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Gifts Anyone Can Afford


Gifts Anyone Can Afford

Did you know there are ways for you to create your legacy at The Maryland Zoo that don’t affect your current lifestyle or your family’s security?  Even people of modest means can make a difference through a legacy gift that also reduces your estate taxes. 

You can create a legacy at the Zoo with gifts that don’t impact the way you live now.  You can designate The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore to receive assets (items of value, such as cash, securities, life insurance, retirement accounts) from your estate (the property and possessions that you leave behind) in the future, or you can make immediate gifts to the Zoo of assets that are “out of sight and out of mind.”  We call these “Gifts Anyone Can Afford” because you make them right now without impacting your cash flow (ready money), lifestyle, or family security.

Learn more about how to:


Contact us privately at or call 443.552.5290 to learn more.  We’re happy to answer any questions you may have.

Please recognize that The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore is not in the business of giving tax advice.  Please consult your legal counsel when considering these types of gifts, and please see our full disclaimer by clicking here.