Donate in memory

Join us in helping communities in Nepal and Kenya build sustainable livelihoods, escape poverty and protect their wildlife.

ZSL is helping people in Nepal set up sustainable ways to make a living, empowering them to build independent futures, support their families and protect the wildlife they live alongside.  We need your support to continue and expand this work.

Give in memory For People, For Wildlife by 31 December and the UK government will double your donation up to £2million. Visit


You can make a donation to the Zoological Society of London in memory of a friend or relative. By donating to a cause they believed in, you will be doing something really worthwhile to celebrate their life.

Below, you will find information on ways to donate in memory of a loved one, how your donation can help and ways of commemorating your loved one at our zoos.

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Ways to remember a loved one:

In Memory Benches

You can dedicate a bench at ZSL London Zoo or ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in memory of your loved one. Benches are made from 100% recycled plastic

From £1,000 or more...


  • Refurbished or new bench
  • An engraved plaque with your choice of wording
  • Invitation for 2 people to visit the bench at your chosen Zoo
  • Maintenance for 3 years

N.B. ZSL London Zoo cannot guarantee that the bench will remain in one place; however it will remain on site

Online Collections

You can set up a dedicated In Memory fundraising page with JustGiving by clicking here.

Ash Scattering

From £150 or more... 

For those whose loved ones felt a special connection with ZSL, we are able to arrange ash scatterings for loved ones. We provide this service either at ZSL London or Whipsnade Zoo.

Funeral Collections

You can arrange a collection at the funeral of a loved one and donate to ZSL.

Contact details

If you have any queries about donating to ZSL in memory of a loved one please contact the Development Department on 020 7449 6487, via email at or write to:

Sophie Brown, Legacy Fundraising Manager, Individual Giving Zoological Society of London, Regent’s Park, London, NW1 4RY