2 years ago
Sunday, Jun 3, 2018Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Registration Start: 9:00 AM
2 Deshon Drive,
Melville, NY 11747
55 people are raising funds
BAPS Charities Walk Green 2018 in Long Island, NY is an event to raise funds for The Nature Conservancy, Newsday Charities 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 23,000 walkers in over 70 cities in North America and help us support the planting of 130,000 trees in 2018.
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.
Newsday Charities is committed to improving the lives of disadvantaged Long Islanders. Grants are made to local nonprofit organizations that provide vital programs in the areas of hunger, housing, youth education and child abuse prevention/treatment. Funds are raised through two public campaigns - Kids Campaign and Help-A-Family.
Learn more: https://www.newsdaycharities.org/