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Give A Month of Care To A Koala

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Although a national symbol and the inspiration for thousands of toy bears, koalas are threatened by the same loss of habitat that impacts many of Australia’s unique creatures as well as the dangers posed by human beings. Habitat loss causes koalas to spend more time on the ground moving between trees, which increases their chances of accidents and attack by predators. Many of the injured koalas found have had an unfortunate run-in with a vehicle or a dog.

The Australian nonprofit, Friends of the Koala, is dedicated to saving and improving the condition of koalas in the Northern Rivers of New South Wales. Northern Rivers’ koalas are similar in appearance to Queensland koalas but are smaller than their southern counterparts.

Volunteer rehabilitators operate a round-the-clock rescue service for sick, injured, and orphaned koalas. Other projects include a native plant nursery to help local gardeners plant koala food trees.

By helping people to become more aware of the koalas in the region, and how to protect them, FOK works to reduce threats to koalas as well as expand their habitat.

While the goal is to return as many koalas as possible to the wild, those koalas who cannot be safely released become “permanent care” residents in the group’s center.

All koalas rehabilitated and released by FOK are tagged. FOK also tracks the movement of koalas in the region to help scientists better understand and protect these beautiful creatures.

Pimms drinks his bottle while Georgina waits patiently for her turn. Both koala joeys (or infants) were filmed during rehabilitation by Friends of the Koala, Northern Rivers, NSW, Australia.

 

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Keep 2,400 Gallons of Polluted Runoff Out of Puget Sound: Completed October 21, 2014

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Puget Sound is a series of channels, inlets and islands on the western coast of Washington state. It’s biggest polluter might surprise you: urban rain water runoff. This toxic runoff causes massive erosion, preventing salmon from spawning, and seriously threatening the beautiful orca. Luckily, it’s entirely preventable. Your click helps create rain gardens that eliminate thousands of gallons of polluted water runoff!

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Give 20 Households in Kenya the Tools for a Kitchen Garden: Completed October 20, 2014

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Good nutrition is critically important for households affected by HIV/AIDS — the impact of malnutrition on the immune system can be fatal. Help create a sustainable solution to malnutrition in AIDS-affected Kenya by supporting household kitchen gardens. Click today!

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Transport 20 Women in Need to Breast Cancer Treatment: Completed October 16, 2014

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The cost of cancer treatment is daunting, and simply being insured isn’t always enough. Your click helps cover the cost of transportation to and from treatments for women in need. This is a vital step in the fight against breast cancer. Click today to help a patient get the care she needs!

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Give 7 Weeks of Insulin Supplies to 19 Diabetic Cats: Completed October 15, 2014

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Animal shelters around the country are severely overrun, making it difficult for neglected and abandoned cats to find homes. For cats with diabetes, it’s nearly impossible. Help give homeless diabetic cats the insulin injections they need to survive!

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Cure 2 Women of Cervical Cancer with Radiation: Completed October 12, 2014

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Cervical cancer is the second most common form of cancer among women, and though it is well controlled in the U.S., it is still deadly in developing nations. Click today to help a group of American radiation oncologists treat — and even cure — women in Senegal of cervical cancer using a High Dose Brachytherapy Afterlader machine (HDR)!

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Plant and Protect 26 Threatened Wetland Plants for 3 Months: Completed October 8, 2014

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The Sky Islands of southern Arizona and New Mexico are under serious threat from drought, wildfires and human encroachment. You can help save this struggling ecosystem! Click today to help plant crucial native species in the Sky Island springs.

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Put 10 Children in Afghanistan Through a Full Year of School: Completed October 7, 2014

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After 30 years of war, the education system in Afghanistan is in disarray. Thousands of schools have been demolished at the hands of the Taliban, and today’s supply of students far outweighs Afghanistan’s teaching capacity. Click today to give 10 children the chance to attend a revolutionary new English instructional school!

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Real Impact: Act Where It Matters

With so many simple, easy ways to be involved – from a free click to a direct donation that funds a specific program – your smallest actions online matter, creating real results at GreaterGood.

Already, your actions have given $30 million to nonprofit charities around the world since 1999. That means millions have received help and assistance because of your efforts: hungry families fed, pets rescued, rainforests saved, breast cancer caught and treated, children helped, and so much more.

What You Can Do: Small Actions, Big Results

We invite you to explore the network of great charities and good works that make up GreaterGood. Find the cause, program, or project that speaks to your passion for helping others and start making a difference today.

We believe that no good action is too small and, with all the new tools at our websites, together the results are greater than ever before. Make a daily click, sign a petition, donate what you can, shop where it matters, and help us spread the word.

Every day our community grows larger and the good that we have done together grows greater. Every day we’re adding new pieces to our story. , read our blogs, or join us on Facebook to learn even more about how your actions continue to make a difference daily.

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