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Raise money for Lincoln Park Zoo


Lincoln Park Zoo is dedicated to connecting people with nature by providing a free, family-oriented wildlife experience in the heart of Chicago and by advancing the highest quality of animal care, education, science and conservation.


Lincoln Park Zoo is a privately managed institution that depends primarily on the support of its visitors, members and donors to remain open and free every day. More than two-thirds of the zoo’s operating budget is provided by revenue from its food service, retail shops, parking, and fund-raising activities. The remaining portion is provided by a fixed annual subsidy from the Chicago Park District.

How to Help
You automatically have a fundraising page when you register for Run For The Zoo. You can access it through your dashboard by logging into your Race Roster account. Share your fundraising page with your friends, family, co-workers and on social media so they can contribute to your fundraising goal!

Top Fundraiser Rewards

Run for the Zoo's top fundraiser will receive an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at Lincoln Park Zoo. Start fundraising today!

New This Year!

Participants donating a minimum of $25 will receive a commemorative supporter medal (limit one per participant).


Click on one of our teams below to make a donation.

Team information

Women Supporting Wildlife

Raised: $702.46

Turtle Squad

Raised: $215.55

We're All Ears!

Raised: $199.58


Raised: $192.36

Tea Time Tigers

Raised: $157.83

Red Pandamonium

Raised: $108.20

Dysfunctional Dynamites

Raised: $100.10

Harrison/Powell Family

Raised: $82.44

Aux Board Zoomies

Raised: $82.44

Roaring Through Life

Raised: $66.46


Raised: $54.96

Aidan's First 5K

Raised: $54.96

Sheehan Quaranteam

Raised: $54.96

Speedy Sloths

Raised: $54.96

Walter E. Smithe Furniture + Design

Raised: $54.96

Alaskans Take A Chicago Field Trip

Raised: $54.10

Lincoln Park Tower Rangers

Raised: $52.48

Boyer Plus

Raised: $50.00


Raised: $27.48

Scuttle Bugs

Raised: $27.48

Elizabeth Bartleman

Raised: $27.48

Twotall Stepper

Raised: $27.48

Team Axolotl

Raised: $27.48

Kohberger Family

Raised: $27.48

Network of Executive Women

Raised: $27.48


Raised: $27.48

Whale Sharks

Raised: $25.00

Jeraths love the Zoo

Raised: $25.00

Prairie Dawgz

Raised: $11.50

Running For The Cheetahs ("the fastest animal on earth is running out of time" - Bill Curtis)

Raised: $5.00

Recent donors

Date Name Amount
Jun 19 Milton You’re a very special little boy, you got this!!!! I Love you $75.40
Jun 12 Garden Club gals Thanks to my garden club pals, their families and my family for the donation and coming out to support me as I passed your homes on my walk! $64.75
Jun 08 Samantha Brooks woot woot good luck you super human!!!! $27.48
Jun 08 Leslie Tamura Undisclosed amount
Jun 07 Anonymous Undisclosed amount
Jun 07 Anonymous $27.48
Jun 07 Anonymous Undisclosed amount
Jun 07 Cecilia Lee Undisclosed amount
Jun 07 Denise Starr $27.48
Jun 07 Anonymous $27.48