Remember Friends of Bear Hollow on Giving Tuesday!

Remember Friends of Bear Hollow on Giving Tuesday!

We are grateful for our donors who, this year, have enabled us to provide six new 40-gallon terraria for the reptile house, three timed feeders for after-hours bear feeding, a utility wagon to support animal care, and several zoo-tough enrichment items that are being enjoyed by Bear Hollow Zoo’s black bears, otters, and other resident…

Friends of Bear Hollow Now Accepts Stock Donations

Friends of Bear Hollow Now Accepts Stock Donations

The Friends of Bear Hollow are pleased to announce that we can now accept donations of stock! By donating stock directly to us, you can help us provide habitat enhancements, animal enrichment, and animal care supplies for Bear Hollow Zoo in Athens, GA while avoiding capital gains tax on any profits made on that stock…

Friends of Bear Hollow Now Accepts Donor-advised Funds

Friends of Bear Hollow Now Accepts Donor-advised Funds

Do you use Donor-Advised Funds (DAF) to structure your charitable giving? The Friends of Bear Hollow would be grateful to receive a grant from your DAF to help us provide habitat enhancements, animal enrichment, and animal care supplies for Bear Hollow Zoo in Athens, GA. We are pleased to announce that we can now accept…

Photo Fundraiser at Bear Holloween: Oct. 20, 5:30-8:30 pm

Friends of Bear Hollow will be hosting a photo fundraiser booth at Bear Holloween in partnership with Wade Sheldon Photography. For a minimum donation of $5, you can get a professional digital photo of your group in front of a fall-themed backdrop that will be available for download starting the following day. Wear your costumes,…

Joan Sheldon
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Joan Sheldon

I have been volunteering at Bear Hollow Zoo since 2005, when my son and I started volunteering as a parent/child team. We spent 9 years in that role, mostly doing weekly reptile care, until he went to college and I stepped back to working special events. I will always be grateful to Bear Hollow for…