- Race: Orcas Island 25k
- Location: Orcas Island, WA (Camp Moran State Park)
- Organization: Center for Whale Research
- Why I donated: Running a race in an area that is so dependent on the Puget Sound and its natural beauty and wildlife, I can’t help but want to support an organization that is keeping Orcas thriving. I’ve also always had a fascination and been in awe of whales—so it’s a great way to show my support.
- Amount Donated: $25
- Small Change Runner: Thumbholes
About Center for Whale Research
The Center for Whale Research is dedicated to the study and conservation of the Southern Resident Killer Whale (Orca) population in the Pacific Northwest. The Center conducts benign studies of regional Orcas for the purpose of conserving populations and informing both the government and the public of their ecosystem needs.