Help Jane Goodall inspire youth

$10,495 of $12,000 goal

Raised by 83 people in 12 months
My name is Alan Bartels. During breakfast with my friend, Jane Goodall, it was suggested that I write a children's book about prairie dogs and the many animals which rely on prairie dogs for food, and use their burrows for shelter. The book is now written and illustrated. The illustrator and I are donating the proceeds of this book to Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots program. And, Jane wrote the foreword to the book. We need $12,000 for printing, for marketing, website development and creation of promotional materials and nationwide distribution.

Prairie dogs inhabit less than 1% of their former range. What is left is highly fragmented. This book makes enemies of nobody, and teaches that anyone can make a difference - even a young child. I hope you'll make a difference by contributing today. Thank you.
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Thanks, Prairie Dog Coalition/Humane Society of the United States, for your $500 sponsorship of my children's book project.
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Merry Christmas and thanks for your support of my children's book project. Here's a little update for the holidays: I'm working back and forth with account managers at Mascot Books, so, the process of printing and publishing is underway. There were unforeseen delays every step of the way, promises of support that didn't come through and other stumbling blocks - I have sure learned a lot so far. The next book will go smoother, and I hope to have this one to you early in 2018. Happy holidays. www.gofundme.com/help-alan-save-prairie-dogs
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We made our preliminary goal. Anything more we receive means printing more books and spreading this important message further. We've even got some orders for the books. Thanks for everyone who has helped so far. Please share.
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Nice review of our children's project on Good For All News: Please share with family freinds. Still a ways to go. http://news.janegoodall.org/2017/08/28/saving-prairie-dogs-one-childrens-book-time/
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$10,495 of $12,000 goal

Raised by 83 people in 12 months
Created February 19, 2017
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PC
$500
Prairie Dog Coalition
3 days ago (Offline Donation)
2
2
RS
$500
Rowe Sanctuary
15 days ago (Offline Donation)
2
2
$43
Anonymous
22 days ago (Offline Donation)
2
2
JL
$7
Jennifer Lewis
23 days ago (Offline Donation)
2
2

Thanks, Jennifer Lewis, for donating your commission on selling my print, to the children's book project.

SD
$50
Steve Dodson
4 months ago (Offline Donation)
2
2
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