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August 13, 2022 10:30 am to 1:30 pm

Donate Life Day at the Zoo

Join us in Grand Rapids to celebrate the gifts of life, sight, and mobility made possible by organ, eye and tissue donors.

Three young teen girls wearing stickers that identify one as a transplant recipient and the others as family members
Event Details

Donate Life Day at the Zoo is a free, family-friendly event that includes:

  • Celebration of Life Trail honoring organ, eye, and tissue donors and recipients
  • Community resource booths
  • Face painting
  • Ice cream treats, cotton candy, and popcorn
  • Kent County Sheriff’s Office Mounted Unit “Park and Pet”
  • And more…

Donate Life Day at the Zoo takes place at John Ball Zoo Entry Valley, located right next to the zoo entrance (see map below). Zoo admission is not required to attend the event.

The first 250 guests to check-in at the event will receive a free t-shirt and ticket to the zoo!

Register here today! 


Map of John Ball Zoo with Entry Valley highlighted


Thank you to our generous sponsors who help make Donate Life Day at the Zoo so special!

Transplant Life Foundation logo

Spectrum Health logo Trinity Health logo

Event Organizer

Gift of Life Michigan
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Event Location

John Ball Zoo


John Ball Zoo
1300 Fulton St W MI 49504 United States + Google Map
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