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Save the Last Rhinos

$26,392 of $20,000 goal

Raised by 268 people in 12 months
The African Northern White Rhino is extinct. 

Three rhinos will be killed today in South Africa, home to 80% of the worlds remaining rhino population. 

Everyday, their numbers diminish. 

Enter EDGE: Formed to find a solution to protect the remaining and critically endangered rhino and support those who stand against poachers. EDGE is the latest evolution in Rhino protection -- an ambitious, innovative and aggressive approach to turning the tide in the fight.  To saving the calf, the mother, the bull; to best prepare those who have given their lives to stand between the Rhino and the Poacher. 

In two months we begin an ambitious plan to work on both sides of reserve fences to protect the animals that remain -- including lion and elephant, which are being poached daily. 

WE HAVE BEEN OFFERED A $50,000.00 GRANT to match this campaign to expand a Ranger K9 program and community effort.  These are real and radical solutions that will make a difference.

We can do this. You can help. 

Your donation will: 
 
-Support a canine program to stop poachers and protect rangers 
-Provide gear and training to the rangers on the front lines 
-Help prevent youth from being recruited to poach by education, photography and wellness programs
-Support first aid and a research campaign in impoverished hotspots 

If you donate at least $25: 

-You could win an iPad
-You could win a skype call with actors Bethany Joy Lenz, Khandyse McClure or Elias Toufexis!  

If you donate at least $100: 

-You could win a trip with us to tour our conservation sights in Africa!  


Every day, rhinos have their faces hacked off.  
31468764_1532038074201827_r.jpegEvery day, rhino fetuses are cut from the mother's womb for the ounce of skull growing on their head.  

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Rhinos have evolved to have no natural predators, save for the .458 caliber bullet.  They reproduce one calf every 22 months. Their population is marked for extinction, for genocide.  

Join us.  

Donate, Share, Care.

Find out more at www.ecodefensegroup.org.

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Everyone -- We're more than HALFWAY THERE!

Please share, as the donations are making a difference, and this campaign will protect rangers and develop their communities. It's a huge step in EDGE's efforts.

PLEASE SHARE IT, and help us cross the finish line.
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Hey everyone! We're closing in on 14k!

Thank you for getting us this far. The team is currently in the air, and we appreciate the fundraising wind at our backs.

We badly need the donations to support our efforts (see our website and social!) over the next few weeks. This is an intense and ambitious time for us -- please share your donation and the link to anyone you can, invite friends on FB and tag people on twitter!

If you're following our Instagram, FB or twitter, you'll see where your money is going. We're doing amazing things this month -- honored to be on the frontlines, supporting the bravest and most devoted in the efforts to save endangered wildlife.
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GREETINGS!

We have GREAT NEWS: our campaign, with your help, has crossed $10,000!

That's A HUGE STEP toward our goal.

We ask you now: help us keep the momentum.

Share, contribute, like, tweet, post and invite -- our project begins next month, and we can't let down the brave men and women protecting the rhino, the communities we want to help. Time is ticking.

With you, we'll make history. TWO THINGS:

1) We've been offered a $50,000 MATCHING GRANT when we meet our goal. This money kicks in to support the Rangers, but only when we hit our mark! Don't let us lose this!

2) We've offered a new incentive -- see the video attached! And yes, if you donate more than once, you get more than one shot.

THANK YOU AGAIN, and if you'd like to join our mailing list, please click the link here:

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-Team EDGE
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Hello everyone.

Our ambitious campaign is moving forward quickly today. We can't thank you enough for your support. We've passed the $4,000 mark and we want to hit $5,000 as quickly as possible -- that's 10% of our goal.

The snowball is rolling, and we ask you to continue to help us down this mountain. Please RT, share on FB, invite friends to help. This is a community effort!

Because meeting our goal in this campaign is important. It will save lives, both human and animal. Join us in supporting those that have put their lives on the line.

And join us in the bush, in Africa. It will change your life.
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$26,392 of $20,000 goal

Raised by 268 people in 12 months
Funds raised will benefit:
Ecological Defense Group
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