1 year ago
Sunday, May 5, 2019Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 12:00 PM
Registration Start: 9:00 AM
Alice B. McCullough Field
Montgomery St & 8th St,
Laurel, MD 20707
111 people are raising funds
BAPS Charities Walk Green 2019 in Washington, D.C. 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
Beltsville Volunteer Fire Department
The Beltsville Volunteer Fire Department participates in all aspects of fire protection, rescue services in the community. It operates out of two stations, the Beltsville Station 31 and Calverton Station 41 covering an area of approximately 21 square miles with a population of about 23,500. Every year, both stations attend to over 4,778 Fire calls and 4,551 EMS calls.
Learn more: http://www.beltsvillevfd.com/
Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School
The MLK school community can expect that my administrative team and I will keep our commitment to invest in our staff and minimize barriers to widespread school improvement. We will do this by building a positive culture where students are ACTIVELY engaged in connected learning experiences that will promote a love of learning and hopefully support them in identifying their passions. Our aim is to positively impact the lives of every child we serve, and with your support, transforming the way in which they engage with and see learning, their peers, their communities and ultimately their bright future.
Learn more: http://www1.pgcps.org/martinlutherkingjr/