We at The Virtual Run Challenge has set up the Aussie Wildlife Rescue Virtual Run to help raise funds to help the WIRES, a wildlife rescue offering national support to groups working with affected wildlife. For this event we will be donating 100% of the proceeds generated.
Australia’s devestating bushfire crisis is the worst wildfires seen in decades, caused by sever drought, high winds, and extreme heat. Current the totals are approximately 17.million acres have already burned. Also affected are the vast numbers of devastation to Australia’s wildlife. It is estimated that the number of affected animals could reach one billion. Animals like the Koloa have lost over a third of their habitat.