We came, we ran, we ate. And with the help of 30+ volunteers, the day went off with relatively few glitches. We raised almost $35,000 to protect Tanzania’s elephants in the Ivory Detection Dog program. (Actually, the total raised so far is $33,843.52, but we’re still fund-raising). Our trained Ivory Detector Dogs, Ben and Charlie, are on their way to Tanzania now, and every little bit helps reach our goal. There’s still time to give — help us get to a round $35,000! It’s easy. Click this link to donate directly to WCS (The Wildlife Conservation Society).
WATCH VIDEO OF THE DAY HERE
A picture is worth 1,000 words, but a video needs no introduction. Enjoy:
Some fun race facts:
- The Turkey Trot 5K attracted 242 runners
- The Tanzanian Bodybuilders were mind-blowingly memorable
- Fastest runner came in first wearing flip-flops
SEE RACE PHOTOS HERE
See if you can spot yourself or your friends. Check out the picture gallery here.
Fun feast news:
- 220 people came and ate traditional Thanksgiving turkey dinner
- There were over 25 pies!
- Total raised (so far!) was $33,843.52
SEE DINNER PHOTOS HERE
Check out the picture gallery here.
Help reach our goal!
We’re still fund-raising for the Ivory Detection Dog program. Ben and Charlie (the two dogs) are on their way to Tanzania, but we are still short of our goal. Every little bit helps, and there’s still time to give. It’s easy. Click this link to support our program. Help us reach our goal!
And please say Asante Sana! to our sponsors (Thank you!)