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7 Year-Old Raises Thousands For Wildlife Preservation


Animals  (tags: wildlife, preservation, 7 year old, amazing, good news, animals, AnimalWelfare, conservation, environment, protection, wildanimals )

Lindsey
- 723 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
WASHINGTON -- When 7-year-old Winter Slade decided that she didn't want presents for her birthday, but instead wanted people to give money to a charity to help protect endangered animals, her mom couldn't have been more proud.



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Ginger Geronimo (448)
Monday April 23, 2012, 9:55 am
What a great little girl!
 

Roger M. (0)
Monday April 23, 2012, 10:31 am
Okay, that's humbling.
 

Nancy Roussy (79)
Monday April 23, 2012, 11:23 am
She is an awesome little girl and she is lucky to have a mom like that! I was not surprised when I read that adults said next to her that her idea was stupid, screw these wortless pieces of crap! I would love to donate to her cause but I can't right now!
 

aj E. (162)
Monday April 23, 2012, 5:23 pm
nice job!
 

Veronica C. (42)
Monday April 23, 2012, 7:06 pm
That is a special, caring little girl. She's going to grow up to be like you, Lindsey!
 

naomi cohen (62)
Monday April 23, 2012, 7:23 pm
thank you lindsey. great parents produce great kids. i am so proud of her.
 

Debbie Johnson (118)
Monday April 23, 2012, 7:41 pm
The kid's got a good heart. Forget those cynical, money-grubbing adults.
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Monday April 23, 2012, 8:54 pm
Great news of caring smart little girl. Thanks.
 

Terri Hughes (412)
Monday April 23, 2012, 9:20 pm
What a wonderful little girl. She did the right thing, by wanting to raise money for endangered animals. Most kids would never do something like this. And as for the parents that said that she was stupid, THINK AGAIN. The parents are the stupid ones. This little girl has a very big heart. God Bless you for being so caring, keep up the good work and don't let ANYBODY tell you that you can't do something!!!!
 

Constance F. (434)
Monday April 23, 2012, 9:44 pm
I am so impressed I donated to Winter's cause. A wildlife warrior - love her! I hope her project receives alot of donations, not only for wildlife, but so she can flash a big freaking smile to all those who thought her idea was stupid.
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Danny M. (77)
Tuesday April 24, 2012, 4:09 am
Noted. Thank you Lindsey! What an amazing little girl!
 

Kei C. (0)
Tuesday April 24, 2012, 4:38 am
Very thoughtful!
 

Elsie Au (274)
Tuesday April 24, 2012, 4:45 am
The parents who said that Winter was stupid are stupid themselves. They don't even know what is the good thing or how to be a good person.
 

Laurie F. (106)
Tuesday April 24, 2012, 5:11 am
Ah, if having a generous heart and caring about someone and something beyond yourself makes one stupid, then I wish everyone were as "stupid" as Winter and her mom! Sure beats being cruelly ignorant like her friend's parent. Like Constance, I was inspired by Winter and her story to make a donation as well. I hope she raises gobs of money for the pine marten, that her mom fully recovers from her cancer, and come November she has the happiest birthday ever, knowing she did a generous and wonderful thing.

Dear Laloofah,
Thank you for your generous donation to Earth Rangers' Bring Back the Wild program. Due to your generosity, Earth Rangers is able to empower children to protect animals and their habitats across Canada.
 

paul m. (93)
Tuesday April 24, 2012, 5:33 am

Nice one...Thank you....
 

Joy Wong (70)
Tuesday April 24, 2012, 5:46 am
God Bless you, Winter.
 

Bob P. (416)
Tuesday April 24, 2012, 6:10 am
Thanks Lindsey for sharing and good job Winter keep it up
 

Sam E M. (0)
Tuesday April 24, 2012, 6:38 am
It's shocking that some parents thought nothing of saying in front of Winter and other children that the project was stupid. How heartless can you be? Were they just jealous because their own child didn't have the idea first? I hope they are by now thoroughly ashamed.
It's wonderful that at age 7 Winter is already aware of how important it is to save our planet and preserve Nature. She restores our faith in humanity and if all children were like her we would no longer fear for the future of our Earth.
 

. (0)
Tuesday April 24, 2012, 6:41 am
very often youngest people have a whole world to teach us adults - little Winter is an excellent teacher
thx u Lindsey about this incredible new
 

Ben Oscarsito (347)
Tuesday April 24, 2012, 6:54 am
Great! The future is NOW...
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday April 24, 2012, 7:30 am
How heartwarming! And I love that birthday party charity idea.
 

Lisa AWAY Neste (696)
Tuesday April 24, 2012, 7:53 am
What an altruitic young lady! Winter must have amazing parents. Thanks for posting Lindsey.
 

Lisa AWAY Neste (696)
Tuesday April 24, 2012, 7:55 am
Oops. that's altruistic! lol :)
 

Shirley Elliott (68)
Tuesday April 24, 2012, 8:01 am
Wonderful story! It is the compassionate children of today who are going to make the world a better place for all living creatures. So glad her dream wasn't crushed by the small mindedness of those parents who should be ashamed of their insensitivity. Thanks to her mother, an inspiring woman who in the midst of her own battle with cancer has supported and encouraged her daughter not to give up on her dreams - this story has touched me on many levels.
 

Ruth S. (388)
Tuesday April 24, 2012, 8:19 am
Winter Slade you are a beautiful kind hearted little girl, keep up the great work!
 

Sandi C. (235)
Tuesday April 24, 2012, 9:49 am
WHAT A WONDERFUL CHILD!
 

Nicole W. (619)
Tuesday April 24, 2012, 10:41 am
amazing child despite her parents!
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday April 24, 2012, 12:02 pm
Awesome little girl!
 

Mary away T. (188)
Tuesday April 24, 2012, 12:15 pm
Another voice for the voiceless, Bless her heart what a amazing little girl, Keep up your great work Winter you are a hero.
 

Dawn Mason (93)
Tuesday April 24, 2012, 12:59 pm
Thank you!
 

Carol Cowbrough (91)
Tuesday April 24, 2012, 3:21 pm
Noted. Thank you.
 

Virginia Esquer (8)
Tuesday April 24, 2012, 11:33 pm
good for her, she already has good thought of kindness for animals.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday April 25, 2012, 12:36 am
Wow!!! :)
 

Jill Vickerman (428)
Wednesday April 25, 2012, 5:39 am
good Girl, i hope that there are many more like her! story's like this give me hope.
 

Thubten Chokyi (830)
Monday April 30, 2012, 8:59 pm
A heartwarming story, thank you Lindsey!
 
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