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Pathway Partners with Toledo Zoo

Pathway Inc.’s Brothers and Sisters United received 50 sponsored memberships to the Toledo Zoo & Aquarium through the Community Partner Membership Program. The program works with partnering agencies to distribute discounted or sponsored memberships to underrepresented members of the community.

Pathway Inc.’s Brothers and Sisters United offers co-parenting sessions using evidence-based curricula for fathers and mothers. They learn to develop parenting plans to navigate the co-parenting relationship.

“It’s organizations like The Toledo Zoo that make a difference in our community,” said Avis Files, Director of Family and Supportive Services for Pathway. “Offering underserved populations these types of opportunities to see and do something different is the key to real community change.”

In all, the memberships will benefit 74 parents and 187 children, Files said. Zoo membership benefits include unlimited year-round admission, free parking, food discounts and more.

Files (center) is pictured with Tana Benford, Toledo Zoo VP of Development and Membership, and Jeff Sailer, Toledo Zoo CEO & President.