(Image above: Everybody pitch in to help the Earth, taken from GardenStateEarthInstitute.org)
Thank you so much for all of your green charity suggestions! They were all deserving, touching, and some were downright creative. From planting trees to rescuing tigers to greening the coffee industry, it was difficult to narrow down the options.
Here are our four favorites. Vote for the one you like best using the poll in the left sidebar, and the charity with the most votes by April 20th will receive 10% of ModCloth sales on Earth Day! Happy voting…
1. Fauna & Flora International (http://www.fauna-flora.org/) – “Conserving the planet’s threatened species and ecosystems with the people and communities who depend on them.”
2. Hands On Gulf Coast (http://www.handsongulfcoast.org/) – “…supports the volunteer-driven recovery of the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina…”
3. Union of Concerned Scientists (http://www.ucsusa.org/) – “…leading science-based nonprofit working for a healthy environment and a safer world.”
4. Pennsylvania Resources Council (http://www.prc.org/) – One of PA’s “oldest citizen action environmental organizations” focused on waste reduction, litter and visual blight prevention, and composting.