Share the Care at Brookfield Zoo

Check out the full list of available animals!

Caring for animals and their habitats is central to the Chicago Zoological Society's mission. A trained and dedicated staff provides the best care possible through a commitment to the health and well-being of the animals.

By helping care for the animals at the zoo, you are also helping research and conservation efforts within the zoo and around the world.

Choose the level and make a donation to "Share the Care" and you will be helping to provide expert care for your favorite animal for one year.

How can I help "Share the Care?"
  • Now you can purchase "Share the Care" packages online! Check out a full list of available animals and order your favorite package now!
  • Or, check out our special Featured Creature packages which are also available for online purchase.

    If you do not wish to purchase online, call (708) 688-8341.
Under IRS guidelines, we are required to disclose an estimate of goods or services received in return for contributions over $75. The estimated fair market value of goods and services received with the Shared Care Plus package is $15, Rare Care package is $22, and Premium Care package is $242.

Any questions?
Call us at (708) 688-8341 with questions, visit the Frequently Asked Questions page, or e-mail your question to