This very special Koala Australia Fire Charity Charm is a beautiful statement of this amazing animal and we want to ensure you have a lasting memory of your contribution to these displaced animals by way of this charity Baby Koala Bead (pictured bracelet sold separately here). Charm fits Pandora bracelets perfectly.
It is 925 Sterling Silver with dimensions 1.1cm x 0.9cm and comes in a velvet bag.
We have researched established charities who will be there boots on the ground and the RSPCA is an established organizationrather that a pop up donation site with no clarity. They save animals in Australia and have done so for 130 years.
An amount of $5 per sale of this charm will be donated directlyto RSPCA QLD IN YOURHONOR TO THE RSPCA QUEENSLAND SITE WITH A VERIFICATION THANK YOU EMAIL FROM RSPCA. We will also add $3 to the cause for each additional jewelry item purchased on your order along with this item.
RSPCA QLD’s wildlife hospital has been assisting wildlife affected by bushfires continuously since last November, and continues to help injured animals at this time.
RSPCA Qld has a long, rich history of caring for all creatures great and small that spans over 130 years.
From one Inspector and several supporters in its fledgling years, the Society has grown to have over 415 paid staff throughout the state, generously supported by over 5,000 volunteers. Every person who works directly or indirectly with the RSPCA is dedicated to increasing the opportunities and improving the quality of life of each animal in their care. The RSPCA remains an independent animal welfare charity, striving to educate the community on its responsibilities and continuing to protect and enhance the welfare of animals.
Proceeds from Save the Dolphins sales donated to this charity.
Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder (DPMMR), is committed to the conservation and protection of marine mammals, worldwide, through our active involvement in conservation, research, extensive education, and outreach programs. DPMMR leads and operates the only whale and dolphin stranding organization covering 10,000 square miles of marine habitat in the Florida Keys. DPMMR promotes a greater understanding of marine ecosystem science, marine mammal conservation, and environmental stewardship via powerful daily interactions with the general public.
DPMMR trained professionals have been rescuing whales and dolphins in the Florida Keys since 1987. Their Founder, Richard Borguss, had the vision of connecting people with dolphins via meaningful interactions and pioneered the first swim with the dolphin program in the United States in 1980. Rick was also a visionary, who succeeded in one of the first marine mammal rehabilitation efforts, resulting in the successful reintroduction to the wild of a group of sick, stranded rough-toothed dolphins.
It could be a mass stranding. It might be a whale or dolphin tangled in fishing line. No matter the situation, DPMMR professionals are the first responders that the Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission and the National Marine FIsheries Service contact and count on when emergencies arise. DPMMR is an entirely not-for-profit arm of Dolphins Plus that is on call 24/7/365 to assist with any marine mammal emergencies.
Proceeds from Save Sea Turtles sales donated to this charity.
Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is a unique cooperative project of the City of Boca Raton, the Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District, Florida Atlantic University, and Friends of Gumbo Limbo. As a beacon for environmental education, research, and conservation, Gumbo Limbo’s 20 acres on the protected barrier island provide refuge to many varieties of plants and animals - some rare or endangered. It also represents a commitment to protect our natural resources by our staff, volunteers, and the organizations that comprise the Center.
Founded in 1984, Gumbo Limbo is best known for its involvement with protecting the area's sea turtles. The beaches of South Florida serve as a nesting habitat for the loggerhead, green, and leatherback sea turtles. Unfortunately, every species of sea turtle alive today is either classified as a threatened or endangered species. Gumbo Limbo works together with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to protect the area's sea turtles. Since the 1980s, the Boca Raton Sea Turtle Conservation and Research Program at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center has a Marine Conservationist and Marine Turtle Specialists that monitor, record, and study the sea turtle activity on the five miles of Boca Raton's city beach. This group also deals with reports of dead or injured turtles from the Boynton Beach Inlet to the Boca Raton/Deerfield Beach border.
For over three decades, Gumbo Limbo's sea turtle conservation team has come to the aid of sick and injured sea turtles in the Boca Raton area. In 2010 through the joint efforts of the City and Friend of Gumbo Limbo, Gumbo Limbo opened up a rehabilitation facility to treat the wounded turtles on campus. The goal of the rehabilitation program is to treat the turtles until they are able to survive in the wild. The rehabilitation center is one of only six Florida sea turtle rehabilitation centers to accept turtles with Fibropapillomatosis. Fibropapillomatosis (FP) is related to strains of the herpes virus.
Proceeds from SaveSea Turtles sales donated to this charity.
Loggerhead Marinelife Center is an ocean conservation organization and sea turtle hospital located adjacent to one of the most important sea turtle nesting beaches in the world. Open seven days a week, the center features free admission and hosts over 350,000 visitors each year that come from down the street, across the country and around the world.
The Center features an on-site campus hospital, research laboratory, educational exhibits and aquariums, and also operates the Juno Beach Pier, which hosts world-class angling and sightseeing. The Center’s conservation team works with 76 local and international organizations across six continents to form partnerships and share conservation initiatives and best practices that are core to its mission of ocean conservation.
The Center is expanding and has launched its Waves of Progress capital expansion campaign, designed to accelerate and amplify LMC’s conservation and education impact. When complete, the facility will offer one of the world’s most advanced and unique experiences for guests and scientific partners.
Their mission is to promote conservation of ocean ecosystems with a special focus on threatened and endangered sea turtles. Their vision is to be recognized locally and internationally as the leading authority in sea turtle education, research and rehabilitation.
Proceeds from Save Stringrays sales donated to this charity.
Manta Trust is a UK-based charity that was formed in 2011 to co-ordinate global research and conservation efforts for manta rays, their close relatives and their habitat.
As charismatic megafauna, manta rays act as a flagship species, helping to promote and engage the general public in the wider message of marine ecosystem conservation. Through this top down approach to conservation the manta ray becomes the catalyst for change, engaging and motivating the general public, governments and local communities alike.
A UK Registered Charity, the Trust brings together a number of projects from around the globe, both new and long-standing, including the Republic of Maldives, Sri Lanka, Mexico and Indonesia. By conducting long-term, robust studies into manta populations in these locations, the trust aims to build the solid foundations upon which Governments, NGOs and conservationists can make informed and effective decisions to ensure the long-term survival of these animals and their habitat.
Proceeds from Save the Shark sales donated to this charity.
Project AWARE is a registered nonprofit organization working with volunteer scuba divers. With offices in UK, US, and Australia, Project AWARE supports divers acting in their own communities to protect the ocean, with a focus on implementing lasting change in two core areas: shark conservation and marine litter.
Project AWARE, has "mobilized" volunteer efforts such as beach and reef cleaning, coral reef monitoring, shark rallies, and grass root activism, and marine debris data collection. Project AWARE provides tools and resources to engage the general public, and scuba divers in particular, in activities such as letter writing campaigns, petitions and photo campaigns to pressure governments for greater action on preservation and conservation efforts.
Project AWARE's current focus is supporting its movement by providing educational tools and resources that inspire action for ocean protection. These activities include building and engaging a dedicated community of dive leaders and ocean advocates via platforms such as Facebook and My Ocean, Project AWARE’s online eco-network, building and maintaining the first global interactive map on marine debris found on the seabed, providing promotional materials to volunteer organizers of local underwater marine debris surveys, promoting letter-writing campaigns, and joining environmental NGO networks in order to give collective support to member organizations' lobbying efforts. They also work in partnership with PADI dive shops who commit financial support through the 100% AWARE partnership where dive professionals support ocean protection with each student they certify through PADI.
Proceeds from Australian Fire Fund sales donated to this charity.
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Queensland (RSPCA Qld) is one of Australia oldest, largest and leading animal welfare charity, dedicated to improving the lives of all domestic, farmed and native animals throughout Queensland.
They are the leading animal welfare charity in Queensland, currently rehoming more animals than any other organisation in the Southern Hemisphere. As a non-government, community based charity, they are the only charity with the power to prosecute animal cruelty and neglect. They care for displaced domestic pets as well as native wildlife patients in our Brisbane RSPCA Wildlife Hospital.
Each year over 52,000 animals need assistance from the RSPCA. RSPCA Qld requires over $49 million annually to support our animal centres, programs and services. RSPCA Qld, a community based charity receives less than 4% of funding from the government and relies on donations, bequests and sponsorships from ordinary individuals.
Proceeds from Save the Whales sales donated to this charity.
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is an international non-profit, marine wildlife conservation organization whose mission to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the world’s oceans in order to conserve and protect ecosystems and species. They use innovative direct-action tactics to investigate, document, and take action when necessary to expose and confront illegal activities on the high seas. By safeguarding the biodiversity of our delicately balanced ocean ecosystems, Sea Shepherd works to ensure their survival for future generations.
From the gentle giants of the sea to its smallest creatures, Sea Shepherd’s mission is to protect all marine life species living in our oceans. Their campaigns have defended whales, dolphins, seals, sharks, penguins, turtles, fish, krill and aquatic birds from poaching, unsustainable fishing, habitat destruction, and exploitive captivity.
From our inception in 1977, as a small organization with one boat, Sea Shepherd has grown to become a global movement of thousands of passionate and courageous volunteers working on the decks of ten ships – and soon to be more – operating all around the planet. Their message over these last four decades has been consistent and transparent: we expose, intercept, and oppose illegal operations that damage and destroy marine wildlife and habitats.
Sea Shepherd has pioneered a unique and effective approach to ocean conservation. Supported by our dedicated crews, they provide ships, equipment, technical advice, and consultation to multiple partners, including local communities and government agencies around the world.
Their range is vast. They have successfully stopped poachers and habitat destruction in Benin, Ecuador, Gabon, Indonesia, Italy, Liberia, Mexico, Namibia, and multiple other countries. Their efforts are unrelenting. They have facilitated hundreds of arrests, the seizure of dozens of poaching vessels, and the confiscation of thousands of illegal nets. Their successes are widely heralded and they have received multiple awards, including the Amazon Peace Prize from Ecuador and the Distinguished Service Medal from Liberia, among others.
Proceeds from SaveSea Turtles sales donated to this charity.
SEE Turtles was launched in 2008 as the world's first effort to protect these species through ecotourism. Originally fiscally-sponsored by the Ocean Foundation and most recently Oceanic Society. SEE Turtles protects endangered sea turtles throughout Latin America and the world by supporting community-based conservation efforts. They're a non-profit organization that protects sea turtles through conservation travel and volunteer tours, educational programs, and Billion Baby Turtles.
Their Billion Baby Turtles program help save sea turtle hatchlings on important nesting beaches around the world, work with the tourism industry to end the turtleshell trade, and educate students and travelers about how to help save sea turtles.
Too Rare To Wear is a campaign working to end the demand for turtleshell products. Their conservation trips provide volunteer and financial support for conservation efforts and our school programs help teachers and students learn about these incredible animals and how to protect them. Their latest program, Divers For Turtles, inspires divers and the dive industry to support turtle conservation efforts.
Proceeds from Save the Oceans sales donated to this charity.
The Florida Aquarium is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, publicly operated institution located in Tampa, Florida, United States. It is a large scale, 250,000-square-foot (23,000 m2) aquarium and is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. This means they are a leader in conservation and education, supporting programs for wildlife and having a strong educational component in the forms of summer camps, school trips, etc. The facility is home to more than 7,000 aquatic plants and animals from Florida and all over the world.
The mission statement of the Florida Aquarium is to "entertain, educate and inspire stewardship of the natural environment." One way they accomplish this is through their educational programming. Several times a year adults can attend Evening Tide Talks, which are lectures given by renowned scientists, photographers, explorers, and researchers.
The world has lost 25% of its coral over the past 30 years. Over 250 years, the state of Florida has seen 50% of its coral disappear, due to pollution, human contact, bleachings, and now an idiopathic disease the is killing the US’s only inshore reef tract.
To fight this loss, and attempt to save the coral – of extreme importance to the well-being of the state - the Florida Aquarium has joined a consortium led by the University of Miami, including NOVA Southeastern University, coral conservation organization SECORE International, and the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum. The goal is to restore 125 acres of coral reef by planting 150,000 coral colonies, including five species of coral, by 2022.
We regularly work with and supporting new 'Save the Ocean' 501c3 charities. This list is regularly updated.