Orange for Orangutan Day 2009!

Happy Orange for Orangutan Day! Here's a snapshot of what's been going on in aid of our orange cousins!  Orangutan Foundation London office -going orange

Orangutan Foundation office, Elly, volunteer Peter (in wig), Ashley and Kristina  going orange! 

Today - watch the TV game show, Countdown,  on Channel 4 - Rachel Riley the show host's assistant is wearing orange to raise awareness about orangutans!

Rachel Riley - Countdown

Rachel Riley -going orange!

Le Pain Quotidien are supporting us once agin by having collections throughout their London stores and all staff are wearing orangutan stickers!

Crussh juice bars are donating 50p from every freshly squeezed orange juice.

 G-wiz with orangutan

G-wiz - on it way to Cambridge

 Trevor in Cambridge

 G-wiz and its larger taxi friend in Cambridge -both raising awareness about orangutans.

G-wiz, the electric car lent us a bright orange car last weekend. Trevor Wright one our amazing ambassadors spent his weekend in Cambridge raising funds and awareness for orangutans and their rainforest home.

National Geographic Kids magazine and the National Geographic store helped us to celebrate Orangutan Awareness Week with an  children's orangutan activity day and a poetry competition.  Charlotte Uhlenbroek judged the competition and Anthony Browne, the Children's Laureate, came along on Sunday 8th to award the prizes and talk to the participants.

Read the winning poems  

orangutan in tree

Thank you Bonnie D and Nicole D for your donations this week. All money raised will towards our Protect Me and My Tree Appeal - please support us!