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Although William Holden's illustrious acting career spanned over 40 years, and included nearly 80 films plus a coveted Oscar for STALAG 17, the role in which he took the most pride was as a conservationist and co-founder of the Mount Kenya Game Ranch. His dedicated efforts to preserve the wildlife so precious to all of us soon expanded throughout the world, as he instilled in everyone he touched a reverence for nature's creatures.

In his memory, I founded the William Holden Wildlife Foundation, in cooperation with his former partners, to carry on his important efforts and to meet the ever-increasing demand for alternatives to extinction. The foundation's education program currently serves over 10,000 students per year. Overhead expenses in the United States are underwritten through the generosity of a single donor, ensuring that virtually 100% of your tax-deductible donation goes directly to our work.

We hope you will consider participating in our present and in our future.

Stefanie Powers
President

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WILLIAM HOLDEN
CENTENARY
On April 17, 2018, we honor and remember the legacy of actor and conservationist William Holden as we celebrate his 100th centenary. He always referred to his conservation work in Kenya as his favorite pursuit and the one he was the proudest of, over and above the many iconic films in his resume. This year, for every donation ($25 or more) received using the below PayPal link, you will receive, in a WHWF folder, this exclusive 8x10 BW photograph to the right celebrating his 100 years. Please use the specific PayPal donation button below for your contribution:

APRIL 17, 1918 -
APRIL 17, 2018
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LATEST NEWS

 
SUPPORT BAN ON
TROPHY HUNTING
As you may know, the U.S. government has quietly lifted its ban on the import of elephant and lion hunt trophies from Zambia and Zimbabwe. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials first moved to lift the ban in November 2017, until a huge global outcry led to a temporary hold. This new policy supersedes that decision, making it legal for Americans to bring body parts from elephants and lions killed for sport back to the United States. Hunters can now receive permits for trophy items on a 'case by case' basis. Click Here to find out what you can do to protect these animals.
SPRING 2018
NEWSLETTER
Our Spring 2018 newsletter was dedicated to William Holden, and in this issue we highlighted his legendary body of films, as well as articles about his love of Kenya, his conservation work, and little
WHWF Newsletter Spring 2018
known history, along with some rare archival photographs. Click Here to read this special issue.
   
ADOPT A DESK
William Holde Wildlife Foundation Adopt A Desk
We continue to inspire our students with our donations of desks, and we are continung to receive requests for new desks. For more information on our Adopt A Desk program, and you you can adopt your own desk please Click Here.
2018 CALENDAR
William Holden Wildlife Foundation Stefanie Powers Calendar
We are so pleased to offer to our supporters this 2018 calendar with exclusive, never before seen photos of William Holden and Stefanie Powers taken by award-winning photographer Harry Benson. Click here for more information.
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