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Saturday, May 18th 2019Registration Start: 8:30 AM
Koehler Pavillon, Brackenridge, George Park
3700 North St. Mary’s ,
San Antonio, TX 78209
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BAPS Charities Walk Green 2019 in San Antonio, TX 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
Lighthouse For The Blind & Vision Impaired
Since the 30’s, San Antonio Lighthouse of the Blind participates in multiple programs throughout San Antonio assisting visually impaired individuals to gain their independence. The organization supports our troops through contracts with the military creating uniforms, helmet chin straps, writing utensils, and oil analysis kits. They operate an extensive senior center in San Antonio and the surrounding areas for the blind and visually impaired over the age of 50. The Lighthouse functions as the one stop shop for the blind in San Antonio.
Learn more: https://www.salighthouse.org/