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HoCo Climate Change Howlers

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BENEFITING: CHESAPEAKE CLIMATE ACTION NETWORK

ORGANIZER: HoCo

EVENT: CCAN Polar Plunge 2016

EVENT DATE: Jan 30, 2016

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See pictures of my plunge last year!!

In the heat of the summer of 2013, I walked along the Potomac River and participated in The 2013 Walk For Our Grandchildren to call for strong leadership on climate change for the sake of our children and grandchildren. Last fall, I participated in the People's Climate March in NYC along with over 400,000 people. 


Now, in the dead of winter, I’ll be taking my 3rd quick dip into the icy Potomac River at National Harbor to again call for action on climate change. Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) has been front and center in the fight for clean energy and ending our reliance on fossil fuels and needs our support to continue the fight for our future.


So while these actions may seem crazy, I find it insane that we continue to blow up mountains to extract coal, pump toxic chemicals in the ground to extract natural gas, and strip-mine millions of acres of boreal forests to extract tar sands oil - all leaving behind a toxic brew. Our desire for cheap energy has led us down a path where we are poisoning ourselves and everything around us.


As Sandra Steingraber so eloquently wrote, “an intolerable rage” has begun to build within as I watch us destroy our only home in this universe. As a grandmother of 2, I want my grandchildren to live in a beautiful and healthy environment, not one ravaged by our addiction to fossil fuels. I want to be proud of our legacy and I want our children to be grateful that we took action for their future. A Native American proverb says it all:


“We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors; we borrow it from our children."

So please consider supporting my crazy adventure by supporting CCAN.

$555

MONEY RAISED
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  • elisabeth

    $25

  • The Burke-Hicks Family

    $30

  • Mr. Pol Arbear

    $350

  • Marjorie

     

  • Roma Lackey

    $25

  • Roxanne

    $50

  • Mike and Blaine

    $50

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159% Raised of$350 Goal

The Team: $1,680 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Dan Helfrich

Amount Raised

$675

 

193% Raised of$350 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Liz Feighner

Amount Raised

$555

 

159% Raised of$350 Goal

Fundraiser Title

HoCo Climate Change

Amount Raised

$450

 

45% Raised of$1,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Mike and Blaine

Mike and Blaine

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Roxanne

Roxanne

DONATION: $50

All the best!!! 3 years ago

Roma Lackey

Roma Lackey

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Marjorie

Marjorie

Go Liz!!!! You are awesome! 3 years ago

Mr. Pol Arbear

Mr. Pol Arbear

DONATION: $350

It doesn't count unless you have to chip thru the ice again. 4 years ago

The Burke-Hicks Family

The Burke-Hicks Family

DONATION: $30

Go Liz! 4 years ago

elisabeth

elisabeth

DONATION: $25

May El Nino be with you this year. 4 years ago