SAVE THE FROGS! Distributes $5,480 in Grants
Dear SAVE THE FROGS! Supporter,
SAVE THE FROGS! is pleased to announce that based on all of our donor's support, we were able to this week distribute $5,480 in grants to help fund 2012 Save The Frogs Day events in five countries. Congratulations to this year's Save The Frogs Day Award winners:
* Nurul Islam - Chittagong, Bangladesh: $2,000
* Gilbert Adum - Kumasi, Ghana: $2,000
* Avalon Theisen, Age 10, Tampa, FL, USA: $500
* Jayaditya Purkayastha, Guwahati, India - $480
* Dr. Krishan Sharma, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India - $300
* Izabela Barata, Minas Gerais, Brazil - $200
These frog savers have proven their abilities and dedication in the past, and these awards will ensure their 2012 Save The Frogs Day events are huge successes. Congratulations again to the recipients, and thanks again to all of our donors. I know we all look forward to seeing photos from their upcoming events!
Notaden bennetti, Australia, photo by Jason Richard
Help fund more Save The Frogs Day Awards!
Help us reach our 2012 goal of 200+ events in 30 countries by ensuring that event organizers have the funds they need to put on successful, well-attended educational events this Save The Frogs Day. We have many supporters - especially in developing countries - who are currently seeking funds to enable or supercharge their event. Remember that Save The Frogs Day is our #1 greatest opportunity to spread awareness of amphibian extinctions and get people actively protecting frogs and other amphibians. Your support right now is crucial!
Save The Frogs Day 2012 Limited Edition Poster
In commemoration of the 4th Annual Save The Frogs Day, we present this limited edition 18x24" print featuring a Night Spirit Frog (Leptopelis spiritusnoctis) I photographed in Ankasa National Park, in western Ghana. All proceeds from the sale of this poster go to help fund the Save The Frogs Day events being organized by SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana, the first international branch of SAVE THE FROGS! Order a poster at:
Thanks to SAVE THE FROGS! Graphic Design Wizard Alyson Lee for the graphic design assistance!
"I got the posters super fast. They arrived yesterday. Thank you! I will be giving one to my son's school and another to my niece's school." -- Green Frog Member Tracy Doige
Start your own Save The Frogs Day Fundraising Webpage
Now you easily create your very own SAVE THE FROGS! Fundraising Webpage and start raising money for the frogs! It's free and the frogs will love you for it. Just click "Create your Fundraising Page" on the right side of:
You'll be amazed how much support you'll get from your friends and family when you ask them to donate to SAVE THE FROGS! Good luck!
Australian Lacelid (Nyctimistes dayi) photo by SAVE THE FROGS! Advisory Committee Member Dave Hall
Eight Ways to Spread The Word about Save The Frogs Day
Check out our brand new webpage, listing eight ways you can Spread The Word About Save The Frogs Day:
Tusked Frog (Adelotus brevis), Conondale Range, Australia
Seattle Save The Frogs Day 5K Registration Has Begun
Registration for the Save The Frogs Day 5K has begun! Please register online by April 1st, 2012 to get the best price, and to help us with our planning and pre-race fundraising. Please spread the word to your friends in Seattle. All proceeds from this event go to SAVE THE FROGS' worldwide amphibian conservation efforts!
$25 for individuals (includes one Save The Frogs 5K T-shirt*)
$60 for family (includes two Save The Frogs 5K T-shirts*)
Day of Race Registration:
$30 for individuals; $65 for family
*T-shirts can be picked up at the event registration table. Registering April 1 or after does not guarantee you a Save The Frogs 5K shirt, though if t-shirts remain, we will try to get you a free one! So please register before April 1 so we can guarantee you a t-shirt! Thanks!
Learn more about the Seattle Save The Frogs Day 5K at : www.savethefrogs.com/5k
Please register your Save The Frogs Day event
If you are holding any type of Save The Frogs Day event, please register your event! It is extremely important that you register your event so that:
(1) SAVE THE FROGS! knows exactly how much is happening on Save The Frogs Day.
We can display your event on the Save The Frogs Day Events Page. This will help people in your area hear of your event and have the chance to attend.
(3) You become eligible for Save The Frogs Day event funding in future years.
(4) You become eligible for graphic design assistance...we can potentially help put you in touch with a SAVE THE FROGS! Graphic Design volunteer.
(5) We really like to know how many events are taking place!
Thanks for all your support,
Dr. Kerry Kriger
Save The Frogs
Founder, Executive Director & Ecologist
Ubirr Sunset, Kakadu National Park, Australia