Whereas learning communications and enterprise administration in school, Annic developed a ardour for philanthropy, and started working for not-for-profit associations in Madagascar. Quick ahead to 2013, Annic packed her baggage and moved to the Huge Apple, New York Metropolis. She joined Wild Tomorrow Fund this March as our workplace and challenge administrator. This 12 months will probably be her first marathon, operating for the wildlife she cares deeply about. Annic notably loves her nation’s very particular sifaka (all of that are threatened or endangered), and likewise the unimaginable baobab timber.
As a community-level associate, Wild Tomorrow Fund’s “Staff Elephant” runners should every increase $3,000 to assist us shield wildlife and wild locations in southern Africa. Funds raised will assist us to save lots of and restore our wildlife hall in South Africa, which is able to broaden and reconnect wild house for elephants, rhinos, leopards, lions and different threatened species together with dwarf chameleons, valuable orchids and different ‘little issues’ that every one matter within the advanced net of interconnected life.
“This 12 months, I made a decision to problem myself and I’m dedicating my run to a trigger that’s necessary to me,” says Annic on her private fundraising web page. “Rising up in Madagascar, I’ve cultivated a love of wildlife and animals but in addition witnessed the challenges of biodiversity and habitat loss domestically primarily from wildfires and searching. Up to now years, I’ve actively sought methods to develop into extra immediately concerned in advocating for our planet and its inhabitants. I’ve been personally impressed with the deep impression Wild Tomorrow Fund has had in Africa.”
“Individuals usually ask me why do I run?” mentioned Annic. “I run for the love of operating! I cherish the ‘ME’ time whereas I’m operating, I benefit from the music and the beat, the view, and I get to admire the attractive surroundings.”