can see the conservation impact of your gift.

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There’s always something happening at Chester Zoo! Keep an eye on our events page for more information about joining in our events and campaigns. You can also donate to our Never Forget campaign and help us find a vaccine for EEHV and prevent the deaths of baby elephants across the world.

Or follow the link below to set up a JustGiving page. Also see how our wonderful supporters have helped us prevent extinction in their own way.

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Do you like running? Always fancied doing a skydive? Go on, do it for us! Whether it’s a sponsored walk in fancy dress or a marathon gaming session, we love hearing about your brilliant and creative fundraising ideas! Please get in touch and let us know if you’re planning a fundraising event. Don’t forget to download our special pack filled with tips and tricks to help you fundraise!

Download our fundraising pack