BAPS Charities: Walk Green & 5K Run

5/7/2016 7:00 AM

BAPS Charities: Walk Green & 5K Run

BAPS Charities Walk Green 2016 Supports The Nature Conservancy

 

BAPS Charities’ Walk Green and 5K Run (http://www.bapscharities.org/walk16atlanta) 

Date: May 7, 2016

Times: 5K Run Registration at 7:00am BAPS Charities 5k Run Registration Link

            Walk Registration at 8:30am BAPS Charities Walk Registration Link

Venue: BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, 460 Rockbridge Rd NW, Lilburn GA 30047

Details: Expecting over 750 participants this year, BAPS Charities Walk Green will support a national beneficiary, the Nature Conservancy, and its Plant a Billion Trees campaign to restore 1.6 million acres of land by 2025.  The Nature Conservancy’s mission is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. With over 1 million members, the organization protects more than 119 million acres of land, thousands of miles of rivers, and operates more than 100 marine conservation projects globally since 1951.

In collaboration with them, over fifty BAPS Charities walks across North America, appropriately named Walk Green, will contribute to rejuvenating our dying forests by helping plant over 70,000 trees in the United States.

About BAPS Charities

 BAPS Charities is a 501(c) (3) registered nonprofit international charity organization committed to sincerely serving the world by caring for individuals, families, and communities. It is affiliated with BAPS as an independent charity and social services arm. The 55,000 BAPS volunteers networked in over 3,300 centers around the world provide over 12 million volunteer-hours of service annually.

Among social service charities, BAPS Charities is a well-respected and trusted name. It has amassed over 50 years of firsthand experience in initiating, managing, and sustaining 160 humanitarian operations throughout the world in such diverse fields as: medical services, environmental services, community services, tribal services, and disaster relief services.

For additional information on BAPS Charities and its international and local philanthropic activities, please visit www.bapscharities.org

Contact: Jigar B. Patel MD, 205-821-3525jigarbpatelmd@gmail.com


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