Leigh Thomas
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Easy going, wine drinking, animal loving, photograph taking, bovine manager.
I am raising funds for Wildlife ACT Fund
I have the privilege of being one of 36 runners that have been invited to participate in the 6th Rhino Peak Challenge on 12 December 2020 – a 21km half marathon up the steep slopes of the Rhino in the southern Drakensberg, to raise much needed funds for the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) and Wildlife ACT (WACT), towards Rhino and Vulture conservation, as well as other similar projects. Each pledge towards my goal will gain one entry into a lucky draw as follows:R100 – R350 ($10 - $35): A pair of running shorts/leggings from Hera Sportswear – choose your size/pattern - worth R560R350 - R750 ($35 - $75): A case of Painted Wolf Wines - worth R1000R750 ($75) or more: Three nights’ midweek stay in a Luxury room, including breakfast for 2 people, at Fordoun Hotel and Spa in the KZN Midlands. Prize includes a Guided tour of the Bill Barnes Conservancy, KZN Crane Foundation and the wetlands of Kildare - worth R7 800.00Deposits can also be made directly into the linked bank account below, to avoid extra fees. Deposits into the bank account must reference THOMAS/WACT to be allocated correctly.DRAKENSBERG CONSERVATION INITIATIVEFIRST NATIONAL BANKACCOUNT NO – 62755725771BRANCH CODE – 221025SWIFT – FIRNZAJJBANK ADDRESS – FNB Underberg, 1 Main St, Underberg, 3257REF – THOMAS/WACTThank you so much for your support!! Food for thought: $150 is a third of the monthly minimum wage in South Africa and could help to keep our game rangers employed in the fight against poaching.
R 12,400
raised of the R 25,000 target
of the target
Kicking Cancer's Butt!!
This year we lost a brave, unforgettable man to Cancer. Themi Venturas was a remarkable man who's love for the arts and theatre left such a strong footprint on the South African stage that he will undoubtedly be remembered for years to come for his amazing contribution to the Arts in our country. We are all devastated by his passing. In addition to this, a close family friend has also been targeted by this relentless disease, and at the age of only 33, has had a radical bilateral mastectomy to eradicate her diagnosed breast cancer. With two beautiful healthy children, and an amazing family and support structure, she is positive for the future. You are so brave my friend, you go girl!Please help me to raise some funds towards the ongoing fight against Cancer! Near or far, every single one of us has been affected in some way by this awfully debilitating disease. Every little bit helps towards finding a cure and kicking cancer's butt for good!And I'll be out there swimming my butt off (literally) to earn your contributions!
R 1,073
raised of the R 10,000 target
of the target
Swim for PinkDrive!
Everyone knows someone who has battled or is busy fighting CANCER. You can help fight too by donating towards the Pink Drive, South Africa´s best-loved Breast Cancer Community Carer is the indispensable, tangible breast cancer Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) powering South Africa´s first mobile PinkDrive Mammography Unit and PinkDrive Educational Unit through our country, driving home the fact that `Early Detection Saves Lives´.All PinkDrive units travel to semi-urban and urban areas around South Africa with the aim of enabling all medically uninsured access to women’s health services. These services include free education on women’s health, free mammograms, free pap smears, free clinical examinations and how to do breast self-examinations.The first mobile screening unit successfully launched in the Western Cape in 2011 and operated through local clinics, community health centers and hospitals. PinkDrive has extended our service to the Gauteng region and offers the same cancer screening services.To bridge the gap of inaccessibility of access to affordable and convenient cancer screening services, PinkDrive, with the sponsorship of Metropolitan Health, opened the ‘Hello Clinic ‘ at the Pretoria station.PinkDrive also has representation in KwaZulu Natal.
R 3,300
raised of the R 5,000 target
of the target
Save Our Rhino's!!!
After riding the Imfolozi MTB challenge this past weekend, and having had the privilege of spotting 9 White Rhino in the park, I feel compelled to urge you all to stand up with me against Rhino poaching. More than 550 Rhino's have been poached in South Africa in 2013 so far, and we're only half way through the year. Everyone I know out there can afford at least R100 donation to save these beautiful creatures before it is too late. I would like my children to be able to see Rhino's on their holidays one day, what about you?? Every little bit helps, no amount is too small. So, if you were thinking of putting some money towards a birthday present for my 30th this year, I would like you to donate it to a good cause instead and help to save the Rhino. Check out my blog at http://gigaf.org/14u8lvI to see what's in it for you!
R 750
raised of the R 10,000 target
of the target
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