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Are you FINatical about Sharks?

The clock’s ticking for vanishing shark and ray species. If you’re FINatical about sharks, make a splash with a swimming challenge to fundraise for shark protection.

What is the Finathon?
Finathon is a swimming challenge for divers and non-divers to raise funds and awareness to protect vulnerable shark and ray species. A Finathon can be as simple as a few laps of your pool, an island relay or wacky races in shark suits! Put your fins on for sharks and get swimming to fundraise for their protection. Your Finathon helps Project AWARE:

  • Fight to stop shark finning
  • Insist on full protections for critically endangered sharks and rays
  • Negotiate stronger policies to ensure a brighter future for all sharks and rays

You can help Project AWARE:

In November 2014 we helped secure protection for 21 species of shark and rays under the Convention on Migratory Species, following on from our success listing oceanic whitetip sharks, porbeagles, three species of hammerheads and both manta rays under CITES. (Convention for International Trade of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.)

Thank you for supporting the Finathon, propelling our work to implement necessary guidelines for shark and ray protection in 2015 and beyond. Create your fundraising page now and we'll be in touch every step of the way to ensure your action is a success!

Recent Donations

Name Amount Comment
Anonymous Donor $10.00
Henry Harries-Jones $50.00
Robert Cherry $100.00
Sara Compean $25.00
Anonymous Donor $50.00
Karen Eisele $50.00
Blake Steinke $10.00 Boo finning!
Anonymous Donor $100.00
mark gouthro $25.00
Rich and Laura Newell $50.00
Anonymous Donor $10.00
Anonymous Donor $25.00 Way to go FKCC Scuba Club!
Ron Beltramo $100.00 Let's do this!
Dale Olson $25.00
Susan Harrison $300.00
Dean Richardson $100.00 Finning is an "Atrocious Act" leaving the sharks to needlessly suffer.
Diana Davis $25.00 You go girl. Love you
Anita Orgill $25.00 Proud of you Em! Save our animals from senseless cruelty and death!
Dominic haupt $25.00 YOU GO GIRL!!!!! xoxoxo
Jessica Rettig $25.00 I LOVE YOU. Wish it could be more but I also am poor due to a South African shark love affair.
John Sanderson $20.00 Here's hoping more people support such a worthy cause. Cheers.
Luna Raatz $5.00 I am basically broke due to south africa but you are badass em and i wanna help our sharkies :)
Felix, AnneMarie, Chris & Nick Murale $50.00 You go Brooke!!!!!
janeane ardolino $150.00 GO BROOKE GO! Take care of my people of the sea!
Yasmin Allen $18.00 Sorry i'm poor at the moment! But amazing things your doing em and finathon
JUNE NICHOL $15.00 Kudos for going for another worthy cause. Its a shame that too many people lie on a beach but not caring or bothering what wonders there are underneath the water. proud of you for caring and good luck xx
Katheryn Underwood $50.00
jesse lee $100.00
Robert Wolfard $25.00 Stop this senseless saughter
Tracy Underwood $100.00 Good Work Brooke!!!
Kara Greene $50.00 very happy to donate!!
Giovanni Rodriguez $20.00 I have received $20.00 from my grandparents so automatically, I decided to donate to Project AWARE. I can't wait until sharks are saved!
Molly Ply $25.00 good luck man!!
Anonymous Donor $100.00 Git-R-Done
Anonymous Donor $5.00 Just keep swimming, just keep swimming swimming!
Rachel O'Malley $15.00 Well done Natalie. A great thing to do! Xx
Linsay Roberts $20.00
Tracey thorpe $5.00
Dolores and Paul Sielski $25.00 Good Luck FKCC
Michelle Masters $7.50
Emmaline Horn $22.50
Melissa Konig $30.00
Kim Glasby $6.00
Stephen Aynsley $20.00 to paraphrase 'field of dreams' - support your cause and the rest will come
Becky Olesky $10.00
Gail Hancock $7.50
Andrea Hess $10.00
Gary Klungreseth $25.00 Good luck buddy!
Stiofan McAilin $25.00 Nice one dude. Keep up the good work!
Ashlee Bullock $10.00 We would love to help you save the sharks!!! Such a big heart you have, keep up the great work it never goes unnoticed.
Project AWARE
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