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Helen’s Legacy for 2 important Zimbabwe veterinary projects

Supporting Save African Rhino Foundation

Save African Rhino Foundation

Black Rhino Conservation and Management in Zimbabwe

Following  the very sad death of Helen last Thursday afternoon,  Ian has asked that we honour her life through a legacy fund to help two Zimbabwean projects close to Helen’s heart, AWARE Trust (https://www.awaretrust.org) and the Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust (https://vicfallswildlifetrust.org)  In this way we can remember a fine lady, a dear wife, mother and grandmother, a  great friend to the animal kingdom, a scholastic veterinarian of note, a supporter of rhino conservation in Zimbabwe and a much respected Rotarian. 

On learning about Helen’s death, a Zim vet wrote: "Helen has been an active member of SAVE for many years and led many veterinary safaris to Zimbabwe.  She was a caring, generous, forthright person who had a remarkable career and did a lot to improve the veterinary standards of practical care for wildlife and learning at the Veterinary Faculty at University of Zimbabwe.   Helen also impacted local vets at the Zimbabwe Veterinary Congress with her lecture on safeguarding mental and physical health while working in a demanding practice”

Helen, the first woman to lead the veterinary profession in Australia, was a valued and respected member of the SAVE committee for ten years and her presence and wise counsel will be sorely missed.  In her honour, a sub adult female rhino has been named after her, as in the above photo.

The legacy fund will honour the life of Dr Helen Jones (Fairnie) AM, and we invite all her admirers to support these worthy causes with your contributions, please. Thank you.

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Ends on 31/12/2020 at 5:00 PM

Donations Received

Logo Photo Joe Marrable
$102
Logo Photo Shane and Alicia
$51
Logo Photo Evelyn Wong
$51
Logo Photo Michael Mequio
$256
Logo Photo Heather Atwell
$102
Logo Photo Oliver Basson
A great woman leaving behind her legacy. Thank you Helen
$51
Logo Photo Nicholas Duncan
$102
Logo Photo The Whelans
So the ideals of Helen Jones (Fairnie) can progress.
$51
Logo Photo Anonymous
$51
Logo Photo Tim, Caroline, Tom and Pip Walpole
In honour of Helen Fairnie, an inspiration to us all.
$102
Logo Photo Paula Jones
$102
Logo Photo Jacquie Walpole
Remembering an amazing woman and Aunty xx
$102
Logo Photo Anonymous
$51
Logo Photo Anonymous
$102

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