By working together, we can do more than protect elephants. We can ensure that there is co-existence between wildlife and communities and conserve precious habitat that provides livelihoods and income to the people of Kenya.
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Elephants are in crisis. Please join us and support MEP’s work to save elephants and successfully protect them in the long term.
Individuals from the U.S. seeking to make a donation can do so through our 501(c)(3), SIDEKICK FOUNDATION, INC.® D.B.A. MARA ELEPHANT PROJECT.
Diverse Giving Options
MEP offers a wide range of giving options. See below for details for each option. For further information, please contact us.
Mara Elephant Project’s Amazon Wish List is a great way for people to directly support MEP rangers. Most items listed are essentials that rangers use on a daily basis when they are stationed in the field for two-week periods focusing on intelligence gathering, mitigating human-elephant conflict, arresting poachers, removing snares, building chili fences or seizing ivory and other contraband.
Amazon Smile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. The difference is that when customers shop on Amazon Smile, the Amazon Smile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organizations selected by customers.
USA: Please mail checks payable to the Sidekick Foundation, Inc.® D.B.A. Mara Elephant Project 4000 W. 106th Street Suite 125-238 Carmel, IN 46032 with a note indicating you would like your donation to go to Mara Elephant Project USA. Please include your address for the mailing of tax information. All donations are tax deductible. Tax Exempt ID 45-3996413.
To receive wire transfer account details please email firstname.lastname@example.org and advise us of your name, address and if you wish to receive a receipt in the mail. All donations are tax deductible. Tax Exempt ID 45-3996413.
To receive details for our brokerage account please email email@example.com. As a policy, the Sidekick Foundation, Inc.® D.B.A. Mara Elephant Project will liquidate all stocks we receive as a donation upon receipt, unless specified as a condition of the donation. All donations are tax deductible. Tax Exempt ID 45-3996413.
Many employers match charitable donations, increasing the impact of your gift. Check with your company to find out if they will match your donation. The Sidekick Foundation, Inc.® D.B.A. Mara Elephant Project is also registered with Benevity, which supports employee giving programs, you can check to see if your company is registered here.
Leaving a legacy is one of the easiest ways to make a lasting gift to charity. A planned gift may help you give more to elephant conservation than you thought possible while still providing you with favorable financial and/or tax benefits. We would be grateful if you could inform us of your decision. For more information contact us, firstname.lastname@example.org.