Tuesday, August 02, 2011

Galveston Island Tree Conservancy Needs Your Help!!!

The Galveston Island Tree Conservancy’s (GITC) NeighborWoods Project has been selected by Tom's of Maine as one of 20 finalists for a 50 States for Good sponsorship. This national initiative is designed to support the goodness behind grassroots community projects. Six of the final 20 organizations will be chosen to share in the $150,000 sponsorship fund, including one organization that will be given $50,000!

If selected, GITC will use the sponsorship $$$ to fund the 2011-12 NeighborWoods project. Visit the GITC website for project details.

Here's how you can HELP...
Although Tom's of Maine selected the top 20 finalists, the 6 organizations to receive funding will be selected by an ON-LINE VOTE. To cast your vote, please go to http://www.50statesforgood.com, click on VOTE NOW and select The Galveston Island Tree Conservancy.

Voting will take place from Tuesday, August 2, 2011 - Tuesday, September 11, 2011. IMPORTANT - Participants can vote once (1) per day during this period. So PLEASE - vote often!!!

You can view the running vote totals on the 50 States for Good site. This info will be public until the last week of voting, on or about September 6, 2011. At the completion of the final voting phase, the six (6) projects with the highest vote totals will be declared as the selected projects to receive funding, as determined by the consumer vote.

Help fund the upcoming NeighborWoods project by participating in this effort. Help GITC meet it's 2011-12 goal of planting 700 trees in Galveston Island Neighborhoods. VOTE today (and again tomorrow, and the next day and the next...).


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