Mill Mountain Zoo will receive a $150,000 grant if it can raise $50,000

Even though it recently completed a successful winter fundraising campaign, Mill Mountain Zoo has an even longer wish list for spring.

The zoo wishes it had an all-terrain utility vehicle, a snow blower, a new HVAC system, office supplies, mulch, paint brushes, solar panels — heck, even a Sam’s Club membership. And money, of course. The zoo could always use more money.

On Friday, the zoo will reveal its “spring wish list” of items and services it hopes the public will donate. The zoo will also announce that it will receive a $150,000 grant from the Alexander McCausland Trust if it can raise an additional $50,000 on its own.

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