1 year ago
Saturday, Jun 8, 2019Start Time: 9:30 AM
End Time: 11:30 AM
Registration Start: 8:30 AM
McAlpine Creek Park
8711 Monroe Rd,
Charlotte, NC 28212
79 people are raising funds
BAPS Charities Walk Green 2019 in Charlotte, NC is an event to raise funds for The Nature Conservancy, local beneficiaries listed below and other BAPS Charities activities.
This year, BAPS Charities will support The Nature Conservancy’s efforts to plant one billion trees by 2025 through their Plant a Billion Trees initiative. Walk Green 2019 will help The Nature Conservancy plant 61,000 additional trees in 2019. During the last four years, from 2016 to 2019, BAPS Charities Walkathons will have helped plant a total of 361,000 trees.
Join over 23,000 walkers in over 76 cities in North America and help us protect our environment – for our generation and for generations to come.
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
Bright Blessings is a 501c3 non-profit organization serving the greater Charlotte region in five counties. Bright Blessings’ mission is to bring joy, care and hope to homeless and impoverished children while mobilizing community volunteers of all ages. Bright Blessings’ four core programs— Bless-a-Birthday, Bless-a-baby, Gift of Care, and Gift of Literacy—will bring joy, care, and hope to more than 13,000 homeless and impoverished children this year.
Learn more: https://www.brightblessingsusa.org/