Fundraising

Fundraising ©WCS

All participants* will receive:

  • Entrance to either the 5K or 3k Family Fun Run/Walk
  • Complimentary Bronx Zoo Admission, including all rides and attractions, and parking for the entire day
  • A commemorative WCS Run for the Wild t-shirt and finisher medal

*All adult and senior participants must raise at least $35 by April 4th in order to participate. On April 5th, the $35 fundraising minimum (or any amount still needed to reach $35) will be charged to the credit card used for registration. Children under 15 are not required to fundraise and will receive all benefits as part of their registration.

Minimum

$35

Minimum: T-shirt

T-Shirt  

Level 1

$75

Level 1: Plush

Lemur Plush + t-shirt

Level 2

$150

Level 2: Lemur Socks

Lemur Socks + all previous prizes

Level 3

$300

Level 3: Tumbler

Lemur Tumbler + all previous prizes

Level 4

$600

Level 4: Sports Tote

Sports Tote + all previous prizes

Level 5

$1000

Level 5: VIP Brunch, Tote, and Zoo Tickets

VIP Breakfast & Zoo Tickets + all previous prizes

All participants are also eligible for a host of prizes based on your personal fundraising success: You can win a lemur plush, lemur socks, lemur tumbler, sports tote, and Bronx Zoo tickets plus a VIP breakfast/meal voucher. Sign up and get a jump start on your fundraising now.

Please note: prizes are awarded to individual participant fundraisers, not to teams.

Your Run for the Wild donation is tax deductible.  Please check with your employer about matching your gift to the WCS Run for the Wild. Matching gift forms can be emailed to devcontribs@wcs.org or mailed to

2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx, NY 10460
Attn: WCS Run for the Wild.

Stay tuned for other great prizes and incentives.


Start a Facebook Fundraiser

You can start a Facebook Fundraiser to support your run - and the funds raised will count towards your fundraising goal and prizes! Please note that there may be a delay of a day or two before donations made through Facebook are reflected in your Run for the Wild fundraising total.

Facebook Fundraising Instructions >>


Fundraising Toolkit

Ready for a wild run for wildlife? Whether you're new to raising funds or have participated before, you'll find helpful tips and resources here.