We are working with environmental non-profits that are part of the solution to the issues Off the Grid Across America is bringing attention to. Each of these environmental nonprofits are researched by 1% for the Planet and approved to meet their environmental criteria. They are "bona fide environmental groups, with clear objectives and a track record of effective environmental initiatives." If 1% for the Planet believes in them so do we.
As a donor you can rest assured that your money will be used efficiently to create a healthier planet.
Each of them are on our route and we will spend time with them.
Donate to the cause of your choice below or to our general fund that we will split amongst them. Our goal is to raise $10,000 for these non-profits before we reach the 1% for the Planet headquarters on August 1st.
Community Cycles (CC) is a non-profit organization of bicycle enthusiasts whose mission is to educate and advocate for use of bicycles as an affordable, viable and sustainable means of transportation and personal enjoyment within our community.
Solar Sister empowers women with clean energy and economic opportunity. It combines the breakthrough potential of micro-solar technology with an Avon style woman-centered direct sales network to bring light, hope and opportunity to Africa.
To work to increase the awareness of reuse by educating the public about its environmental, economic, and social benefits.
A national nonprofit organization and land trust supporting people from diverse backgrounds, and the environments in which they live, by helping to provide equal access to healthy, high-quality, safe, and affordable food for people in all communities.
The protection and enjoyment of oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network.
The Surfrider Foundation is a grassroots nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our world’s oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network. Founded in 1984 by a handful of visionary surfers in Malibu, California, the Surfrider Foundation now maintains over 250,000 supporters, activists and members worldwide. For an overview of the Surfrider Foundation San Diego Chapter’s current campaigns, programs and initiatives go to www.surfridersd.org or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (858) 622-9661.
Guitars in the Classroom's Sing Green initiative aims to to teach eco-sustainability through music in farm to school to table programs and to train, inspire and equip classroom teachers to lead free, daily, integrated music making sessions.
Our mission is to connect citizens to create, fund, and inspire innovative local projects and new levels of local environmental knowledge and action in our backyards.
Craig Calfee started Bamboosero with the idea that teaching a man (or woman) to build bikes is a long-term solution that can have a lasting impact.
Using bamboo makes this possible. It grows in most of the developing world and makes it far easier to supply a bike builder with raw materials. And it makes a common resource more valuable. Much better than mining or cutting down the forest. Oh. . . and it rides like a dream!
The Bamboosero idea is simple: connect bike builders in developing countries with bike buyers like you. Buying a Bamboosero Bike doesn’t just get you a great bike, it:
• Helps working families support themselves
• Injects badly needed foreign currency into struggling economies
• Creates the production capacity for an incredibly efficient local transport -
They are currently creating the Go Rider which is a cargo bike specifically designed for use in Africa. It's centered on the belief that a low-cost, durable and "longtail" bicycle with integrated cargo capacity - a cargo bike - can change the life of someone living in rural poverty by connecting them to markets, schools and clinics. These new bicycle technologies have been licensed for small-scale development programs to increase incomes and reduce poverty throughout Latin America and Africa. Learn more about this cause here: Worldbike.