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The Polar Elephant Swim!

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The Polar Elephant Swim! Photo
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The Polar Elephant Swim! Photo
The Polar Elephant Swim! Photo
The Polar Elephant Swim! Photo
The Polar Elephant Swim! Photo
The Polar Elephant Swim! Photo
The Polar Elephant Swim! Photo
The Polar Elephant Swim! Photo
The Polar Elephant Swim! Photo
The Polar Elephant Swim! Photo

The Story

EVENT DATE: Jan 01, 2018

DEADLINE TO GIVE: Jan 03, 2018

FUNDRAISER SET UP DEADLINE: Dec 25, 2017

 

How cool would it be to rescue a suffering elephant so it can live in elephant heaven?

 

Everyone loves elephants. They're intelligent, emotional and the biggest mammal on our planet. But few people realise that elephants suffer severe social, physical and psychological damage when made to perform or give tourists rides. (See here for details or click last grey circle below the pics to see video. Warning: images may be upsetting.) 

 

Elephanatics BC is a non-profit org in Vancouver that strives to prevent extinction and improve the lives of all elephants through education, advocacy and fundraising. Would you like to help us rescue an abused riding elephant in Thailand and retire her to the Elephant Nature Park - a huge sanctuary in northern Thailand with over 70 elephants?

 

You can! It's easy and we promise to make it fun. Just be a Polar Elephant with us at the:

 

Polar Bear Swim

January 1, 2018 at 2:30 pm

English Bay Beach, downtown Vancouver

We will be in elephant costumes but any costume is encouraged.

You can also buy a "Ride A Bike - Not An Elephant" t-shirt there for $30 (see pics).

 

100% of the money you raise will go to the elephant's rescue. Click the "Set Up Your Fundraiser" button right now to create your own page!  It's easy and takes 3 minutes flat. Check out the rewards of being a Polar Elephant and taking the plunge with us!

 

$ You Raise            Reward

any amount           Elephant ears, Polar Elephant Certificate and a coffee after your dip! 

$200 plus                Above plus a limited-edition elephant t-shirt (see pics).

$500 plus                Above plus a 2nd elephant t-shirt and a 1-year "adoption" of the rescued elephant.                                        Includes Adoption Certificate and regular email updates & photos.

 

If you have any questions, please email Leanne at elephanaticsinfo@gmail.com. To learn more about us and what we do for elephants, visit www.elephanatics.org.

 

See you at English Bay on New Year's Day!