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Memorials and Honorariums

Remember or Honor the Ones You Love through Knoxville Zoo

Edie elephantKnoxville Zoo has a Memorial Program for those who would like to remember the life of a family member, friend or beloved pet.  You can also give a thoughtfulgift to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, or special occasion by donating to the zoo in honor of that special someone.  We'll send a letter personalized with your message to the person you designate to be notified of your donation. (the amount of the gift will not be indicated).

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Tribute Bench Program

Designate a favorite corner of Knoxville Zoo in honor of a special person or event or in memory of a loved one. We will work with you to find the perfect spot for your tribute bench near a favorite animal, exhibit or garden. A beautiful and everlasting bronze plaque will be cast with your personalized inscription and mounted on a park bench. Benches create a lasting place of honor to visit for years to come and are available for donations of $1,500 or more.

For more information about benches or memorials and honorariums in general, please contact Sharon Moore, Director of Development, (865) 637-5331 ext. 310/smoore@knoxville-zoo.org