2 years ago
Sunday, Jun 2, 2019Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 11:00 AM
Registration Start: 7:30 AM
700 S Bartlett Road,
Bartlett, IL 60103
148 people are raising funds
BAPS Charities Walk Green 2019 in Chicago, IL 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.
Share your experiences on social media using the hashtag: #WalkGreen19 and #BAPSCharities
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
Bartlett Parks Foundation
The Bartlett Parks Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization created in 2002 to help support the mission of the Bartlett Park District for items that are not usually financed by tax dollars. These items include funding Free To Be Me Inclusive Playground, Resident Financial Aid Scholarships, environmental educational programs, artwork for the community, and other charitable activities
Learn more: http://bartlettparkdistrict.com/
Hanover Park Education Foundation
The Hanover Township Education Foundation’ is to enhance the high-quality education of the Hanover Township public schools by funding innovative educational programs that foster excellence and have a lasting impact on students. Their efforts are to achieved through fundraising, donations, and grant writing opportunities.
Learn more: https://hanovereducationfoundation.org/