It’s Orangutan Awareness Week – go orange, go wild!

It’s that time of year again to show your colours for orangutans.  Whether at school, work or home do something for orangutans this week!

A huge thank you to everyone who is taking part. If you haven’t done so let us know what you are up to. Remember you could win a fabulous Body Shop hamper (worth over £100) if you come top in one of the following categories: ‘Most Fundraised Income,’ ‘Most Inventive Use Of Orange’ and ‘Most PR Generated’ - a great incentive to get involved!

A special thank you to:

The Body Shop Foundation  - check out the Body Shop’s Sumatran Trekker’s awesome online auction this week.

1st Crichton Brownies who are holding an orangutan cafe, dressing in orange and as orangutans and are being waitresses for the evening.

Pam Swan who is organising an orange themed tea party, raffle and bring & buy sale.

Colchester Zoo are celebrating this week and are going orange on wednesday 14th November.

Christy Harrison is organising an ape-themed film and live music night at local pub in London.

Check out Orangutan Republic Foundation for a list of what is happening internationally.

And just in case you need a little reminder of why….

Joson at Camp Siswoyo, Lamandau River Wildlife Reserve October 2012

Here’s Joson, a 4-year old orphaned orangutan, rescued last month by Orangutan Foundation.

Thank you

From everyone at Orangtan Foundation

 

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