How You Can Help!

There are many ways you can help Friends of Bear Hollow!


You can donate to us through our website, or look for our table at most Bear Hollow events.

Follow us on social media to find out about:

  • Bear Hollow Zoo events
  • Percentage event fundraisers
  • Giving Tuesday in November
  • Current fundraising campaigns and goals


You can also help Friends of Bear Hollow at no extra cost to you by harnessing the power of purchases you already make:

Very Good Puzzle

Very Good Puzzle donates a portion of the proceeds from sales of Cindy Jerrell’s puzzle Visions to Friends of Bear Hollow. Thank you, Very Good Puzzle, and thank you Cindy for making Friends of Bear Hollow your designated charity!

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You can start your own fundraiser to benefit Friends of Bear Hollow!

  • Start a Facebook fundraiser to benefit us and share with your friends and family
  • Check out the campaigns on our fundraising platform Givebutter, click the “Fundraise” button on any campaign page, create a Givebutter account (or login if you already have one), and share on your social media

Percentage Events

We love percentage events with our Athens area businesses! If you have ideas for a percentage day or product sales that could benefit Friends of Bear Hollow, please contact us.

Featured image: One of Bear Hollow Zoo’s bears inspecting an enrichment toy at Bears’ Birthday in 2019. Photo credit: Wade Sheldon Photography