Fundraising Program for Schools and Churches
Recycling and Raising Funds For Schools and Churches
Gaia provides free environmental educational programs and works to promote sustainable practices like the reuse of clothes by placing Gaia Clothes Collection Bins with schools and churches throughout Chicago.
Reusing and recycling clothes is an innovative strategy for reducing unnecessary waste that is created and left behind by students throughout the school year. Sponsoring a Gaia collection bin at schools will give students the chance to donate their used clothes, shoes, books, and other items that would otherwise end up in the trash, giving items a second lease on life!
Once the collection bin is in place, Gaia will send a report every 3 or 6 months on how many pounds of donated items the bin has collected, this will help schools and churches keep track of their reuse and recycling accomplishments.
When a school or church meets or exceeds it's collection target, it will receive a Collection Reward in cash gift card and other prizes!
Gaia will also partner with your school on different environmental projects and programs. Gaia staff can host presentations on the 3 R’s, Renewable Energy, and Urban Agriculture. Gaia can also display the solar panel and bio-diesel machine at your school to promote renewable energy.
Gaia also has volunteer opportunities for students where they can earn service hours. On Recycling Days, Clean & Green Events, and Gaia Garden Days, students will have the opportunity to help and learn how they can make a positive impact to our environment!
Take the first GREEN STEP to creating a sustainable school by adopting a Gaia Collection Bin!
Environmental educational presentations on the following:
|Collection Rate||Cash Prize|
|10,000 pounds||$200 + other prizes!|
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