Panda Protectors

Ezra Draws for the Pandas

My name is Ezra and I am 10 years old. I made my first donation a couple years ago around 2018. Every year starting when I was 6, I have an art card sale. I take drawings I have made and print them onto cards. Then I sell them at a craft fair. This year I made a set of cards with panda drawings and I chose to donate 50% of the sales to Pandas International.  I also chose to donate another $30 from my card sales to make it a total of $80. I am planning on doing this fundraiser for Pandas International for the rest of the years that I do the craft fair and I hope to make more money next year to support the pandas. Thank you Ezra for your continued support and help in saving the giant panda.

Ella Raises $325 for the Giant Pandas

Ella is a 10 year old that has a love of all things panda. She decided instead of a birthday party she would have a fundraiser to help pandas. She put together little bags of panda stickers and panda snacks and  raised $325 from friends and family. We did not expect  so many donations! Thank you Ella for helping to save the giant pandas.

Oceanside Elementary Girls Help the Pandas

A group of girls from Oceanside Elementary School took it upon themselves to help save Panda Bears on the weekend. The girls, who are in Mme. Lawrence’s Grade 3/4 class, were concerned when they learned that Panda Bears are endangered. They made a variety of homemade items for the sale, including clay creations, bracelets, cookies, bookmarks and lemonade. They’re goal was to raise $100, and in the end they raised $235.35 which will go to Pandas International. From left, Ayla, Raeli (a sister/helper), Juliana, Autumn and Sadie. Missing from the photo is Sophie.  

The Village School Continues Adoption of Tong Tong

Our Kindergarten has been learning about the Giant Panda. Our students learned that the giant panda is vulnerable and needs our help! Our Annual Panda Bake Sale has turned into Popcorn for Pandas. For 17 years, the Kindergarten has been adopting Tong Tong, also known as Village, through Pandas International. Each year we have raised the money for the adoption through our community project. This year thanks to the generosity of our community were were able to re-adopt Tong Tong and raise over $1,000.  Thank you Village Kindergarten for continuing to make a difference for the giant pandas!

Pia, Sophia and Ella Raise Funds for the Pandas

Pia, Sophia and Ella held a bake-sale on their street during the summer holidays, selling cupcakes, brownies and homemade lemonade as well as preparing a special cookie that people could guess the weight off for a donation. Through their efforts they have been able to raise a staggering £66 for Pandas International. Thank you for girls for helping the giant pandas.

Brodie Helps the Pandas

My name is Brodie and I am 9 years old. I learned about pandas and the dangers they are in by watching YouTube videos about them. I wanted to do something to help them. Last year, I started two jars for pennies 4 pandas. I collected change for a year. My goal was $50. I collected $120!  I was very excited knowing I saved a lot to help the pandas. Thank you Brodie for helping the giant pandas.  

Jayne Helps the Pandas

My name is Jayne and I turned 11 years old in February of this year. Every year since I was 5 I have chosen to raise money to donate to animal charities for my birthday. Usually I have a collection jar at my birthday party and the invitation asks people to donate instead of giving me gifts. This year, because of Covid, I was not able to have a birthday party, but I knew I wanted to raise money for pandas. I chose pandas because I know they are endangered, and no one wants to lose those sweet little orca bears from the world. 😊 The majority of the stuffed animals that I keep in my bed are pandas. My family loves pandas so much we all have panda stuffies. Since I couldn’t have a party and send invitations asking for donations this year, I raised the money by reaching out to friends, family and family friends through email and asking them to donate money to Pandas International and The World Wildlife Foundation for my birthday. I also had my mom post about my birthday fundraiser on Facebook. I raised more money than I usually do and was able to give $150 to Pandas International. I am so happy that Pandas International is working so hard to care for these wonderful animals. I hope more people will get involved and make sure that the pandas get all the help and support that they need. Thank you Jayne for your dedication and help to save the giant pandas.

The Panda Appeal Helps the Pandas

Sophie, Lucy, Faith, Jessica, Alana and Marta helped the pandas. They are from Northern Ireland and wanted to save the pandas because they love animals. They also think they are cute and playful. These classmates worked for 6 days and sold stuff like key rings, pom-poms, tassels, bookmarks, charms, badges, bracelets and sweets. They have named their group The Panda Appeal and raised £155.88. Thank you to The Panda Appeal for your help in saving the giant panda.    

Olivia Helps the Pandas

Hi, my name is Olivia, and I am 8 years old.  This summer, I learned that pandas are going extinct.  I also learned that pandas only eat bamboo.  But, bamboo is being cut down which means there is less food for the pandas to eat, and that’s part of the reason they are going extinct.  After learning about this, that’s when I knew I had to help the pandas. Because of this, I decided when I had a birthday party with my friends this summer, I did not need gifts.  Instead, I asked people to donate money to help save the pandas.  I really wanted to help them.  I raised $100, and I was able to sponsor two pandas through Pennies 4 Pandas. I think it’s important to help save animals in our world because every single animal is part of our ecosystem, which means that every single animal has a part in the ecosystem.  Without one part of our ecosystem, other parts may come crashing down.  For example, if fish were gone, then bears would not have fish for food, so then they might go extinct.  That’s why it is important to protect all of the animals in the ecosystem. So please donate money for pandas.  It will help the pandas and our ecosystem a lot. Thank you Olivia for your generosity and help with saving the giant pandas.