Torbay Fruits Sales
Torbay Fruit Sales is supporting us by matching any donations that their customers make to Paignton Zoo when ordering boxes of fresh produce from them for collection. Boxes can be ordered by calling Torbay Fruit Sales on 01803 215312.

Tesco stores across Devon are fundraising on our behalf. Look out for the collection buckets in stores.

Cycling from Northampton to Paignton
Young Tessa Good has enjoyed visiting Paignton Zoo when she has been in Devon, and has many special memories. She is cycling the equivalent distance from her home in Northampton to Paignton Zoo - 172 miles. Click here for more details.

Selling greetings cards
Four-year old Sam has been learning to draw from a YouTube tutorial, and has turned two his drawings, a crocodile and a peacock, into cards to sell to raise money. Click here for more details

Overcoming a bird phobia
Ame and her 6 year old son Joseph are raising money for the zoo in an unusual way. Ame is petrified of birds but set herself a challenge of overcoming her phobia, and if she hits her fundraising target of £2,500 by Sunday 28th June, she will hold an owl. Click here for more details.

Ralph’s fabulous lion prints
Ralph, who is 9, really wants to help Paignton Zoo by raising some money. He has drawn a beautiful lion picture which has been turned into an A4 poster. He is selling them for £20, or people can just donate a small amount to help him reach his target. Click here for more details

Rowing a marathon
Rebecca Haddock rowed a marathon on 17th May on a rowing machine. Well done Becki!. Click here for more details

Oscar’s head shave
Eleven-year-old Oscar has shaved his own head to raise funds for both Paignton Zoo and Rowcroft. This wasn’t an easy thing for Oscar to do as he has autism, and sensory issues a real struggle. Click here for more details

Running an indoor marathon
Stewart Oetegenn got his running shoes on and ran an indoor marathon on 8th May. Click here for more details.

Running 3 marathons
Rob Allen is going to attempt to run the equivalent of 3 London Marathons between the 1st and 31st May. So far he’s only managed to run 2 in a month, so this will be a real challenge for him. Click here for more details

Running 10k every day in May
John Scammell will running 10k every day in May to raise money for us. Click here for more details.

Climbing Ben Nevis
Nathan Sachs and some friends will be walking up and down a steep lane with the aim of covering over 9km and climbing 1,345 meters to replicate the climb up Ben Nevis. Click here for more details.

Debbie Sayce has done a 24 hour spin session. Click here for more details. 

Attend a gig
Crystal Thorne is doing a gig to raise money and is asking people for ideas for it. Click here for more details

A half Ironman duathlon
Mathhew Jeffery has run 5km, cycled 90km, and then finished off with a half marathon - all back to back with zero rest in-between. Well done Mathhew! Click here for more details


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