Send a Fiona the Hippo Cameo Video, Raise Funds for Those Affected by the COVID-19 Crisis

A portion of proceeds from video messages booked between April 16 and 18 will go to No Kid Hungry, the Restaurant Employee Relief Fund, MusiCares and The Actors Fund

click to enlarge Fiona and Bibi with Animal Planet host Coyote Peterson during a Cameo Cares video - Photo: YouTube screengrab
Photo: YouTube screengrab
Fiona and Bibi with Animal Planet host Coyote Peterson during a Cameo Cares video

Celebrities from Mandy Moore and Mike Tyson to Cincinnati's own Fiona the hippo are participating in Cameo Cares, an initiative by the personalized video messaging platform to raise funds for those affected by COVID-19. 

A portion of proceeds from videos booked between April 16 and 18 will go to No Kid Hungry, the Restaurant Employee Relief Fund, MusiCares and The Actors Fund.

And the Cincinnati Zoo has more than one mammal available to record messages: You can book Fiona, cheetah-puppy pair Kris and Remus or even zoo director Thane Maynard.

“I’m so excited to participate in this special programming,” said Fiona’s primary keeper Jenna Wingate, who also costars in her Cameo videos (because Fiona cannot actually speak), in a release. “Recording Cameo videos from Fiona to her fans has been so much fun, and the funds raised are really helping us operate while we’re closed.”

Book Fiona for $75 here.

Kris and Remus for $50 here.

And Thane Maynard for $50 here. 


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