Welcome to the CZS Associates' inaugural fundraising event
HOWL: Helping Our WildLife!

Date: Saturday, September 18, 2021
Theme: Around the World


6:00pm - 7:00pm: VIP Experience in Habitat Africa- We will be hosting an exclusive cocktail hour where
VIP ticket guests will enjoy specialty cocktails and an opportunity to hear from one of our
Animal Care Specialists while closely observing the giraffe herd

7:00pm: General Admission Event- Enjoy cocktails, appetizers from Around the World
and outdoor games while getting up close and personal with some of the Zoo's furriest residents

7:00pm - 9:00pm: Silent auction bidding open for all attendees  

9:00pm: Silent auction closes 

9:30pm - 10:00pm: Check-out, get your auction items, and pick up your takeaway gifts 

10:00pm: After Party at Irish Times- 8869 Burlington Ave, Brookfield, IL 60513 


About the CZS Associates: 

The Chicago Zoological Society Associates (CZS Associates) is a volunteer group of dedicated young professionals who share an interest in animals and conservation. As Society ambassadors, they support CZS through fundraising events, conservation education, and advocating public awareness for the zoo's animals, research, fieldwork, and education programs. Associates provide an essential role in assisting CZS and its future, and further define the CZS Associates' role and responsibilities supporting a leading zoological institution in the 21st century.

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Help our Wildlife!

Proceeds from HOWL benefit animal care and welfare initiatives, as well as conservation and education programs at CZS. It costs roughly $41,000 per day to care for all of the 2,500+ animals at Brookfield Zoo. Please consider making a donation, as any amount directly benefits the care of animals, positively affecting our communities and sustaining our planet's limited resources.

$45,000 Goal


Total Raised

Which team are you on?

This year's theme is "Around the World" and we're celebrating with a worldly showdown! Vote for your favorite animal squad, with each continent also representing a CZS Associate committee, by making a $5 donation for that team!





As of Wednesday, September 8

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Chicago Zoological Society


3300 Golf Road, Brookfield, IL, USA

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