Planned Giving

Consider a Planned Gift to Como Friends

Como Friends is dedicated to making Como Park Zoo and Conservatory the best it can be today—and even better tomorrow.

For additional information, please contact:

Laurel Lundberg
Director of Individual Giving
phone: 651-487-8296

Jackie Sticha
phone: 651-487-8225

Including Como Friends in your estate plan is a lasting way to share your love for Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, while ensuring that Como remains a Minnesota tradition for many generations to come.

If you are considering leaving a planned gift to Como Friends to benefit Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, please refer your legal and financial planning advisors to the following:

  • Como Friends’ tax identification number is 41-1943928
  • “Como Friends” is the legal name of the non-profit that supports Como Park Zoo & Conservatory

To include Como Friends in your estate, please use this exact designation:
Como Friends, a Minnesota non-profit organization with offices currently located at 1225 Estabrook Drive, Saint Paul MN 55103; Federal Tax ID #41-1943928.

Gifts to Como Friends will benefit Como Park Zoo and Conservatory. If you have a preference and want to restrict your gift to either the Zoo or Conservatory, please designate Como Zoo or the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory in your plans.

Como Friends can accept the following types of estate gifts:

  • Tangible Personal Property
  • Bequests
  • Retirement Plan Beneficiary Designations
  • Life Insurance
  • Publicly-traded Securities
  • Privately Held Securities
  • Real Estate

We encourage you to notify Como Friends if you have included us in your estate plan so we may thank you for your gift.  All information will remain strictly confidential.

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