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Week one results! Week two challenge!

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

13 thoughts on “Week one results! Week two challenge!”

  1. I have signed up on wordless just to reply to you. I think what you are doing is brilliant! watch out for a postcard soon.
    P.s we have only just become aware of the Dolphin Slaughter and Sea Shepherd. We will be steering our “ship” over the next couple of years to help!

    Best wishes Jon!

  2. Trev and Momo will be sending theirs out tomorrow, we dont have alot of kids to sign them, but trust me you know them, they have a lot to say. And to say we are proud to know you and what you are doing is an understatement. You are amazing! Thanks again for all you do…

    Audra, Trev and Momo

  3. Elora, the Real Activist teenage or not. What you are doing is beyond the call of inspiring. You continue to amaze me and anyone else that has heard of your passionate concerns for dolphins. The U tube updating of the days mail is another clever method of creating positive energy regarding the mail-in campaign. Further the prizes are attractive and should be incentives for participants. This is trite but U Rock Young Lady!

    1. Aw! Thank you so much! I can’t even describe how much I appreciate support like yours! I’m really excited about this letter writing campaign, it upsets me we even have to create campaigns such as this and the cove guardian campaign! But the oceans need our help. Thanks again 🙂

  4. Wesley would like to help you, he is going to ask his friends at the Motorcycle meeting Wednesday if they will help out. Love you and see you soon.

  5. Watch out for a letter, and hopefully many more, as I am sending out an email containing all the info asking my contacts to help fill the sack(s)!
    I ex

  6. Hi Elora!
    I my family is sending postcards this week! One from each of us!
    Watch out for postcards from Arizona from the Walz family!
    Thank you for all your hard work for the dolphins, please don’t ever give up.

  7. Hello, I will definitely get my brothers and sisters to wright letters!! (I’m the third child in a family of 8 kids, so that’s a lot of letters)

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