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Help a Moon Bear

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BENEFITING: ANIMALS ASIA FOUNDATION LIMITED

ORGANIZER: Kai

EVENT: World Animal Day Run - NYC

EVENT DATE: Nov 07, 2015

Karmen Katz

THE STORY:

Kai Madden wrote -

Wait. What are you doing again?


On October 4th 2015, I will run from Harlem to the Brooklyn Bridge in a Moon Bear costume.  I will then follow it up by running the Tri-State Tough Mudder on November 7th, in the same costume.

Why on earth would you do that?

It's World Animal Day, and to celebrate I'll be raising funds and awareness to help moon bears that are used in the bear bile trade.

What's the bear bile trade?

In Asia, bear bile is used in traditional Chinese medicines, even though there are many natural, cruelty-free alternatives. Most of this bile comes from bears that are confined for decades in cage so small that they can’t even turn around or stand up. Bile is taken from them through a tube inserted in their gall bladder.

Wow. That's horrible. Is anything being done to help these bears?

Yes. An non-profit organization named Animals Asia has been working for years to end the bear farming industry and to date has rescued over 400 bears from this life of misery.  You can find out more at www.animalsasia.org.

How can I help?

Please click the "Donate" button. Any amount you can contribute is so important and appreciated enormously. Animals Asia will use your generous donation to care for the lucky bears that have been saved, and help rescue those that still wait.

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To This Fundraiser

$570

MONEY RAISED
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  • Karmen Katz

    $150

  • Pavel Nelson

    $100

  • Ling's friend

    $100

  • Frank

    $50

  • Dad

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Karmen Katz

    $50

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The Team: $5,270 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Kai Madden

Amount Raised

$3,739

 

7% Raised of$50,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Karmen Katz

Amount Raised

$570

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Kate Rodd

Amount Raised

$500

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Kelsey Poli

Amount Raised

$391

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Madeleine Truax

Amount Raised

$70

Donor Comments

Karmen Katz

Karmen Katz

DONATION: $50

For the care and rescue of the beautiful Moon Bears. 4 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $20

Fred's contribution to Animals Asia. 4 years ago

Anonymous

Anonymous

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Dad

Dad

DONATION: $50

In honor of every dog I ever loved. especially Rusty. Oh, and Licorice, and Jupiter too. And then there was Woofie. and I might as well add our cat, Mr. Katz... 4 years ago

Frank

Frank

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Ling's friend

Ling's friend

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Pavel Nelson

Pavel Nelson

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Karmen Katz

Karmen Katz

DONATION: $150

Thanks to Animal's Asia lifelong commitment to end this unimaginable cruelty to the moon bears and for caring for the rescued bears for the remainder of their lives. You got my support for the rest of my life. 4 years ago