Philadelphia Zoo to Host Inaugural Zoo-a-Thon

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Philadelphia Zoo to Host Inaugural Zoo-a-Thon

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Philadelphia, PA The Philadelphia Zoo and 6abc will host Zoo-a-Thon - The Philadelphia Zoo and 6abc will host Zoo-a-Thon, a multi-platform event scheduled on Thursday, November 19th. The fundraiser will start at 6 am on 6abc’s and continue throughout the day with Facebook Live segments onsite at the Zoo at 10:00 am-noon and 3:00 pm.

When is Philadelphia's Zoo a Thon

Viewers can tune in at 12:30 pm during the 6abc’s midday broadcast with Alicia Vitarelli reporting live from the Zoo, visiting her favorite animals.

At 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm, viewers can tune into the 6abc evening newscast with meteorologist Cecily Tynan for an evening of feature stories showcasing the Philadelphia Zoo’s work and financial needs.

Three ways to donate to the Philadelphia Zoo:
  • Text PhillyZoo to 243725 to donate now and support America’s First Zoo.
  • Make a gift online today at
  • Zoo staff will be onsite on the 19th. Call 1-888-PHI-Zoo8 (1-888-744-9668) to donate anytime from 6am-630pm.

More than one million people visit the Philly Zoo each year. It is the only place to see African lions, Western lowland gorillas, and giraffes in person -- not just on TV.

See Full Press Release at The Philadelphia Caller

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