Helping Lucy

There are many ways in which you can help save Lucy!  The Save Lucy Committee, Inc. is a completely self-funded 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We rely solely on sales in our Gift Shop and Online Store, Guided Tours through Lucy the Elephant, and donations for our existence.  Lucy the Elephant is also now available to be reserved for private dinners, fundraisers, and other special events!

Want to be more “hands on” in the ongoing task of preserving Lucy for future generations?   Become a volunteer!!  The Save Lucy Committee is continually looking for friendly and energetic volunteers to help work alongside our Tour Guides and Staff in the Gift Shop and assist with various day-to-day operations at Lucy the Elephant.

    So many people have a deep connection with Lucy the Elephant.  Whether you grew up in Margate or are just an elephant lover, one thing is for sure….  everybody loves Lucy!    So much so, that they even honor Lucy in their wills, leaving a permanent testament to their support of our National Historic Landmark.  Take a moment to watch this heart-warming video of CEO, Richard Helfant, telling LucyTV about a woman who remembered Lucy in a very special way.

    Quick facts:

    • Lucy was born 1881
    • Lucy is a National Historic Landmark
    • Lucy is the oldest Roadside Attraction in America according to Weird US
    • Lucy is the oldest example of Zoomorphic Architecture in the entire world
    • Lucy is a much loved community icon that has been visited by generations of friends and family

    The Save Lucy Committee, Inc., is a New Jersey 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation. Any donation made to Lucy is tax deductible. Please feel free to contact our Office at 609-823-6473 or by email, if you would like to get involved.