Keep sending post cards and letters! It only takes 5 minutes to write out your thoughts, do it for the dolphins!
So, This last Tuesday my first postcard came in the mail! Congratulations Doreen W. from Auburn, Washington. You won a stone from the Cove and an autographed picture of the cove! Your prize will be mailed this week.
This week I received 7 letters and/or post cards! Which was awesome because people actually care enough to write! I know that 7 isn’t a lot, but it was only week one and I’m seeing lots of comments on Facebook and Twitter from people saying they are getting involved and forwarding the campaign onto their friends. I have faith we can fill a mail sack!
Remember why we are doing this! The dolphin slaughter in Taiji is the most horrific sight I have ever seen. Thousands upon thousands of dolphins have lost their lives in Taiji, Japan. Dolphins and Whales are some of the most intelligent species on this planet. They are self aware, they have families that they travel with life long, they nurse their young, and they have learned to understand us… but we cannot understand them. I could go on and on.
The slaughter of dolphins happens all over Japan, not only Taiji. Taiji is known because of the 2009 movie, The Cove. We feel if we can stop the slaughter in Taiji that the laws will change all over Japan. Then we can move on to help dolphins being slaughtered elsewhere in the world. You have to start somewhere… and like Ric O’Barry said, “If we can’t end it here, in this one little Cove, there is no hope”.
Please send a postcard to: PO Box 853 Edmonds, WA 98020-0853 USA , and urge Japan to stop killing dolphins! For more information about this campaign see this link here.
And now for this weeks contest!
1. Since I did not receive letter #100 this last week that challenge will carry on into this week. The person who sends me letter #100 will win an autographed SSCS flag (small) and a SSCS bumper sticker.
2. The first group of kids to send me a large envelope filled with letters, drawings, or post cards from themselves and their friends, school class, church group, summer camp, sports teams, etc. etc. will win a large SSCS flag!
3. Leave a comment below telling me that you are sending a letter or postcard! I will pick 2 random numbers and if I have a card from those people, they win! I know this is probably confusing, so say that I get ten comments saying “I’m sending a postcard”, I’ll choose two random numbers… say… 5 and 8, if I have post cards from the people who left comments 5 and 8 then they win! I hope that makes sense! The numbers will be drawn randomly. Those 2 winners will win the SSCS Eco Bracelet.
I’m looking forward to this week’s postcards and letters! Thank you to everyone who sent in postcards this week, keep them coming!!
Swim Far, Swim Fast, Swim Deep,
Elora Malama West