Zoological Society of New Jersey

Pandemic Pushback

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The Zoological Society of New Jersey, Inc. is a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) corporation, organized under the laws of the State of New Jersey. Its purpose is to promote the general welfare of Essex County Turtle Back Zoo and to stimulate the public support of wildlife conservation, education, and inspiration. #STAYATHOME but keep moving!

New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund (NJPRF) is proud to be hosted by the Community Foundation of New Jersey. NJPRF will provide grants to existing organizations with a demonstrated track record of caring for vulnerable communities. Funds raised will go to organizations that provide essential services to those in need and to assist those on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Conserve. Educate. Inspire.

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You can impact Zoological Society of New Jersey by joining our Footprints journey and by becoming a fundraiser. Join a campaign and download the Charity Footprints' free mobile fitness application and #GetFitGiveBack.

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Zoological Society of New Jersey
Zoological Society of New Jersey
560 Northfield Ave., West Orange, NJ 07052