Our Mission

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ocean wonders: sharks!

An exciting transformation is about to happen

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Right now, friends from around the world are helping us build the new New York Aquarium

General questions

WHAT IS THIS WEBSITE FOR?

This website was created to generate support for the Campaign for the New York Aquarium.

HOW EXACTLY WILL THE MONEY BE USED?

Proceeds from the Campaign will fund the new Ocean Wonders: Sharks! building at the New York Aquarium, as well as an expansion of the Aquarium’s collection of aquatic wildlife, upgrades to animal care, and needed improvements to infrastructure.

CAN I DONATE A REAL SHIMMER WALL TILE?

Only digital tiles are offered as part of the Campaign for the New York Aquarium. Your recognition may be only virtual, but the support you can provide is real!

WHO DESIGNED OCEAN WONDERS: SHARKS!?

The building and the exhibit have been designed in a collaborative effort between the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Design Department, The Portico Group and their consultant team including Doyle Partners, and the artist of the shimmer wall, Ned Kahn. The Architect of Record is the New York based firm, Edelman Sultan Knox Wood.

Billing and privacy

CAN I BE SURE ALL SENSITIVE DATA IS SECURE?

Yes. Your credit card information will only be stored by Convio, our fully licensed and PCI-compliant payment partner. Click here to learn more about Convio’s policies and practices.

IS MY DONATION TAX DEDUCTIBLE?

Yes! All donations are in support of the Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Aquarium, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

Making a donation

CAN I DONATE MULTIPLE TIMES?

Yes! You can make as many donations as you wish by clicking the “donate another tile” button once your transaction is complete.

I DONATED, BUT I DIDN’T GET A CONFIRMATION EMAIL. WHAT HAPPENED?

If you did not receive a confirmation notice, your credit card information did not go through. Check to ensure the confirmation email was not caught in your spam folder. If you cannot locate it, please email nyashimmerwall@wcs.org.

IS IT POSSIBLE TO MODIFY THE CONTENT OF MY TILE AFTER SUBMISSION?

Not typically, but if a change is necessary, please email nyashimmerwall@wcs.org.

CAN I DONATE MORE THAN $250 AT A TIME?

Yes! We graciously accept donations of all amounts. Please email nyashimmerwall@wcs.org or call 718-741-1645 Mon.-Fri., 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST.

Contact Us

WHERE CAN I FIND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT THIS PROJECT?

Further information about the Campaign for the New York Aquarium can be found at www.nyaquarium.com/transform.

WHERE CAN I REPORT OFFENSIVE CONTENT?

We endeavor to monitor all the content that appears on this site. If you believe you have found objectionable content, please email nyashimmerwall@wcs.org.

WHO CAN I CONTACT FOR HELP?

Please contact nyashimmerwall@wcs.org and be assured you will receive a prompt response.

New York Aquarium - Apr 22, 2014 | Uncategorized

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