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£470
raised of £19,250 target by 12 supporters

    Weʼve raised £470 to bring 50 more urban trees to Reading

    Reading, Berkshire, UK

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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.

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    • Ethical Reading1 year ago
      Ethical Reading

      Ethical Reading

      1 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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    1 year ago

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    Supporters

    12

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Dec 30, 2019

      Here is to a greener 2020

    • Gardner teens

      Gardner teens

      Dec 18, 2019

      £10.00

    • J Williams

      J Williams

      Dec 18, 2019

      Congratulations on all your good work, Julie Williams

      £100.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Dec 17, 2019

      £20.00

    • Emma

      Emma

      Dec 16, 2019

      A great initiative - hope it leads to lots more trees in Reading!

      £50.00

    • Kathryn McCann

      Kathryn McCann

      Dec 16, 2019

      Just a little contribution towards making our town greener, happier and healthier. Together we can make it happen!

      £20.00

    • Paul Sturgess

      Paul Sturgess

      Dec 14, 2019

    Great people make things happen

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    Ethical Reading

    Ethical Reading

    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

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