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Japanese Tsunami Debris Study

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BENEFITING: THE 5 GYRES INSTITUTE

EVENT DATE: Jun 01, 2012

THE STORY:

 

In May and June of 2012, a crew of researchers led by 5 Gyres Institute, Algalita Marine Research Foundation, and Pangaea Expoloration, will embark on a two-month long research voyage across the Pacific Ocean. Setting sail from the Marshall Islands, located southwest of Hawaii, the crew will sail for the month of May through the Western Pacific Garbage Patch in the North Pacific Gyre.  Their mission: to collect and catalogue the density of plastic pollution in the Pacific Ocean. Upon arrival in Japan, the crew will engage in a week-long layover in Tokyo, a scientific Symposium will be held at the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology. This will bring non-scientists, journalists, students and interested parties together to increase public awareness of the environmental plastic issue. On May 28th, the crew will embark for the second leg of the voyage back across the Pacific traveling from Japan to Hawaii. During this time, the crew will travel through the projected Japanese tsunami debris field, to track and study the movement and composition of the materials that are slowly towards Hawaii and the North American coastline.    Please help support our cause to elimiate plastic pollution in the oceans by donating to this project. Thank you!

 

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To This Fundraiser

$14,195

MONEY RAISED
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  • Jim and Pauline Benson

     

  • Steven J. Drolet

     

  • Sarah Kanter

     

  • Bruce and Darlene Varney

     

  • Michelle Miller

     

  • Morgan Justice-Black

     

  • Hans and Sharon Torabi

     

  • Katie McCurdy

     

  • Stacy Conlon

     

  • Linda Mucha

     

  • Bill and Nancy Speckmann

     

  • DeeDee Soderman

     

  • Matthew MacLeod

     

  • JoAnn and Joseph Asciutto

     

  • Melaney Harrigan

     

  • Miles Harrigan

     

  • Amardeep Claire

     

  • Jeff and Caitlin Waters

     

  • Dr. Charley Scott

     

  • Ditmar and Cindy Bauerle

     

  • Stout Public House

     

  • James and Paige Flynn

     

  • Margaret Butt

     

  • Diane White

     

  • Ron and Linda Wells

     

  • Barbara Grill and Brian Drolet

     

  • Judy and Philip Sbarbaro

     

  • Rachel Drolet and Marissa Quaranta

     

  • Offline Fundraisers

     

  • Shannon Waters

     

  • Carla Kilgore

     

  • Ruby Pap

     

  • Ethan and Kynda Love

     

  • Rockin Baja Coastal Cantina

     

  • Offline Donations

     

  • Stiv Wilson

    $25

  • Nance and Mark Stengel

     

  • Paulette Garrett

     

  • Vickie and Johnny Boulden

     

  • Judi Shils

     

  • Joe and Leslie Omran

     

  • Anonymous

     

  • Anonymous

    $75

  • Kate Sherman

    $10

  • Jess C.

    $20

  • Kristin Graff

     

  • shandizzle keefe

    $10

  • Isabelle Vee

    $25

  • Chadrock

     

  • Amanda MacLeod

    $30

  • leslie moyer

    $10

  • James Slattery

     

  • Kevin & Beata Haast

    $25

  • miss maldonado

    $50

  • The Mighty Quinn

    $50

  • Pony, Lisa and Vela

    $100

  • Barbara Grill & Brian Drolet

    $100

  • Dominique Sevi

    $20

  • Mary Blackman/Phylis Lemberg

     

  • Tara C.

    $10

  • Thomas and Jenny Blair

     

  • Barbara & Bob Kossin

     

  • Ceci Doty

     

  • Tim and Hedy Thomas

    $100

  • Don and Kathy Faye

    $500

  • Bonnie and Steve Kavaya

     

  • Alison Dale

    $40

  • Corinne Young

    $10

  • Kellen Brenner

    $30

  • Carolina Guisande Muvdi

    $25

  • Paul HObi

    $30

  • D & K Bassett

     

  • Amardeep Claire

    $43

  • BZ and Mike

    $121

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  • James and Maryann Slattery

     

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  • Eveline Bravo

     

  • Anonymous

     

  • Eben Schwartz

     

  • Patricia and James Vitali

     

  • Devon Brown

     

  • Sharon, Hans & Suedy Torabi

     

  • Melissa Wyss

     

  • Chris Parry

     

  • Shawn Romanowsky

     

  • Lee O. Moore & Sheryl A. Moore

     

  • Kathryn Klein

     

  • Janet Vitek

     

  • Annie Kohut Frankel & Joshua Frankel

     

  • Sylvie Lee & Derek Lee

     

  • Gordon Anderson & Julie Reynolds

     

  • Dubliner Fundraiser

     

  • Ona Allen

     

  • Dianne Clark Ryzner

     

  • Tonic Fundraiser

    $580

  • Laurel Kellner

     

  • Beyonce Knowles

     

  • Jen Wilkins

     

  • Carl and Mija

    $200

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Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $14,195 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Shannon Waters

Amount Raised

$14,145

 

91% Raised of $15,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

THE 5 GYRES INSTITUTE

Amount Raised

$50

Donor Comments

Carl and Mija

Carl and Mija

DONATION: $200

5 years ago

Jen Wilkins

Jen Wilkins

5 years ago

Beyonce Knowles

Beyonce Knowles

5 years ago

Laurel Kellner

Laurel Kellner

Go Shannon! Thanks so much for all you do for the ocean. 5 years ago

Tonic Fundraiser

Tonic Fundraiser

DONATION: $580

5 years ago

Dianne Clark Ryzner

Dianne Clark Ryzner

5 years ago

Ona Allen

Ona Allen

Go Shannon! 5 years ago

Annie Kohut Frankel & Joshua Frankel

Annie Kohut Frankel & Joshua Frankel

5 years ago

Sylvie Lee & Derek Lee

Sylvie Lee & Derek Lee

5 years ago

Gordon Anderson & Julie Reynolds

Gordon Anderson & Julie Reynolds

5 years ago