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Arden's Run For the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

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THE STORY:

On February 5th, 2017 I will be running the New Orleans Rock and Roll Marathon to benefit The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. After being fully educated on the trust's efforts to fight poaching in East Africa, I had the privilege of visiting a number of their facilities, and interact with elephants rescued by their team. This life changing experience, both seeing the elephants and getting to know the people who have dedicated their lives to fighting the extinction of these incredible animals, was immensely humbling. It quickly became clear to me that I couldn't stand idly by in the fight against the extinction of this keystone species. According to the Great Elephant Census, just 352,271 savannah elephants are left in the surveyed African countries, directly reflecting the need for our conservation efforts. The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust's mission statement is as follows: "The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust embraces all measures that compliment the conservation, preservation and protection of wildlife. These include anti-poaching, safe guarding the natural environment, enhancing community awareness, addressing animal welfare issues, providing veterinary assistance to animals in need, rescuing and hand rearing elephant and rhino orphans, along with other species that can ultimately enjoy a quality of life in wild terms when grown." The trust has had great success in their conservation efforts so far, and with additional funding, they will be able to continue the incredibly important work that they do. That's where we come in: I am asking you to help by supporting me with a donation. Thank you so much for your support, every contribution is appreciated

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$2,730

MONEY RAISED
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  • Barbara Patrick

    $100

  • Claire Phillips

    $50

  • Aunt Cathy

    $250

  • Aunt Carol and Uncle Gary

    $150

  • Polly & Mike's Menagerie

    $150

  • Dennis and Jean Kelley

    $25

  • Uncle Alex, Aunt Koreen, and Trevor

     

  • Caroline and Remi

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Lisa Battista

    $100

  • John Clark

    $100

  • Ben Goddard

    $50

  • EMM

    $100

  • Liz Warren

    $25

  • Leigh Kerdyk

    $10

  • Sheyanne Humphrey

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $250

  • Vishnu

    $25

  • Keith and Dorothy Davis

    $50

  • Carol and Gary

    $150

  • The Weingartens

    $100

  • The Biery Family

     

  • Rochelle Robinson

    $25

  • Trisha Dexter

    $20

  • Mom and Dad

    $500

  • Michele Rosenberg

    $200

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137% Raised of $2,000 Goal

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Donor Comments

Michele Rosenberg

Michele Rosenberg

DONATION: $200

9 months ago

Mom and Dad

Mom and Dad

DONATION: $500

9 months ago

Trisha Dexter

Trisha Dexter

DONATION: $20

9 months ago

Rochelle Robinson

Rochelle Robinson

DONATION: $25

9 months ago

The Biery Family

The Biery Family

9 months ago

The Weingartens

The Weingartens

DONATION: $100

For Arden's run 9 months ago

Carol and Gary

Carol and Gary

DONATION: $150

Go, Arden, go! We are proud of you. 9 months ago

Keith and Dorothy Davis

Keith and Dorothy Davis

DONATION: $50

10 months ago

Vishnu

Vishnu

DONATION: $25

In loving memory of our beautiful Vishnu 10 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $250

10 months ago