Group Sure We Peli-CAN! With Neighborhood Help, Conquers the Bridge As soon as Once more
On Labor Day 45 members of Group Sure We Peli-CAN! participated within the annual Conquer the Bridge Race in San Pedro, CA.
Chook Rescue supporters in proper blue crew shirts may very well be noticed on two iconic California bridges on Labor Day, September 2, 2019.
Group sponsors included Chevron and Bakeology.
In San Pedro, 45 members of Group Sure We Peli-CAN! walked and ran over the Vincent Thomas Bridge within the 11th annual Conquer the Bridge Race. This neighborhood occasion, a part of the area’s Fleet Week celebration, attracts 1000’s of contributors and provides the proper alternative for Chook Rescue to boost consciousness of the birds that share our native habitat and the work that we do for them.
On the identical time, volunteers from our San Francisco Bay-Delta Wildlife Middle and their mascot canine, Finnegan, walked collectively over the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in help of the crew’s efforts. “I used to be thrilled to see so many members of our Chook Rescue household united, right here in San Pedro and a whole bunch of miles away in Northern California, taking over this bodily problem and being an lively a part of our communities and selling the vital work that we do for the birds” mentioned Angie Trumbo, Sure We Peli-CAN! Group captain.
All summer season lengthy, Group Sure We Peli-CAN! Has labored to fundraise in help of animal care at our wildlife facilities with a purpose of reaching $15,000 by race day. Due to their efforts, a beneficiant crew sponsorship from Chevron, and quite a few donations from the general public and Chook Rescue supporters, we surpassed our purpose, bringing in slightly below $16,000!
With one other profitable run as Group Sure We Peli-CAN! beneath our belts, we sit up for subsequent yr and bringing the crew again for Conquer the Bridge 2020!
Runners and walkers on the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro, CA. Pictures by Worldwide Chook Rescue
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