4 months ago
Saturday, Jun 8, 2019Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Time: 11:30 AM
Registration Start: 7:30 AM
Ranchview High School
8401 Valley Ranch Pkwy E,
Irving, TX 75063
79 people are raising funds
BAPS Charities Walk Green 2019 in Dallas, TX 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
At Brighter Tomorrows our primary goal is to provide emergency safe shelter where survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault can begin healing. Our services are provided free of charge and confidential regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation or age to both shelter residents and non-shelter residents.
Learn more: www.brightertomorrows.net
Keep Irving Beautiful
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) – is an award-winning, grassroots, 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to educating community members about litter abatement, recycling, and beautification in order to help preserve the health and prosperity of our city. As an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful and Keep Texas Beautiful, the goals of Keep Irving Beautiful are to reach out to all aspects of Irving – government, business, civic and church organizations, schools, neighborhoods. All residents of Irving are a vital part of the program’s success. KIB administers a variety of service projects including litter pick-up, planting trees, painting parks and community spaces, etc.
Irving Police Athletic League
Irving Police Athletic League (PAL) – is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization incorporated by volunteer police officers and private citizens. The goal of Irving PAL is to help "at-risk" kids develop self-esteem, discipline, and mental courage through a structured program of physical activity and exposure to positive role models. Irving PAL is available to boys and girls, ages 7-18. Primary programs are boxing, fitness, wrestling, soccer, basketball (summer) and the "Urban Outdoors" program which includes archery, camping, fishing, hunting, kayaking, mountain biking and rock climbing. The Irving PAL receives funding from the city through the Irving Police Department (as well as through donors and sponsorships) and utilizes volunteer services from Irving police officers and employees
Learn more: https://www.irvingpal.org/