With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, there’s sure to be some last-minute panic buying of chocolates and roses to help express your feelings to that special person in your life.
But why not do something different and give them a gift that will really surprise and delight?!
We have options that offer so much more than a token gesture for one day a year, have a look at our suggestions below:

WORKING HOLIDAY

Give your loved one the chance to become a part of the MONA team for a few days!
Our short stays offer a truly unique experience. The lucky person will work under the supervision of our most experienced caregivers in an environment where they will be able to immerse themselves in the daily care routine and lives of chimpanzees and macaques. Creating memories that will last a lifetime whilst making a real contribution to the welfare of our rescued primates. FIND OUT MORE

ADOPTION

For just £6 per month, why not give the gift of a chimpanzee adoption?

 
Adopting a chimp is a very special gift and provides a unique link to one of our closest relatives. Discover what happens in their everyday lives, share in their group relationships, keep updated on their health and get a true insight into what it’s like to be a resident at the MONA sanctuary. Additionally, you can feel great knowing that you are making an important contribution to the long-term welfare of our rescued chimpanzees and macaques.

The lucky recipient will receive:

• a certificate of personal sponsorship
• a personalized adopter card
• a guided tour of the sanctuary
• a photo of their sponsored animal
• our biannual journal Primates
• a news update every six months so they can stay up to date.
• invitation to our Biennial Meetings of Collaborators
• discounts on all our courses
• discounts on our family visits & workshops
• discounts on Working Holidays as a primate caretaker
• preference when booking additional guided tours

MEMBERSHIP

For just £3 per month, why not give the gift of a MONA membership?

 
Whilst roses and chocolates will be gone in a matter of days this gift will keep giving all year and will remind that special person in your life exactly how much they mean!

The lucky recipient will receive:

• a personalized membership card
• a photo of one of our rescued chimpanzees
• our biannual journal Primates
• complementary guided tour
• discounts on all our courses
• discounts on our family visits & workshops
• discounts on Working Holidays as a primate caretaker
• preference when booking additional guided tours

A SPECIAL GIFT

If none of the options above are right for you then you can still help MONA whilst shopping for that special gift.

Easyfundraising is a great website where you can help MONA raise funds simply by doing your everyday online shopping with over 3,300 big name retailers like Amazon, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS, Booking.com, eBay, Boden, and M&S.

Every time you shop, we receive a small donation to say ‘thank you’ and it’s completely free too!

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