ERNA’s First Elephant

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Join us in welcoming Elephant Refuge North America’s First Resident, Bo!

 

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Welcome to Elephant Aid International

Elephant Aid International (EAI) is a nonprofit organization that creates innovative approaches to the care and management of elephants. With the combined efforts of international scientists, veterinarians, mahouts, elephant owners and elephant welfare supporters, EAI is helping to change how the public relates to elephants; how elephant owners view their elephants; how mahouts (elephant handlers) and elephant caregivers train elephants; and how captive elephants are cared for worldwide.

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Welcome Bo essay contest

EAI Essay Contest 2021 “Welcome, Bo!”

The EAI Education Committee recently rolled out the First Annual Essay Contest. The 2021 contest focuses on Bo’s arrival at ERNA. Students will learn more about elephants and their habitats, become an Elephant Ambassador, and have the chance to win prizes. The contest is open to students in Grades 3–8. Submissions are due by January 22, 2022, which is Bo’s 35th birthday!

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Elephant Aid International Unveils New Learning Center!

EAI Unveils New Learning Center!

The EAI Education Committee is excited to announce the addition of the Learning Center page to our website. The page, which was created by educators for both teachers and students, currently hosts five tabs: EleFAQs, Reading List, Make a Difference, Projects and the EleAmbassador Program.

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Special Announcements

Birthday Fundraiser

Create a Facebook Fundraiser for Your Birthday
Your family and friends probably all know that you are very passionate about elephants. But do you really need another stuffed elephant? We didn't think so!

Facebook gives you the option to create a fundraising campaign that you can share with your family and friends to let them know that this year—in lieu of gifts—you would like a donation to be made to Elephant Aid International. It’s easy to set up, and you can even customize it with your own photo! Not your birthday? Consider hosting a fundraiser in honor of your favorite pet, family member or just because you care. Thank you!

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