HERD (Hoedspruit Elephant Rehabilitation & Development) South Africa is hosting its 2nd Annual TRAILS FOR TRUNKS event to coincide with the 2023 World Elephant Day Weekend. This will include a live event in South Africa and a VIRTUAL EVENT WORLDWIDE. And there is still time (deadline is 12 August 2023) to adopt a HERD elephant (JABULANI is one sweet elephant) for a chance to win a prize!
*** For those in South Africa there will be a run/cycle (5km 10km 21km) event on World Elephant Day Saturday 12 August 2023 for the benefit of HERD’s Elephant Orphanage.
– Your entry fee includes a ‘Goodie Bag’ and more! See HERD’s ‘Facebook Trails for Trunks 2023!’ For more information. Copy and paste link (2) in Sources below.
“HERD Trust relies on public funding to cover the operational costs to care for and support elephant orphans and the rescued herd. All profits from the event go to HERD Trust.” (1)
*** For those of us in America & the rest of the world there will be a WORLDWIDE VIRTUAL EVENT held over the World Elephant Day Weekend; Friday, Saturday & Sunday 11 – 13 August 2023.
– It is FREE to participate. Choose an activity you enjoy (walking, running, cycling, dancing, swimming, skating or even cheering a participant on from sidelines).
– PRINT OUT YOUR BIBS with your chosen activity. Copy and paste link (4) in Sources below. Activities include CHEER, CYCLE, DANCE, GOLF, GYM, HIKE, LIFT, RIDE, ROW, RUN, SKATE, SKI, SPONSOR, SURF, SWIM, WALK
- Share your photos on Social Media with the hashtags #HERD #trailsfortrunks #WorldElephantDay
- ADOPT AN ELEPHANT Copy and paste link (6) in Sources below. https://herd.org.za/adopt-an-elephant/ before the deadline of 12 August 2023 FOR A CHANCE TO WIN ‘A Supervirtual Experience with Adine, Tigere, and the elephants!’ (3) in the prize draw.‘For every $50.00 US currency spent on elephant adoptions’ you get one prize draw entry or (‘for South Africans, every R500 gets you one entry’) (3)
Other ways to support HERD (Hoedspruit Elephant Rehabilitation & Development)
How to Donate, HELP THE HERD (5)
Images: #TrailsForTrunks Bibs (4) & HERD elephant herd (7) Full copyright belongs to HERD
(2) ‘Facebook Trails for Trunks 2023!’ Event held in South Africa
(3) ‘Facebook Trails for Trunks 2023 – WORLDWIDE EVENT’
(7) cc video ‘Join the Herd & Move Like an Elephant this World Elephant Day! | Trails for Trunks’ (2022) https://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=dM5EN6jZdFo
(8) Twitter https://twitter.com/ESHelephants
(9) HERD Facebook https://www.facebook.com/HERDElephantsSA/
HERD (Hoedspruit Elephant Rehabilitation & Development) Facebook (9)
Elephant Spoken Here Facebook
Elephant Spoken Here twitter @ESHelephants (8)