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Celebrate Earth Day 2023 with a donation to a Top-Rated Environment & Climate Change charity!

   Apr 19, 2023

In 1969 at a UNESCO Conference in California, peace activist John McConnell proposed setting aside a day to honor the Earth. One month later United States Senator Gaylord Nelson sanctioned the idea to hold a nationwide environmental education teach-in day. With this, Earth Day was born!

The first Earth Day was held in the United States on the first day of spring in March 1970 and is now celebrated on April 22nd of each year by at least 1 billion people in over 193 countries. Earth Day is widely recognized as the largest secular observance in the world. It is a time set aside to raise public awareness about the concerning state of our planet and to promote systemic change designed to mitigate further damage to the environment. 

Please review CharityWatch’s full Top-Rated Environment & Climate Change charity list to identify a worthy environmental charity to support this Earth Day. 

Examples of Top-Rated Charities include:

Amazon Conservation Team partners with indigenous and other local communities to protect tropical forests and strengthen traditional culture.

Nature Conservancy works to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends.

World Resources Institute works to create change that improves people's lives and ensures the natural world can thrive.

ATTENTION: The charities listed in this alert were Top-Rated by CharityWatch at the time of its publication. CharityWatch updates our ratings throughout the year. To see if a particular charity is currently Top-Rated, please click on its name, below.

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