Many of us love animals and sometimes it can be hard to try and find ways to help protect the planet’s amazing creatures. Natalie and Haley experienced that frustration and that’s why they founded Friends for Wildlife and became Earth Rangers to help Bring Back the Wild™. Here’s a letter from Natalie and Haley about how they are helping animals thanks to a little hard work and some tasty beach cakes!
Dear Earth Rangers:
Hi! It’s Friends for Wildlife Natalie and Haley speaking. We love animals and we love to help them but we don’t like seeing them becoming extinct. We also don’t like seeing them hurt or in pain. This is what happened on our school yard. A deer tried to jump over a picketed fence and injured her stomach.
We heard of the Bring Back the Wild program through our school. Last summer we started fundraising by selling cakes on our street. We baked and decorated beach cakes to fit the summer season. After fundraising for a day, we created a commercial to send to family and friends. Everybody was so generous. Some people even donated extra money to support the cause!
We think that kids around the world should think about these words: we are friends with you so why can’t you be friends with animals too?
These words are FFW’s slogan. It means that we want equality for animals too. We also feel that Earth Rangers is a great organization because it encourages everyone to help different animals not just the animals they know like cats and dogs but animal like pine martens, ring-tailed lemurs and black and white tegu.
We are beginning to plan our next summer fundraiser. Hopefully it will be just as successful as our first one. Our goal is to raise more than our first fundraiser.
Haley and Natalie
Thanks Haley and Natalie for sharing with us your thoughts on animals and what inspired you to help protect them. Whether you form a group like Friends for Wildlife or you go solo, every action you take makes a difference and you too can protect animals and help Bring Back the Wild™!