Every second, one and a half acres of forest are cut down around the world. Twenty football fields’ worth of trees die every minute. Around 4,500 acres of forest are burned, bulldozed, or felled every hour. This loss contributes to 17 percent of annual greenhouse gas emissions. Imagine what difference you could make by planting just one tree.
One tree. It may seem small to you, but it can really make an impact. One tree produces approximately 260 pounds of oxygen each year. Twenty percent of the world’s oxygen is produced in the Amazon Rainforest, which is also where deforestation is most prevalent.
For our Bat Mitzvah project, we are devoted to spreading awareness and helping to solve this problem. We have already planted trees on three continents. For the past year, we’ve also been taking photos of trees wherever we go. We’ve designed notecards and postcards using these images. Each card uses a different photo and is made of 100% recycled paper. The proceeds from the sale of these cards are going towards global reforestation.
> For a donation of $15, we will send you a set of 6 postcards.
> For a donation of $20, we will send you a set of 6 notecards with envelopes.
> For a donation of $30, we will send you one set of 6 postcards and one set of 6 notecards. A $35 value!
> For a donation of $50, we will send you our Leaf Lover package, which includes 2 sets of postcards, 1 set of notecards, and 2 exclusive Leaves4Leaves pens! A $60 value!
> For a donation of $100, we will send you our Giving Tree package, which includes 2 sets of postcards, 2 sets of notecards, 1 Leaves4Leaves mousepad, and 3 Leaves4leaves bookmarks! Priceless!
Thank you for your kindness and generosity, and for helping to save the planet one tree at a time. If you have any questions, suggestions, or special requests, please email us at leaves4leaves[at]gmail.com. In the meantime, follow us on Instagram @leaves4leaves! Please feel free to share this page with your friends.
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