4 years ago
Sunday, May 22, 2016Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 11:00 AM
Registration Start: 8:00 AM
43-38, Bowne street,
Flushing, NY 11365
24 people are raising funds
BAPS Charities Walk Green 2016 in New York, 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 17,000 walkers in over 50 cities in North America and help us support the planting of 100,000 trees in 2016.
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
Newsday Charities is committed to helping those less fortunate in our community improve their lives and become self-sufficient. With the generous support of donors and matching funds provided by the McCormick Foundation, grants are made to qualified nonprofit organizations with programs that concentrate on child abuse prevention and treatment; child and youth education; housing; and hunger.