3 years ago
Sunday, Jun 11, 2017Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 12:00 PM
Registration Start: 9:00 AM
Thomas A. Edison Park
N Patrol Rd,
Edison, NJ 08837
470 people are raising funds
BAPS Charities Walk Green 2017 in Edison, NJ is an event to raise funds The Nature Conservancy, JFK Medical Center Foundation, Middlesex County College, 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 17,000 walkers in over 50 cities in North America and help us support the planting of 100,000 trees in 2017.
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.
JFK Medical Center Foundation
JFK Medical Center Foundation plays a critical role in helping provide state-of-the-art clinical services and technologies, facility modernization and expansions, staff and community education, wellness initiatives, outreach programs and other vital components of the Medical Center's continuum of care. The Foundation has also provided assistance to two world-class institutes, the renowned New Jersey Neuroscience Institute and the JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, as well as other outstanding programs such as the Children's Neuroscience and Rehabilitation Center, Hartwyck Nursing, Convalescent and Rehabilitation Centers, Whispering Knoll Assisted Living and Haven Hospice.
Learn more: http://www.jfkmc.org/jfk-foundation
Middlesex County College
The mission of Middlesex County College is to provide access to a quality, affordable education for a diverse population, to support student success for lifelong learning, and to strengthen the economic, social and cultural life of the community.
Learn more: https://www.middlesexcc.edu/