Earth Day 2015 in Jacksonville, FL
On Saturday, May 2, 2015, BAPS Charities youth volunteers in Jacksonville, FL celebrated earth day by planting plant flowers and herbs. Planting a variety of different plants and seeds gave the children an opportunity to learn about organic planting and a sustainable way of living.
Since its inception 45 years ago, Earth Day has become a significant event with more than two billion people across 192 countries participating on Earth Day 2015. This year’s theme, “It’s our turn to lead”, aims to bring individuals, communities, businesses, organizations, and nations together in support of a common goal, to address our planets’ environmental challenges. BAPS Charities has long been an active partner in environmental causes such as Earth Day. From recycling efforts, to water conservation efforts, to tree planting, to green energy, BAPS Charities has undertaken numerous projects around the globe in continuation of a solid commitment to our planet.