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  1. New Way to Donate Through Facebook

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    The feature is still in its test phase, but Facebook has developed a new way for people to give to nonprofit organizations. Donate, the newly created feature, will allow people to contribute directly to nonprofits through Facebook.   Your organization may already have a donate button on their Facebook page,...
  2. Prop 39 Implementation

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    Let’s Shade Some Schools California voters passed Proposition 39 in 2012 by a 60% margin in order to eliminate a corporate tax loophole and provide $550 million each year over the next five years for energy efficiency projects throughout the state.   Flash forward to the present. The California Energy...
  3. 36 Hours in Sacramento

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    36 Hours in Sacramento by Chuck Mills   When a year’s worth of work comes closer to fruition over a such a short period, it’s hard to take time and absorb the good news. This is especially true when it’s better than expected.   Nonetheless, that is what we were...
  4. Welcome to Houston Park

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    The underserved Houston neighborhood in Visalia had no public gathering places or recreational facilities. The new Houston Neighborhood Park, planted by Urban Tree Foundation in partnership with California ReLeaf, represents the hard work of numerous volunteers from the community coming together to create positive change in their neighborhood. More than...
  5. Lessons Learned in Pennsylvania

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    By Keith McAleer   It was a pleasure to represent Tree Davis at this year’s Partners in Community Forestry National Conference in Pittsburgh (a big thank you to California ReLeaf for making my attendance possible!).  The annual Partners conference is a unique opportunity for non-profits, arborists, public agencies, scientists and...