3 months ago
Sunday, Jun 16, 2019Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Time: 6:00 PM
Registration Start: 3:00 PM
Newington Volunteer Fire Department
1485 Main Street, ,
Newington , CT 06111
25 people are raising funds
BAPS Charities Walk Green 2019 in Hartford, CT 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
American Cancer Society
Making a big difference in finding the next scientific breakthrough for cancer patients.
Newington Volunteer Fire Dept
To provide state of the art fire suppression, rescue, and prevention services to reduce property loss, injuries or death from fires, accidents, hazardous materials releases or other natural disasters, while recognizing the significant volunteer contribution of our members as the main ingredient to our success.
Learn more: https://www.newingtonct.gov/1240/Fire
Newington Police Dept
A community focused law enforcement agency which is committed to achieving organizational excellence.
Learn more: https://www.newingtonct.gov/2427/Police