Weʼve raised £470 to bring 50 more urban trees to Reading
- Reading, Berkshire, UK
- Funded on Tuesday, 24th November 2020
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Trees for Reading
Through our Trees for Reading initiative, we’re working to bring more urban trees to our town.
We're mainly aiming to encourage local organisations to sponsor the planting and care of trees, as a way to make a positive difference. However, in response to feedback, we've now set up this community tree planting fund, so individuals who want to contribute can also get involved.
We welcome donations of any amount. Once we’ve collected enough for a tree, we’ll plant one and mark it as being sponsored by the community of Reading.
Just so you know, the total we need to plant one tree is £385. That covers:
• £200 for a substantial young tree (3-3.5 metres tall and 12-14cm around the trunk)
• £150 to cover care and maintenance for the first two years (eg watering in summer)
• + 10% management fee to cover professional accounting, project management and marketing support
We’ve developed the Trees for Reading initiative working closely with Reading Tree Wardens and Reading Borough Council, who will continue to work with us to ensure its success.
Let’s make Reading greener together!
To find out more about Trees for Reading, visit www.ethicalreading.org.uk/trees-for-reading.
- 1 year ago
Ethical Reading1 year ago
Another article out about the Trees for Reading initiative. You can find out more at ethicalreading.org.uk/trees-for-reading/
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Dec 30, 2019
Here is to a greener 2020
Dec 18, 2019
Dec 18, 2019
Congratulations on all your good work, Julie Williams
Dec 17, 2019
Dec 16, 2019
A great initiative - hope it leads to lots more trees in Reading!
Dec 16, 2019
Just a little contribution towards making our town greener, happier and healthier. Together we can make it happen!
Dec 14, 2019
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Reading, Berkshire, UK
Ethical Reading is a social enterprise that exists to help organisations in Reading and their teams do the right thing by each other, the wider community and the environment, and to thrive in the process. www.ethicalreading.org.uk