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Support Us

People support us in many ways and we are grateful to each and every one.

Whether you come to one of our events, run a marathon or a mile, hold a coffee morning or show your support by shopping from your sofa, every pound makes a big difference.

Thank you.

Take on one of charity challenges and help raise vital funds for worldwide conservation. Choose from iconic events, runs, walks, cycles and more.

Donate to our 21 For 21 campaign and just £21 supports twenty-one projects all around the world.

Are you an artist, photographer or writer? Enter one of our creative initiatives and you’ll be helping to raise awareness about extinction and habitat loss as well as helping to raise funds for our projects.

Be a part of our growing community,  have a say in the projects we support, and have access to exclusive extra content and offers.

One of the simplest ways to support – sign up for AmazonSmile. It’s the same Amazon you know but every time you shop, Amazon Smile donates to your nominated charity.

In the spirit of carbon offsetting,  contribute to tree planting and habitat protection.

Browse the collections in our Affordable Art Gallery – each one kindly created and donated in support of conservation through our Sketch for Survival initiative. All proceeds go to our Project Fund.

Book your great escape through our network. Ecotourism is one way to support natural and cultural biodiversity.

Help to spread the word – join us on social media, share our news and help us to reach new eyes and ears.

Buy official Explorers Against Extinction merchandise with the profit from your purchase going to our Project Fund.

Make a gift or pledge to fundraise for a specific project, or an area of conservation work, based on your interests. For inspiration, check out our 21 For 21 directory here.

Shop at over 4,000 top stores including John Lewis, Boots, Sainsburys, M&S and TrainLine via Give as you Live Online, and they’ll turn a percentage of your spend into free funds for us! Simply sign up and start shopping.

 

Clear out all those unwanted books, CDs, DVDs and games and raise funds in return with the help of Ziffit: a free, online service.

Sign up for our Refersion scheme and help us raise funds through the sale of merchandise. We’ll give you a unique code; for every sale you generate, you’ll earn a small commission.

Register at eBay for Charity and help support us with every sale. You can pick your donation percentage and your charity, and then sell and ship to your customer as usual. No additional steps or paperwork required.

 Explore More – Turn Your Trip Into Trees

Exploring and protecting our wonderful wild world is at the heart of what we do. We’ve teamed up with select partners to help you explore more – both at home and abroad. The more you explore, the more trees we plant and protect. So whether you’re looking to book a cottage in Cornwall, a safari to Kenya, a car hire, or a villa in Greece, by using our partner travel network you can help to re-green the planet.

 To see what some of our supporters have been up to  – see below!

The Everest Base Camp team raised over £3,471 for Explorers Against Extinction in 2020.

Jack O’Shea raised £6,480.38 on his epic cycle from Kenya to the Cape in 2019 with funds split between two charities.

Brothers, Zach & Jago Taylor completed a 26km challenge running and kayaking to raise £282 for Explorers Against Extinction in 2018.

Supporter, Fiona, sells eggs from her chickens to colleagues at work and has raised £100 so far…a cracking effort!

Artist David Skidmore kindly donated a percentage of sales from wildlife print, On the Move,  totalling £50. Thank you David!

Thank you to Samsung in Surrey for holding a coffee morning and bake sale in aid of Explorers Against Extinction and donating £73.42.

Conservation artist, Carol Barrett, generously donates a percentage from artwork sales to Explorers Against Extinction  – a whopping £920 in 2020!  In addition, Carol is also a loyal supporter of Sketch for Survival. Thank you Carol! Amazing. Here she is in Namibia at the Cheetah Conservation Fund.

Astra Taylor Todd has published her first children’s book in 2020 called The Blue Tit Travels. Congratulations Astra! The first book, in a series of 7, explores the wildlife of Africa. Astra is kindly donating a percentage of the book’s profit to Explorers Against Extinction. The book features wonderful illustrations and is priced at just £4.99. Order your signed copy HERE.

Many thanks to Lisa Harris who battled the wind and rain to complete the virtual London Marathon on October 3rd 2020 in aid of Explorers Against Extinction. Thanks also to Sheila Watts for her support – we hope you’ve recovered from your injury.  Here’s Lisa with her medal.

Examples of what your donations can do:

£35 could feed a conservation canine for a whole month.

£1,000 could pay for a vet to treat a black rhino who has been shot by a poacher.

£9,000 could fund the care for one year of an orphaned baby elephant.