~18,989 Houstonians Helping to Save Gorillas and Chimpanzees!

We are up to 36 local Houston schools and organizations who are recycling cell phones to help save gorillas and chimpanzees in the wild! These 36 groups have an estimated 18,989 people participating to save apes in the wild!

Are you interested in participating in the 2014 Action for Apes Challenge? It’s easy and fun, and you get to save animals while you do it! Just check out our website to register your group.


Thank you to the following groups who are joining the Houston Zoo to help save animals in the wild through our Action for Apes Challenge:

Aldine 9th Grade School
APES classes at  Jersey Village High School
Berry Elementary
Bruce Elementary
Calder Road Elementary
CLHS Roots & Shoots Club
Cy-Fair High School
Cypress Falls High School
Dabbs Elementary
De Zavala Elementary
Dickinson High School
Durham Elementary: Young Leaders in Action and Top Dogs Organization
Girl Scout Troop 9457
Hall Elementary
Hildebrandt Intermediate School
Hoffman Middle School
Holbrook Elementary
James DeAnda Elementary School
Jennie Reid Elementary
John and Shamarion Barber Middle School
Lake Jackson Intermediate
Liestman Elementary
Lockhart Elementary School
Pack 76
Parkwood Elementary School
Robinson Elementary
Smith Middle School
Sneed Elementary
Stanley Elementary
Stovall Middle School
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church and School
University of St. Thomas Tri-Beta Biology Honor Society
Walt Disney Elementary
W.C. Cunningham Middle school
Whole Foods Market Kirby



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