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Lauren Sims' Fundraiser:

Project AWARE 2017 TCS New York City Marathon Team

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November 08, 2017

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Lauren Sims

THE STORY:

Hello friends and family! I've joined Project AWARE's New York City Marathon Team to raise funds for ocean protection to help secure a brighter future for the health of our ocean. Project AWARE specifically fights marine debris and preserves declining shark and ray populations.


As a scuba diver, I know that ocean protection depends on all of our actions, large and small. Any support you can give to this amazing cause is so appreciated.

Project AWARE (Aquatic World Awareness Responsibilty and Education) supporters know that tackling two of the biggest threats facing our ocean – marine debris and over-exploitation of shark and ray species – is a real challenge, one that we must address together. The Project AWARE marathon team has come together to raise funds and awareness for the plight of our ocean and its wildlife. 

Funds raised by the marathon team supports Project AWARE’s conservation work and fuels the grassroots action and policy change necessary to ensure a clean, healthy ocean planet for us today and for future generations.

Supporting Project AWARE's Team helps Project AWARE: 

 

  • Fight to stop the Ugly Journey of our Trash

A staggering 250 million metric tons of plastic could make its way to the ocean in the next 10 years. Project AWARE collects marine debris data from divers through its flagship citizen science program, Dive Against Debris™, to help build a clearer picture of the underwater trash that threatens ocean life. With this knowledge, we can help inform community action, identify local decisions, and influence change at all levels. Project AWARE is working with dive volunteers year-round to remove and report trash from underwater environments and pushes for policy changes leading to marine debris prevention at national, regional, and international levels.

 

  • Insist on full protections for the most vulnerable shark and ray species

We advocate for science-based fishing limits for sharks and rays and a precautionary approach to be taken when species information is lacking. We fight the tough, long battles needed to implement protection policies for some of the world’s most threatened sharks and rays – including global wildlife agreements and inter-government treaties like CITES, CMS or regional fishery regimes. Project AWARE is creating a global movement of shark and ray advocates to help protect the most vulnerable shark and ray species

 

  • Negotiate strong policies to ensure a brighter future for our ocean and its wildlife

Together, we’re making strong arguments for change. Scuba divers and eco-tourists represent a powerful economic constituency and economic incentive to protect marine environments. Project AWARE represents your voice, the scuba diver voice, emphasizing the importance of keeping the ocean clean and healthy when and where the decisions are being made.

Thank you for your generous support.

$3,810

MONEY RAISED
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  • Lauren Sims

    $26.20

  • Madison Back

     

  • Karen Dempsey

    $25

  • Kritika Jinagouda

    $25

  • Jillian Biegel

    $15

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Crazy Texans

    $100

  • Douglas Booth

    $25

  • Carolyn & J.P. Sims

    $500

  • Lizclaire Tamam

     

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Suzanne Jones (Mawmaw)

    $30

  • Anonymous

    $300

  • Todd Sims

     

  • Lauren Lucitt

    $25

  • Nick Arnold

     

  • Samantha Bonaparte

    $20

  • Brandi Brittain

    $25

  • Ross

    $25

  • Shannon O’Brien

    $20

  • Lauren Sims (Matching Brandi Brittain's Donation)

    $25

  • Lauren Sims (Matching Ross Inman's Donation)

    $25

  • Lauren Sims (Matching Shannon O'Brien's Donation)

    $20

  • Hannah and Jordan

    $40

  • Lauren Sims (Matching Hannah and Jordan's Donation)

    $40

  • Aylin & Tunch

    $100

  • Renee Milkie

    $25

  • Lauren Sims (Matching Renee Milkie's Donation)

    $25

  • Lauren Sims (Matching Tunch & Aylin's Donation)

    $100

  • Mark Gambacorta

    $25

  • Sarah Mallette

    $15

  • Matt + Heather

     

  • Dani, Charles & Ramsey Roseman

     

  • Marlene Thompson

    $15

  • Rachel Rinehardt

    $50

  • Anonymous

     

  • Carolyn Sims

    $1,000

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152% Raised of $2,500 Goal

The Team: $16,240 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Muraari Vasudevan

Amount Raised

$5,290

 

212% Raised of $2,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Lauren Sims

Amount Raised

$3,810

 

152% Raised of $2,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Anna Zywiolek

Amount Raised

$3,625

 

145% Raised of $2,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Liz Parkinson

Amount Raised

$2,125

 

85% Raised of $2,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Kees Edelman

Amount Raised

$1,090

Fundraiser Title

Erin Vasudevan

Amount Raised

$300

 

12% Raised of $2,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

PROJECT A W A R E FOUNDATION

Amount Raised

$0

 

0% Raised of $12,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Karen Bouloucon

Amount Raised

$0

Donor Comments

Carolyn Sims

Carolyn Sims

DONATION: $1,000

9 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

9 months ago

Rachel Rinehardt

Rachel Rinehardt

DONATION: $50

Congratulations on running the New York Marathon! I am so proud of you. You inspire me everyday. You're such a special person and the world is a better place because you are in it! I love you! 9 months ago

Marlene Thompson

Marlene Thompson

DONATION: $15

9 months ago

Dani, Charles & Ramsey Roseman

Dani, Charles & Ramsey Roseman

Kick some butt you fierce lady! 9 months ago

Matt + Heather

Matt + Heather

Good luck on Sunday! You are going to crush it! 9 months ago

Sarah Mallette

Sarah Mallette

DONATION: $15

I know we haven’t spoken in a while but your passion for this cause is inspiring! Best of luck! 9 months ago

Mark Gambacorta

Mark Gambacorta

DONATION: $25

10 months ago

Lauren Sims (Matching Tunch & Aylin's Donation)

Lauren Sims (Matching Tunch & Aylin's Donation)

DONATION: $100

Matching Tunch & Aylin's Donation 10 months ago

Lauren Sims (Matching Renee Milkie's Donation)

Lauren Sims (Matching Renee Milkie's Donation)

DONATION: $25

Matching Renee Milkie's Donation 10 months ago