Participants arrive at 8:00 AM at the old "Main Entrance" of the Zoo on Sloat Blvd. at 45th Avenue. There you will sign-in, have a hot beverage, warm-up, and receive a brief orientation about the day's projects.
You may sign up for this event and show up with our barcode ticket as long as the event is not sold out.
Direction to Zoo from downtown SF (45 minutes)
Take MUNI train #L in the subway and get off at the end station. SF Zoo is right around there.
Contact: Deb @ 415-264-2701
Renew the Zoo projects involve landscaping and clean-up work that may include digging, planting, weeding, raking, general grounds clean-up, or similar tasks. If you are participating with an organized group, all the members of your group will be assigned to the same project. Larger groups may be split into two project areas.
At the conclusion of your work, Renew the Zoo participants receive a voucher good for that day's admission, a free ride on the carousel and the Little Puffer train, and other discounts at Zoo concessions, many of the groups who participate do so as part of an all-day visit to the Zoo.
The San Francisco Zoo, housing more than 260 animal species, is located in the southwestern corner of San Francisco, California nestled between Lake Merced and the Pacific Ocean along the Great Highway. The zoo's main entrance, once located on the north side across the street from the defunct Doggie Diner, and one block south of the Muni Metro L Taraval line, is now to the west on the ocean side of the zoo off of the Great Highway.
This zoo is the birthplace of Koko the gorilla
Please look at the list of all Bay Volunteer Day events on our website below and register for a Free ticket to your favorite site right away before our very limited high demand tickets are sold out.
MISSION STATEMENT - Established 2008
To create a sustainable self-reliant community, we train the next generation to prepare for the challenging academic environment and community leadership. Easy access to affordable education for all is our priority. Neighborhood revitalization, environmental sustainability, food for hunger program, charity fundraiser, cultural/festival/sports/educational events and civic engagement are key components of our volunteerism. We promote multicultural activities/events and foster cultural learning/understanding among diverse ethnic groups and racial backgrounds. In addition, we prepare an environment for the public to have a chance to network, build a connection in the community, be informed of international affairs, and learn foreign cultures/languages.
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