3 years ago
Sunday, Jun 4, 2017Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Time: 12:00 PM
Registration Start: 9:00 AM
2 Deshon Drive ,
Melville , NY 11747
138 people are raising funds
BAPS Charities Walk Green 2017 in Long Island, NY is an event to raise funds for The Nature Conservancy 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.
The Huntington Youth Bureau Youth Development Research Institute
Project Excel is a is a 501 (c ) (3)funded by the Town of Huntington Youth Bureau, the New York State Office of Children and Family Services, the Suffolk County Youth Bureau, various grants, fundraisers and private donations. Project Excel seeks to provide all youth in the Town of Huntington with enrichment programs in the areas of the Arts, Life skill, Education and Employment. All programs are free of charge.
Learn more: http://hybydri.org/
Mothers Club of Wheatley Heights
The Mothers Club of Wheatley Heights was organized in 1980 as the result of the closing of the Taukomas Elementary School. Taukomas was a neighborhood school which was closed because of a disproportionate minority population (23%) and declining enrollment in the Half Hollow Hills School District.
Learn more: https://www.mothersclubofwheatleyheights.com