BENEFITING: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF ZOO KEEPERS INC
EVENT DATE: Jul 24, 2014
Every year we raise funds to help protect endangered species in the wild. Our campaign focuses on rhinos, but it helps every single animal that shares the same space as the five types of rhinos. This includes everything from elephants, TIGERS, birds, zebras, and over 100 different species. Our project also helps the people who live on the land, builds schools, provides jobs, and most importantly supports the anti poaching efforts.
Poaching of rhinos, tigers and elephants is growing exponentially and these animals are headed for extinction in our lifetime if something isn't done now. Rhino horn is worth more per once than gold simply because it is a status symbol. The money that is raised in the black market by selling these items are funding terrorist organizations like Al Qaeda. Every dollar counts and makes a world of difference for these animals and their futures!! Thank you!