Container Store donates portion of sales, containers to BioPark Society


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A new business is celebrating its grand opening by giving back.

The Container Store is opening its first New Mexico location this weekend at Coronado Center.

Every time a new Container Store opens, they chose a local non-profit to donate to. The recipient this time was the New Mexico BioPark Society.

As a part of the partnership, 10 percent of opening sales will go to the BioPark Society and a few of their facilities received an organizational makeover.

Officials say this makes the zookeepers’ lives a lot easier.

“This is a really big deal for our zookeepers. They work so hard taking care of the animals. They need so many tools, so many resources, and their jobs are so busy that sometimes things can get disorganized,” Allyson Zahm with the BioPark Society said.

The Education Barn, Nature Theater and the Primate Building all received new shelves and storage units.

The Container Store opens July 8 at Coronado Center. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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