CLEAN WATER SAVES LIVES
Aveda's global Earth Month partner, Global Greengrants Fund has been able to make 1,000 grants in 44 countries. Here is just a sampling of what that makes possible:
407 community projects to fight toxic pollution
482 projects helping communities to advocate for safe and affordable drinking water
700 watersheds, such as lakes, wetlands, and rivers, protected
940 communities addressing climate change, which contributes to water shortages and scarcity across the globe
20,000 women engaged in working towards clean water for their communities
42,000 people benefitting from wells and water infrastructure
72,000 acres devoted to sustainable agriculture
AND OUR LOCAL PARTNER, WESTERN RESOURCE ADVOCATES PROTECTS THE WEST'S WATER, AIR, AND LAND
You can help us do even more for the West. By committing your gift today, you will:
-Protect the West's rivers, including the Cache le Poudre, Colorado, Green, Gunnison, Verde, White, Yampa, San Pedro, and Gila.
-Ensure safe, clean water for Western cities including 11 in Colorado, 4 in Utah, and 6 in Arizona.
-Preserve Utah's Great Salt Lake and the 5 million water birds that rely on the lake.
-Safeguard lands and communities across the West from poorly planned or sited oil and gas drilling, fracking, and oil shale and tar sands development.
-Defend the West's threatened lands and recreation heritage from impacts associated with energy development that can fragment habitat, harm wildlife, and impair air and water quality.
-Create a clean energy future based on the West's vast renewable resources, energy efficiency, distributed generation, and sound placement of energy projects and transmission.
-Protect the region from the threats of climate change by reducing pollution from the power sector.
-Develop approaches to ensure that the West's communities and resources are resilient to climate change impacts.
-Promote energy choices, such as wind and solar, that use little water.
Please consider donating today!