Please join us in this fundraiser to help Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo and their efforts to facilitate park ranger training, and gorilla and elephant conservation.
We are the Cornell Nature Society from Cornell University!
Our mission statement states:
"Our club seeks to conserve and enrich the environment... we aim to improve and defend the livelihood of animals... We wish to promote awareness, to take action on these principles and to share the importance of sustaining nature with those who cherish the earth."
The Virunga National Park is Africa's oldest national park and is situated in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Increase in the Ivory trade and oil industries exposes many elephants, gorillas, and park rangers to life-threatening situations on a daily basis.
A few of the ongoing projects include:
In order to promote our love for animals and the environment, we are fundraising on campus and through this online campaign to raise awareness for wildlife, land preservation and ranger safety in Virunga National Park.
Join us in this cause! Every bit counts!
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The average share raises $97.