4 months ago
Sunday, Jun 4th 2017Registration Start: 9:00 AM
1150 Canton Center Road,
Canton, MI 48188
50 people are raising funds
BAPS Charities Walk Green 2017 in Detroit, MI is an event to raise funds for The Nature Conservancy, The Educational Excellence Foundation and other charitable activities organized by BAPS Charities. This year, BAPS Charities will support The Nature Conservancy’s efforts to plant and restore over 1.6 million acres of land by planting one billion trees by 2025 through their Plant a Billion Trees initiative. Join over 17,000 walkers in over 50 cities in North America and help us support the planting of 100,000 trees in 2017.
The Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy is a leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. Aided by hundreds of staff scientists, they pursue non confrontational, pragmatic solutions to environmental challenges.
Learn more: http://nature.org
Plant a Billion Trees
Plant a Billion Trees is one of The Nature Conservancy's flagship programs. Over the next few years, the Conservancy will work to plant one billion trees in an effort to restore and replant over 1.6 billion acres of natural space. Trees are a critical part of the environment, and essential to producing clean air and water for millions of people in North America.
Learn more: http://www.plantabillion.org/partners
Healthy Trees, Healthy Cities Initiative
The Nature Conservancy’s Healthy Trees, Healthy Cities initiative seeks to protect the health of our nation’s trees, forests, and communities by creating a culture of stewardship that engages people in the planting and care of urban trees.
Educational Excellence Foundation
The Educational Excellence Foundation (EEF) serving Plymouth-Canton Community Schools (P-CCS) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that exists for the benefit of students in the Plymouth-Canton Community Schools. It was founded in 1985, for the exclusive purpose of providing financial and other support for students in Plymouth-Canton Schools. Their Mission is to help students achieve their highest potential through strong community partnerships that enhance the P-CCS educational experience. The EEF promotes a culture of giving that reflects this community’s passion for academic excellence. They believe that strong schools are essential to the quality of life and future well-being of our community.