Record breaking support of Black & White Day
Thank You - Over $26,000 was raised in 2015! Nixon Street
Primary School community in Devonport raised an amazing $461.65 to support the Save
the Tasmanian Devil Appeal.
Their fundraising day was organised through the SRC
Representatives with children encouraged to wear something black and white to
school and make a gold coin donation. In
the lead up to the day students learnt all about the endangered Tasmanian
Through their ongoing support Nixon Street Primary School
have now raised over $1,000 for the Devil Appeal and has become a member of the
University of Tasmania Foundation which provides permanent recognition of their
support of the University.
Black & White Day allows schools, businesses and
community groups to show their support for the Tasmanian devil.
Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal’s Manager, Rebecca Cuthill,
says, 'The $26,000 raised in 2015 from over 100 schools and businesses is a
record and we are incredibly grateful for this show of support!'
“This money has now been committed to fund a range of
cutting-edge research and conservation projects for our Tassie devil which will
run across the next twelve months,” she added.
With a possible vaccine in sight, fundraising for our Tassie
devil has never been so important and in 2016 the Devil Appeal is calling on
all supporters to help with this critical project and secure the future for the
Tasmanian devil ….
Contact us for details about how you can run a Black
& White Day in 2016!
Image: Nixon Street Primary
School SRC representative Grace Fieldwick