1 year ago
Saturday, May 19, 2018Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 11:30 AM
Registration Start: 8:00 AM
Ranchview High School
8401 Valley Ranch Pkwy E,
Irving, TX 75063
99 people are raising funds
BAPS Charities Walk Green 2018 in Dallas, TX is an event to raise funds for The Nature Conservancy, Irving Schools Foundation, Irving Citizen’s Fire Academy Alumni Association (ICFAAA) 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 23,000 walkers in over 70 cities in North America and help us support the planting of 130,000 trees in 2018.
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.
Irving Schools Foundation
The Irving Schools Foundation provides financial resources to maximize educational opportunities for teachers and students in Irving ISD by funding innovative programs, scholarships, and activities that enhance creativity, leadership, and academic success.
Learn more: www.irvingschoolsfoundation.org
Irving Citizen’s Fire Academy Alumni Association (ICFAAA)
ICFAAA supports the Irving Fire Department (IFD) and firefighters. Our activities include: providing refreshments to firefighters at fire scenes; presenting a “Station of the Month” certificate each month (Irving has 12 stations); staffing retirement, promotion and other ceremonies; etc.