Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds performed to an ecstatic audience at a sold-out benefit concert on behalf of the Jane Goodall Institute last month. Jane and Dave first met at the Live Earth mega-concert in New York in 2007, and they've been friends ever since. You can see photos of the concert and reception beforehand in our photo gallery section.
In a simple yet elegant event Oct. 30, the 3rd annual Jane Goodall Institute Global Leadership Awards Celebration honored Los Angeles mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa, actress Betty White, actor Ed Begley, Jr., and other leaders in business and the nonprofit sectors for their work and achievements on behalf of people, animals and the environment.
The 2009 Jane Goodall Global Leadership Award winners include:
Shop for your favorite pup or pup lover at Jane Goodall's Charitable Shop on Fetchdog. A percentage of your purchase will support our work to save chimpanzees, create sustainable livelihoods in Africa, and engage and inspire youth. You can also read Jane's interview with Glenn Close on the blog "Lively Licks."
The Jane Goodall Institute Reviewing Program Goals and Structure
Like many other nonprofits, the Jane Goodall Institute is facing challenging times as a result of the current economic downturn and we have had to make some tough budgetary decisions. We have carefully analyzed the Institute’s various programs to see how we can best move forward. One of several programs affected is ChimpanZoo.
Late July’s delicious new organic Mini Endangered Animal Sandwich Cookies are available in grocery stores nationwide or you can buy them at http://www.shoplatejuly.com/newminisandwichcookies.aspx.
Google has a new holiday promotion enabling you to add a Jane Goodall Institute theme to your iGoogle page.