I’m privileged to work with many amazing organizations that are working hard to protect the planet and make the world a better place. I encourage you to learn more about these groups and get involved!
Captain Planet Foundation
Mission: The mission of the Captain Planet Foundation is to give the next generation of environmental stewards an active understanding and love for the natural world in which they live. Our unique program of funding and supporting hands-on environmental projects is designed to encourage innovative initiatives that inspire and empower children and youth around the world as they work individually and collectively creating environmental solutions in their homes, schools and communities. www.captainplanetfdn.org
Mothers & Others for Clean Air
Mission: Mothers & Others for Clean Air, a program of the American Lung Association of the Southeast, is a unique partnership of leading public health and child advocacy organizations. We work to advance public policy that will improve air quality and fight climate change in order to reduce the effects of air pollution on public health, especially children’s health. We partner with medical and public health professionals as well as parents of children with asthma and those with chronic disease. www.mothersandothersforcleanair.org
Environmental Working Group
Mission: The Environmental Working Group’s mission is to empower people to live healthier lives in a healthier environment. With breakthrough research and education, we drive consumer choice and civic action. www.ewg.org
Mission: Chattahoochee Riverkeeper’s (CRK) mission is to advocate and secure the protection and stewardship of the Chattahoochee River, its tributaries and watershed, in order to restore and preserve their ecological health for the people and wildlife that depend on the river system. Chattahoochee.org
League of Conservation Voters
Mission: LCV works to turn environmental values into national, state and local priorities. LCV, in collaboration with our state LCV partners, advocates for sound environmental laws and policies, holds elected officials accountable for their votes and actions, and elects pro-environment candidates who will champion our priority issues. www.lcv.org
Mission: TFI supports efforts for improving air and water quality, developing a sustainable energy future to protect our climate, safeguarding environmental health, maintaining wildlife habitat protection, and developing practices and policies to curb population growth rates. www.turnerfoundation.org/
Turner Endangered Species Fund
Mission: TESF focuses on species protected under federal and state endangered species laws, whereas Turner Biodiversity Division considers species that are at slightly less risk. These companion efforts are dedicated to saving biological diversity by ensuring the persistence of imperiled species and their habitats with an emphasis on private land. Both organizations work on diverse ecological issues aimed at restoring individual species as well as functional ecosystems. Our activities are guided by the principles of conservation biology, and we endeavor to contribute to the distribution of reliable scientific and policy information. tesf.org
Defenders of Wildlife
Mission: Defenders of Wildlife is a major national conservation organization focused solely on wildlife and habitat conservation and the safeguarding of biodiversity. www.defenders.org/
Ray C Anderson Foundation
Mission: The Ray C. Anderson Foundation seeks to promote a sustainable society by supporting and pioneering initiatives that harmonize society, business and the environment for the present generation and tomorrow’s child. www.raycandersonfoundation.org/
Mission: The vision of the Waterkeeper movement is for swimmable, drinkable, fishable waterways worldwide. http://waterkeeper.org
Ted's Montana Grill
Mission: Ted’s is a proud tribute to the ingredients, meals and hospitality that define the Great American West while preserving and building the bison herds in America. www.TedsMontanaGrill.com
Turner Enterprises, Inc.
Mission: Turner Enterprises, Inc. (TEI), a private company, manages the business interests, land holdings and investments of Ted Turner, including the oversight of two million acres in 12 states and in Argentina, and more than 51,000 bison.
TEI also works closely with Turner’s philanthropic and charitable interests, including the founding and ongoing operations of the United Nations Foundation, Nuclear Threat Initiative, Turner Foundation, Captain Planet Foundation, and the Turner Endangered Species Fund. www.TedTurner.com