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Plant a Tree ($1 a Tree)

Brightest (Climate)

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Trees are the most efficient, natural carbon dioxide (CO2) absorbers on the planet. Planting a tree helps limit climate change, restart water cycles, keep deserts from spreading, and also provides vital natural resources to local communities. Every time you plant a tree on Brightest, you're making the world a little better (and more carbon neutral), while offsetting your personal carbon footprint. Each tree you plant offsets approximately 1% of a metric ton (MT) of CO2 each year. Healthy, protected trees live to be 50, 75, and often 100+ years old, making them one of nature's most important ecosystem protectors and climate change fighters. For easy reference, planting four to five new trees is equal to taking one car off the road for a year and neutralizing all its emissions and carbon footprint. By supporting this Brightest tree planting project, you'll help protect forest biodiversity, restore degraded land, fight climate change, and promote local economic development in front-line communities. Our partners work with local conservation groups, farmers, and tree planters in Brazil, California, Haiti, Peru, Madagascar, Mozambique, and Tanzania to establish sustainable agroforestry systems using native tree species, create good-paying green jobs, and help protect the local environment. Trees planted through Brightest are planted in partnership with The Brightest Foundation Incorporated, a US 501 (c)(3) public charity, EIN 83-3516335, alongside our local reforestation partner network. Any contribution you make to plant trees with us is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law.

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Amazônia, Codajás

Summer Literacy Tutor

Brilliant Detroit

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We need your help to get children on track to reading!Brilliant Detroit is partnering with the Center for Success to host high dosage reading tutoring for students K-3 at four of our Detroit sites.Mentors work one-on-one with students, reading books, completing homework, and playing literacy games curated and provided by the Center for Success staff. This program has been shown to effectively increase reading levels by almost 2.5 grades each year!We hope you can be a part of this transformational program with us! We seek additional tutors to match growing student interest. Tutoring takes place Monday through Thursday from 4:30-6:30 during the summer. The summer program runs from July 8th to August 29th.This will be a weekly commitment and consistent volunteering is required. We ask that tutors commit to either Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday from 4:30 to 5:30 and/or 5:30 to 6:30 pm. If you can only tutor one day a week, we ask that you come in for both hours that day.There is a mandatory training prior to tutoring. There is a mandatory training prior to tutoring. The next training will take place on Tuesday, July 16th from 5:30pm-6:30pm at the Southwest Site (5675 Larkins St. Detroit, 48210). If you have any questions or are unavailable at those times, please don't hesitate to contact us at volunteer@brilliantdetroit.org.Cody Rouge (far West side, 7425 Fielding St, Detroit 48228) Mondays and Wednesdays 4:30-6:30pmOsborn (far Northeast, 13800 Eastburn St, Detroit 48205) Mondays and Wednesdays 4:30-6:30pmCentral (near the North End and New Center, 803 Hazelwood St, Detroit 48202) Tuesday and Thursday 4:30-6:30pmSouthwest (5675 Larkins St, Detroit 48210) Monday/Wednesdays and Tuesday/Thursdays 4:30-6:30pm

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5675 Larkins St
Detroit, Michigan 48210

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