Thank you to all our fundraisers
We'd to say a huge, heartfelt thank you to all the people who are kindly fundraising on our behalf during this uncertain time for the zoo. Your support means so much to us.
If you are fundraising for Paignton Zoo, please let us know the details and we will add to this page.
Walking from Kingskerswell to Paignton Zoo
11 year old Ollie is taking on the brilliant challenge of walking from his home in Kingskerswell all the way to zoo, to raise money to help care for the animals during this difficult time. Click here for more details of Ollie's fundraiser.
Torbay Fruit Sales
Until the end of August 2020, Torbay Fruit Sales are supporting us by donating £5 to Paignton Zoo for each order of boxes of fresh produce from them. Boxes can be ordered by calling Torbay Fruit Sales on 01803 215312 or purchasing through their website: www.torbayfruitsales.co.uk/.
Cycling 10km a day for 10 days
For her 10th birthday, supporter Suki is aiming to raise money for the zoo by cycling a huge 10km a day for 10 days! Click here for more details of Suki's fundraiser.
Cycling from Torquay to Paignton every day
9 year old Maria is raising money for Paignton Zoo by cycling from Torquay to Paignton and back every day - wow! Each day, she will also have her face painted like a different animal whilst she cycles. Click here for more details of Maria's fundraiser.
Tesco stores across Devon are fundraising on our behalf. Look out for the collection buckets in stores!
Devon Virtual Games challenge
9 year old Evie has ran a combination of 40 miles as part of the Devon Virtual Games challenge. She has raised £200 for the zoo so far, with donations still coming in! Click here for more details of Evie's fundraiser.
Chloe Wait is fundraising for the animals at the zoo by creating a series of drawings to sell. Click here for more details of Chloe's fundraiser.
Virtual tea party
Supporter Sue Tiffin is holding her annual tea party virtually this year, with her own garden tour and raffle, to raise money for the zoo. Click here for more details.
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 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 are 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 ran the equivalent of three London Marathons between the 1st and 31st May. Click here for more details.
Running 10k every day in May
John Scammell ran 10k every day in May to raise money for us. Click here for more details.
Climbing Ben Nevis
Nathan Sachs and some friends walked up and down a steep lane, covering over 9km and climbing 1,345 metres, to replicate the climb up Ben Nevis. Click here for more details.
Debbie Sayce has done a 24 hour spin session to raise funds. 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 Matthew! Click here for more details.
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