EarthShare Texas wrapped up it’s second #MyEarthMyTexas challenge on Earth Day and we want to give a big thanks to our generous sponsors: H-E-B, Reliant, an NRG Company, and Balcones Resources.
What is #MyEarthMyTexas?
#MyEarthMyTexas is an Instagram challenge where participants post about their sustainable lifestyle, connection to nature, or any other way they celebrate the Earth. Kicking off April 1, the challenge goes until Earth Day, April 22.
This campaign is intended to show the growing support for environmentalism in Texas and serves as a fundraiser for the EarthShare Texas federation of Texas-based environmental nonprofits who benefit from donations received throughout the campaign.
Who Sponsored #MyEarthMyTexas?
This year, #MyEarthMyTexas was sponsored by three companies: H-E-B, Reliant, and Balcones Resources.
If you live near an H-E-B, you likely already know this grocery chain to be an outstanding leader in helping the community. In addition to being our largest #MyEarthMyTexas sponsor, they also host a month-long tearpad campaign where customers of H-E-B and Central Market can add a small donation to their purchase at checkout. “Here at H-E-B, we believe that if we work together today, we can create a better tomorrow. Together, we’re conserving natural resources, protecting Texas wildlife, and responsibly managing product and food waste while being better neighbors.”
Reliant is a Houston-based energy company, recognized for its outstanding customer service and Reliant Gives program that supports numerous causes. Since 2011, EarthShare Texas has been the beneficiary of the Reliant EcoShareSM Program which has raised more than $2 million dollars for Texas-based environmental charities.
Finally, Balcones Resources is a comprehensive environmental services company specialized in recovering resources through recycling, document and product destruction, and alternative energy.
Who Donated #MyEarthMyTexas Prizes?
In addition to sponsoring the #MyEarthMyTexas challenge this year, we also had several prizes donated to our winners (who will be announced soon!).
REI – Trail Hut 4 Tent with Footprint
Kammok – Roo Double Camping Hammok + Python 10’ Straps
Athleta – $150 in Gift Cards
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center – Family Memberships
Texas Solar Energy Society – Cool House Tour Tickets
Buffalo Bayou – Cistern Tour Tickets
NadaMoo – Coupons
Texas Parks and Wildlife – Family Outdoor Experience Workshop, Tour of the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center, Tour of Sea Center
How You Can Support Texas-Based Environmental Nonprofits
EarthShare Texas relies on contributions by big companies and individuals alike to help ensure a green future. Make a difference by donating what you can.
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To everyone in Texas who participated #MyEarthMyTexas, thank you! We hope to see you again next year.