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Walk to Save the Animals

  • Overview

    Blank Park Zoo is proud to announce the start of a brand new peer-to-peer fundraising event, Walk to Save Animals on Saturday, September 19!

    Through Walk to Save Animals, wildlife supporters and animal enthusiasts like you have the opportunity to fundraise in support of Blank Park Zoo, Iowa’s only accredited Zoo!

    Walk to Save Animals supports all aspects of Blank Park Zoo’s mission, to inspire an appreciation of the natural world through conservation, education, research and recreation. Walk on behalf of the 2,000+ animals that call Blank Park Zoo home and their wild counterparts, as well as supporting the Zoo’s daily operations, educational programming, and local and global conservation efforts.

    A step for Blank Park Zoo; a stride for wildlife.

    To register and start fundraising now, or to read more about the event, visit: p2p.onecause.com/walktosaveanimals

    Already signed up and posting about the Walk to Save Animals on social media? Be sure to use the hashtag #WalkToSaveAnimalsDSM and see your photo or video in the site’s gallery!


    8:30 - 9:30am: Check In, T-Shirt Pick Up, Food for Purchase

    8:30 - 9:30am: Complimentary Inflatables and Entertainment

    9:30 - 10am: Opening Remarks and Warm Up

    10am: Walk

    10:30am - 12:30pm: Complimentary Inflatables and Entertainment

    10:30am - 5pm: Enjoy Complimentary Zoo Admission