Since being established in 1968, SANCCOB has treated approximately 92 000 oiled, ill, injured and abandoned African penguins and other seabirds with the help from countless volunteers and its partners in conservation partners. Research confirms that the African penguin population is 19% higher as a direct result of SANCCOB’s oil spill response efforts alone.
In a non-spill year, SANCCOB treats close to 2 500 seabirds of which approximately 1 500 are African penguins at both its strategically placed centres in Cape Town (Western Cape) and Cape St. Francis (Eastern Cape). SANCCOB also contributes to research which benefits seabirds, conducts research that aims to inform management authorities, trains people to care for the birds and educates the public to appreciate this unique heritage.
Purchase an entry for R850 and form part of SANCCOB’s very special ‘OMTOM Run for Penguins’ team. Each entry includes your race entry, a SANCCOB goodie bag (including an eco-friendly shopping bag, branded SANCCOB t-shirt, a penguin post card and stickers) and an info pack to start your very own online fundraising campaign in less than 2 minutes to help raise more than 250 penguin chicks at SANCCOB.
Contact: Louise Myburgh
Tel: 021 557 6155