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We’ve compiled information about World Elephant Day to make it easy for you to help us spread the word about the plight of elephants. Please use any of the materials below that you wish. All we ask is that you link back to the World Elephant Day website.

World Elephant Day

When is World Elephant Day? World Elephant Day is on August 12.

Who is organizing World Elephant Day? World Elephant Day is an international initiative co-founded by the Elephant Reintroduction Foundation and Patricia Sims, Producer and Director of CanazWest Pictures Inc., and Co-Founder of  World Elephant Society.  The World Elephant Day campaign is led by Patricia Sims.  World Elephant Society is the umbrella organization that manages the World Elephant Day campaign as  the tax-exempt charitable co-founders Anne Dillon and Philip Hansen Bailey.

Why a World Elephant Day? World Elephant Day has been created to bring the world together to help elephants. It is a day to honor elephants, to spread awareness about the critical threats they are facing, and to support positive solutions that will help ensure their survival.

What is happening on World Elephant Day? We encourage individuals and organizations worldwide to embrace this day and its mission to create events and outreach most pertinent to their elephant conservation initiatives.

How can I get involved? There are many ways you can contribute to World Elephant Day!


Social Media

Watch the promo for #WorldElephantDay & share why elephants matter to you.
#WorldElephantDay is Aug 12. What will you do to help save #elephants? Here are some ideas!
#WorldElephantDay is Aug 12  – it is up to all of us to save these magnificent creatures.
Support #WorldElephantDay and pledge to raise awareness about the plight of #elephants across the world
Help protect #elephants from #poaching #ivory #extinction. Sign the pledge for #WorldElephantDay!

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Download our How You Can Help Elephants infographic!

World Elephant Day

World Elephant Day