Gifts at Changing The Present

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Give a pitchfork to help volunteers spread mulch, which provides nutrients for plants and trees. more

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Cut Pollution Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Renewable energy credits

Clean Air Cool Planet

By donating to Clean Air–Cool Planet, you can offset 1000 pounds of carbon. The donation will purchase Renewable Energy Certificates from NativeEnergy, a Vermont company that provides incremental funding for wind, landfill gas and farm methane projects that might not otherwise be built. more

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Increase Awareness Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Environment education

Generations United

Your gift will provide "How To" guides and technical assistance to four intergenerational groups seeking to carry out environmental awareness projects in their communities. more

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Your gift will enable a low-income, elderly resident to have greater control over the energy usage in her apartment, contributing to reduced energy costs for her and freeing up income for other basic needs. more

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Your gift to Adopt A Penguin will enable Defenders of Wildlife’s work with automakers and members of Congress to raise the standard fuel efficiency of cars and trucks. The burning of fossil fuels is the single most human-related cause of rising temperatures around the globe. more

$100 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Restore Rangeland Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Demine 25 sq. meters

Roots of Peace

Your donation will demine and restore 25 square meters of land and help restore nature's balance in Southeastern Angola for the benefit of both human and wildlife populations. Following a demining effort, elephants will naturally re-establish their lost ranging areas. more

$34 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Local indigenous communities are demanding that the government secure their consent before allowing mining to proceed. Your gift funds an hour of a lawyer's time to help a community defend their right to land and clean water. more

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Fund A Study Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

One climate case study

Clean Air Cool Planet

Clean Air–Cool Planet has developed a series of comprehensive reports highlighting the "how-tos" of successful corporate climate strategies. Your gift can help identify and share the stories of new “climate champions. more

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Your gift will fund one trip by an activist to help document and report ongoing abusive practices against these communities. Because of the work of Fund grantee Green Advocates, these local communities are starting to organize, resist, and generate media attention. more

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A principal root of the problem has been that in order to add variety and diversity to public/institutional menus and simultaneously reduce personnel, infrastructure and contract costs, one option has predominated: prefabricated, ready to serve, processed food, often laden with ingredients unhealthy to body, mind an... more

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Your donation will help NRDC safeguard the country’s drinking water by pushing for citizens' right to know about contaminants in their water and by conducting scientific research and public education. more

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Adopt A Tiger Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Stop illegal poaching

Defenders of Wildlife

Your gift to Adopt A Tiger today will help to battle the many threats -- including illegal logging and poaching -- to tigers and other endangered wildlife around the world. more