Total Donations to Date: Since our kick-off climb in 2012, we have donated $62,995 to protect critically endangered and threatened species such as the African Black Rhino, African Elephant, near threatened Jaguar, and vulnerable Andean Bear. We’ve also donated to rehabilitate wildlife and also to plant native trees in the Amazon ecosystem.
1. In January, we had a team volunteer for two days at the Merazonia Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Ecuador. Merizonia has over 100 rescued animals that are currently being rehabilitated. We also were able to donate $1,300 to help the wildlife programs.
1. In 2016, we donated $10,000 to the Mkomazi Rhino Sanctuary to save critically endangered rhinos in Tanzania, Africa. We are donating to buy GPS units so the rhinos can be protected from illegal poachers.
2. We also donated $2,000 to ECOAN Peru which works to restore critical Andean forest habitat, providing habitat for the Andean Bear.
1. In August 2015, we donated $1,500 to the Katie Adamson Conservation Fund in order to help rehabilitate and care for orphaned rhinos in Nepal. We raised funds through our Mt. Elbert Climb for the Rhinos on August 23, 2015.
2. In December 2015, we donated $1,000 to the American Bird Conservancy for a specific project in Peru with ECON working to preserve Andean forest and habitat for endangered birds and the Andean Bear.
1. In December 2014, we donated $12,194.70 to the Mokamazi Rhino Sanctuary in Tanzania, Africa to save the critically endangered African Black Rhinos and Elephants threatened by poaching and habitat loss. 100% of funds raised by our 2014 Kilimanjaro Team are going directly towards an African Education Program and anti-poaching protection at the sanctuary.
1. In January 2013, we donated $29,394 to the Mkomazi Rhino Sanctuary in Tanzania, Africa to save the critically endangered African Black Rhinos threatened by poaching and habitat loss.
2. In August 2013, we donated $5,606 for Panthera‘s jaguar habitat program, which is building jaguar habitat from Mexico to Argentina to restore the near-threatened species. Panthera receives “High Confidence” in Buffet’s RISE Assessment Test available HERE.
We make sure the organizations we donate to are doing good work. Each non-profit to which we donate, undergoes a RISE Assessment Test, created by the Learning By Giving Foundation to ensure our donations are being used effectively.
Help us do our part. Together we can make a difference.