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Thank You for Supporting Endangered Animals.

Mission: Animal Rescue works to save our planet’s endangered animals by increasing public education and awareness efforts and contributing to National Geographic’s ongoing conservation programs. National Geographic has funded more than 10,000 research, conservation, and exploration projects, and supports endangered animals through research, fieldwork, education-based programs, and public events that bring stories from the field to audiences worldwide. Thank you again for your generous support!

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Give by Text

To make an additional contribution in support of Mission: Animal Rescue ask your parents or legal guardian to consider texting ANIMAL to 50555 to give ten dollars. Charges will appear on your wireless bill or be deducted from your prepaid balance. All purchases must be authorized by account holder. Must be 18 years of age or have parental permission to participate. Message and data rates may apply. Text STOP to 50555 to STOP. Text HELP to 50555 for HELP. Full terms:

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Gifts can be mailed to this address:
National Geographic Society
Development Office
1145 17th Street N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036

Checks should be made payable to "National Geographic Society." Designations to Mission: Animal Rescue should be indicated on the memo line of the check or in accompanying correspondence. Please do not send cash through the mail. All gifts must be postmarked by December 31, 2014 to be counted as a 2014 gift.

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(800) 373-1717 (U.S. and Canada only) or +1 (202) 862-8638

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The National Geographic Society is a 501(c)(3), tax-exempt organization. One of the world's largest nonprofit scientific and educational institutions, the National Geographic Society's mission is to increase and diffuse geographic knowledge. Today National Geographic inspires people to care about the planet.