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Melissa Hill's Fundraiser:

My Run For Rhinos

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BENEFITING: WILDAID

EVENT DATE: Sep 21, 2014

Melissa Hill

THE STORY:

95% OF THE WORLD'S RHINOS HAVE BEEN LOST IN THE PAST 40 YEARS

This is due to the increasing demand in Rhino Horn in certain countries who use Rhino Horn as a drug of status as well as a useless cure for many medicinal purposes.

This underlying demand in Rhino Horn is what drives poaching. Rhinos are often still alive as part of their face gets hacked off so that the horn can then be used to ease someone's hangover. 

So instead of just sitting back and saying how terrible this is, I decided to start trying to help do something about it and signed up to run the Blackmore's Half Marathon to raise funds for WildAid.

I've chosen this Charity in particular because every year, hundreds of millions of dollars are spent protecting animals in the wild, yet virtually nothing is spent on stemming the demand for wildlife parts and products. WildAid is the only organisation focused on reducing the demand for these products, with the strong and simple message: when the buying stops, the killing can too. 

It would mean a lot if you could take just a few minutes to contribute any amount you can as it will not only help motivate me to get my backside over the finish line but will most importantly be going towards an extremely desperate cause which I feel very passionate about.

All you need to do is hit the big orange "Donate to this Fundraiser" button and donate away :)

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT x

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To This Fundraiser

$1,560

MONEY RAISED
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  • Mikey

    $20

  • Richard

    $20

  • Emma

    $10

  • Melissa Hill

    $100

  • Sam

    $20

  • Amy Blacker

    $20

  • Pat

    $20

  • DonDave

    $150

  • Judy Hill

    $100

  • Gilly Leslie

    $20

  • Jillian

    $20

  • Aoife

    $20

  • Davina, Julian and Humphrey

    $100

  • Janice Fender

    $20

  • Nic

    $150

  • Paula Adamovich

    $150

  • Barbara Hughes

    $50

  • Hobbers

    $25

  • James Jarvis

    $20

  • Luca Ionescu

    $50

  • Will Dennis

    $20

  • Steph Beattie

    $20

  • Eli Andorra

    $20

  • Bons

    $15

  • Nat Sing

    $25

  • Alex Dickinson

    $20

  • Neyat Mitchell

    $20

  • Dave Clark

    $30

  • Lisa Anne Bullough Fowler

    $30

  • Rach

    $25

  • Victoria & Andrew

    $200

  • Jo

    $25

  • Georgia

    $25

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104% Raised of $1,500 Goal

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The Team: $1,560 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Georgia

Georgia

DONATION: $25

Go girl! Huge effort super proud of you sending lots of love xx 2 years ago

Jo

Jo

DONATION: $25

Lots of luck for tomorrow Mel! Sorry this is so late xxx 4 years ago

Victoria & Andrew

Victoria & Andrew

DONATION: $200

4 years ago

Rach

Rach

DONATION: $25

Good on ya Mel!!! 4 years ago

Lisa Anne Bullough Fowler

Lisa Anne Bullough Fowler

DONATION: $30

4 years ago

Dave Clark

Dave Clark

DONATION: $30

4 years ago

Neyat Mitchell

Neyat Mitchell

DONATION: $20

Go Mel!! So great you are doing this. Good luck! My girls & I will be cheering for you xxx 4 years ago

Alex Dickinson

Alex Dickinson

DONATION: $20

Well done Lisa, wicked charity. Haven't seen you in ages! Hope your all good and enjoy the run, loads a love xx 4 years ago

Nat Sing

Nat Sing

DONATION: $25

A great excuse to run 21kms. Good luck Mel x 4 years ago

Bons

Bons

DONATION: $15

Go lisse!! Enjoy the experience, hope you get lots of peeps cheering you on. Great charity to do it for too. Lots of love xx 4 years ago