We can support the nonprofit organizations in our community who are working to create a more sustainable Oregon.
Earth Day Oregon is a collective campaign focused on amplifying the impact of Earth Day. The organization drives donations to Oregon’s nonprofit organizations that are working to advance the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals which ultimately create more resilient ecosystems, stronger, healthier communities and a more sustainable world for all.
Earth Day Oregon saw success in 2019, the first year of operation, with 22 Nonprofit Partners, 84 Business Partners, and over $50K raised to support the environment. COVID19 significantly impacted our plans for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day in 2020, despite this, we were still able to creatively celebrate and raise funds for our Nonprofit Partners. In 2020 TKO joined up with this annual event and was a recipient of the fundraising effort.
This fall was chaotic and dramatic. Historic winds, fires, civil unrest, and a deadly pandemic will define the fall of 2020 for most. For me, they all set the backdrop for a somewhat confusing, sometimes chaotic, but overall incredibly fulfilling internship with Trailkeepers of Oregon, the US Forest Service, and Northwest Youth Corps. For the months of September, October and November, I worked in the Columbia River Gorge, aiding in ongoing trail restoration efforts. […]
Congratulations on the 2020 season! With challenges seemingly around every corner, it was certainly not an easy road, but we still accomplished some big things. I am so grateful for each and everyone of you who participated this year, either by signing up for a volunteer shift or by just staying in the loop by being on the email list. […]