Pat Dickens

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Elise Marie
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Hi Pat, just gave you my vot…
Hi Pat, just gave you my vote for november.

I was wondering if you like to become a teammember of my new fundraiser at crowdrise, helping the many people in The Philippines: http://www.crowdrise.com/unicefphilippines/fundraiser/elisemariemyrvangeik
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January vote!
January vote!
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December vote :)
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November vote! Your work is…
November vote! Your work is amazing!
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My November vote for you :)
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An October vote for you! Happy Halloween :)
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Here is my September vote for you, and for all the hard work you are doing here at Crowdrise. Keep it up
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A September vote for you!
A September vote for you!
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Sending you a Huge vote and wishing you a great month! :) xo
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A late July vote for you Hope you had a great month! :)
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Pat Dickens
George, Western Cape South Africa
CROWDRISING SINCE: Jan 20, 2012
Stuff About Me:

Hi. My name is Patrick Dickens (Pat) I am from South Africa.

I learned from a young age to appreciate the world around me and to respect the amazing creatures I share it with. I've always had a love for animals and nature and was absolutely horrified when I learned of the Namibian seal cull.

Each year, 86 000 Cape Fur seals are savagely bludgeoned to death to pander to the whims of vanity created by the fur industry. I resigned from my job in the corporate world to address the situation. I began as volunteer country coordinator for Sea Shepherd Conservation Society before starting my own NPO called "The Seals of Nam"

Since then we have staged protests against the Namibian cull in leading cities such as Cape Town, Johannesburg, Brussels and Brisbane. We garnered support from local celebrities, appeared in several news and magazine articles, have been guests on radio and TV talk shows and have provided logistical support to Sea Shepherd for their undercover Operation Desert Seal to Namibia.

In September 2011 I flew to Windhoek to do a presentation to the Namibian Ombudsman, along with other stakeholders such as IFAW, WSPA, Sea Shepherd, the NSPCA, South African Seal Saving Initiative and Seal Alert SA. I will continue to fight for these animals because beating them to death is barbaric, loathesome, iniquitous and goes against every grain of my beliefs
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I joined Crowdrise on the advice of Sandra Birnhak, director for the Foundation for Antarctic Research. Sandra has kindly offered to assist me with my cause and I hope you will support us in our endeavours. 

Thank-you for stopping by my page!

Pat
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Amount Raised:

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The Seals of Nam

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