Yeoooww! What an amazing last few weeks it has been… We have locked in our first sponsor, been part of a record-breaking beach cleanup, run our own workshop, and reached our August goal of $5,000!
Check it out…
Our first sponsor is….
For the Month of September any donations will go in the running to win their own menstrual cup! Even for the guys this can make a thoughtful present. Show your female friends/family that you know whats what in the lady world 😉
Why they are awesome!
1. EASY & WORRY-FREE
Lunette menstrual cups are easy to use. Simply fold the Lunette and insert. Done! Plus you’ll experience up to 12 HOURS of worry-free use.
2. HYGIENIC & SAFE
Lunette menstrual cups are made of soft medical grade silicone and are BPA free. This means no yeast, bacteria or odor. Just cleanliness and comfort.
3. SUSTAINABLE & VEGAN
Lunette menstrual cups are designed, developed and packaged with the environment at heart. It’s also the best alternative to disposable period products which pollute our planet.
We reached our August goal of $5,000!!!
We reached $5,000 on our crowdfunding page, thanks to a total of 71 incredible supporters so far! We cannot begin to express our gratitude. Every donation fills us with inspiration for the paddle, and all our donors should know they are a very special part of this journey
Super Successful Chuffed Workshop
We ran our first workshop as Chuffed ambassadors in Brisbane this week. The workshop gave tips for crowdfunding and attracted an awesome group of 12 people, all attending for a variety of reasons. All of the money that attendees paid for tickets goes to our cause, which is amazing! We received really positive feedback from the event and hope to do more in the future.
A record-breaking Cleanup!
Mathilde spent a week cleaning up Chilli Beach up Cape York, Australia with the Tangaroa Blue Foundation. 40 people across several volunteer/local council groups cleaned up 6.7km of beach and picked up 7 TONNE of rubbish, which is the record for any Tangaroa cleaning event.
Some of the data counted from 831.5 bags filled of marine debris on this clean up included:
- 1009 cigarette lighters
- 2279 toothbrushes/combs/razors
- 3204 bleach bottles
- 3325 plastic drink bottles
- 5547 thongs
Over 60 % of debris removed was plastic fragments. This is becoming quite alarming as we are leaving a legacy for future generations. Although over 90% of the debris do not come from Australia but from our Asia Pacific neighbours. We share a global ocean and it is everyone’s responsibility to keep our oceans clean.
For more information on how you can be an ocean warrior contact Tangaroa Blue on www.tangaroablue.org