My friend Christine Horace started a Crowdrise page to raise money for the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, an organization that rescues and rehabilitates orphaned (mainly due to poaching) elephants.
Donations go to the US Friends of the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust to help support the rearing and rehabilitation of the orphans.
Visiting the orphanage was one of the highlights of her trip to Kenya where she learned that baby elephants can die from loneliness. The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust provides a human and elephant family where the elephants can continue todevelop normally and one day return to the wild.
Christine also started a quilt blanket as part of "Stitching for Elephants." Blankets play an important role in the recovery and rehabilitation of orphaned elephants at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust's nursery. More information: http://www.dswtwildernessjournal.com/orphans-in-blankets/
Christine's blanket is over half finished and she asked me to create a haiku to stitch into one of the panels.
ash-leaden baby feet for
rolling whirling Earth
Check out the project: