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What you’ve made possible

In some ways it still feels like we just celebrated a new year, but then you realize: it’s halfway over. Time goes by like that sometimes, especially when you’re engaged in deep and immersive work. Right now is a good time to celebrate the work you’ve made possible for Plant With Purpose over the past […]
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Milestones and Making Plans

It’s the end of a fiscal year for Plant With Purpose, and this one leaves us with a lot to celebrate. This year saw the 30 millionth tree planted by Plant With Purpose, and that is a very big cause for celebration. Each tree plays a major role in environmental respiration. Through transpiration, assisting in […]
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Stay cool and stay green, even when it's hot out

Summer is just around the corner, which means longer daylight, more time outside, and warmer weather. For some of us, that means much warmer weather, prompting a habitual air-conditioning crank during the day to come home to a nice, cool house after hours of soaking up the sun. Anyone who’s seen an electricity bill before […]
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EarthX: Changing lives from Dallas to the DRC

Plant With Purpose and EarthX were Earth Week partners. EarthX is an environmental forum where citizens, educators, business leaders, students, nonprofits, and leaders can take action towards a more sustainable future by exploring a variety of solutions. Plant With Purpose came for the second year in a row, connecting with environmental leaders and concerned citizens. […]
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How to Stay Sane While Living Sustainably

Four important things to remember Start Small Living sustainably does not have to happen over night. There is no need to overhaul your whole life in one big sweep. Start small and work up. You do not need to phase out plastics completely, if that does not suit your lifestyle yet. Instead, start by using […]
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Earth Day celebrates a chance to love your neighbor

One of our greatest purposes is to love our neighbor as ourselves Many of us are familiar with the two greatest commandments, as found in Matthew 22: To love God with all our hearts, minds, and strength, and, To love our neighbor as ourselves While each of us may find unique opportunities to practice these […]
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Why is it sometimes difficult to take action that helps the planet

We’re constantly in the process of encouraging people to serve our global neighbors by caring for the environment. We’ll be honest, however. Sometimes it can be difficult to see where to get started. There are so many possible choices, but how do you get started? Perhaps you’ve gone from never considering the importance of the […]
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This Earth Day, help restore Creation

The Wonder of Creation is still good. The Story of Creation goes something like this: God made beautiful things. He appreciated and admired them, and called them good. We messed up. We invited sin, degradation, death, and disease to enter the picture. Out of Love, Christ came. His death and resurrection began the process of […]
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Three ways to celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day is Sunday, April 22, 2018 Go outside What better way to celebrate creation than to spend some time deeply immersed in it? Our desire to worship swells whenever we find ourselves in awe of something beautiful. After all, God took time to admire the world after creation. “The forests of America, however slighted […]
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The WHY behind our website

You may have noticed we’ve got a new look. If you’re reading this post, you are most likely on the new plantwithpurpose.org. This month, we re-launched our digital home. Our new look is meant to bring you closer to our programs all around the world. We believe strongly in the work we do, and we […]
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