Harlem Globetrotters reduce their carbon footprint by supporting Plant a Tree Today Foundation

first_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.  38 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis On their stay in Thailand, the Globetrotters met with the local environmental charity, Plant a Tree Today (PATT) Foundation, to look at ways they can reduce their carbon footprint. The work of this foundation aims to address climate change and environmental issues through reforestation.To kick start the Globetrotters’ mission to reduce their carbon footprint, a number of native Thai trees will be planted on the team’s behalf at one of the PATT Foundation’s reforestation sites in Thailand. The projects that the PATT Foundation undertakes not only help mitigate climate change, but also improve wildlife habitat and provide income, jobs and education for local residents.PATT Foundation staff member Charisse Gebhart visited Impact Arena before the Harlem Globetrotters’ show. Gebhart, a lifelong Globetrotters fan, met with some of the team to present a certificate recognizing the team’s support of the tree planting.“I’m pleased to see all levels of society wanting to do their bit to help with our global environmental problems; it is especially great when high profile teams show their support,” said Gebhart.For more informationDr Dan Rollinson, Thailand Country ManagerTel: +66 2 2559 6255Email: [email protected] Plant A Tree Today FoundationPlant a Tree Today (PATT) Foundation works to raise awareness of global environmental issues, campaign for better environmental practices and take action against deforestation and climate change by planting trees.Plant a Tree Today (PATT) Foundation was founded in 2005 and is a UK Registered Charity and Thailand Foundation. PATT has operational offices in Bangkok, Thailand and Indonesia with representatives in Malaysia, India & South Africa.PATT was recently recognized in a prestigious UN award (the Seed award) for their innovative project concept that aims to tackle environmental and social problems in the developing world.www.plant-a-tree-today.orgAbout the Harlem GlobetrottersSponsored by Campbell Soup Company, IHOP, Spalding, and America’s Best Contacts and Eyeglasses, the Original Harlem Globetrotters are in their 83rd consecutive season of touring the world.The Globetrotters have played in 120 countries on six continents, entertaining over 130 million fans and crossing barriers between cultures, societies and people from all walks of life. The Globetrotters are one of only six teams to be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.For the latest news and information about the Harlem Globetrotters, and to purchase team merchandise, visit the team’s official Web site:www.harlemglobetrotters.com AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Harlem Globetrotters reduce their carbon footprint by supporting Plant a Tree Today Foundationcenter_img Howard Lake | 29 August 2009 | News Harlem Globetrotters reduce their carbon footprint by supporting tree planting projects with Plant a Tree Today Foundation.Bangkok, 17th August 2009: The internationally acclaimed exhibition basketball team, the Harlem Globetrotters, recently visited Bangkok as part of their 2009 “Spinning the Globe” World Tour. Playing nearly 400 games annually, the team spends considerable time flying around the world, dazzling the crowds with their legendary performances. As the Ambassadors of Goodwill™, the Globetrotters are keenly aware of the environmental effects and are taking steps to reduce their carbon footprint. Advertisement Tagged with: Celebritylast_img read more

TDA to help Alzheimer’s Research UK with legacy review

first_imgTDA to help Alzheimer’s Research UK with legacy review Dementia research charity Alzheimer’s Research UK has chosen marketing agency TDA to conduct a comprehensive review of its legacy fundraising activity.Legacies currently funding one third of the charity’s research. TDA‘s Head of Fundraising David Burrows will lead the strategic review, with the aim of recommending approaches to protect and grow the income stream.Carolyn Causton, Marketing Manager at Alzheimer’s Research UK, explained: “Whilst our legacy income is growing healthily, we recognise that we cannot be complacent. TDA has a proven track record in this area, and we want to work with the agency to develop a more proactive, insight-led approach to maximise our legacy income.”David Burrows commented that with 25 million people in the UK having a close friend or relative with dementia, this gave the charity a good base from which to reach out to potential legacy donors. He added: “We have carried out extensive research looking at the psychology of legacy donations, and we will draw on this in our recommendations for the charity.”www.alzheimersresearchuk.org  39 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 29 May 2012 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Tagged with: Consulting & Agencies legacies TDA AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more