Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which day events worldwide are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network, and celebrated in more than 193 countries each year.
Sell trees and have a planting party!
The Arbor Day Foundation offers gift trees for only $3.00. Your organization could pre-sell tickets for a tree and order the exact amount you need to give away on Earth Day. Have a celebration that highlights your organization and educates on the beauty of trees. Each ticket-holder just presents their ticket on the day of the event and gets a tree!
Partner with a local park or community and have a tree planting celebration with the newly purchased trees. Your local cooperative extension could bring educational flyers, and help with planting tips.
If tickets are sold at in easy price of $6.00 each, your organization, your community, and the Arbor Day Foundation all win! You can view the Arbor Day Foundation flyer here.