If 40 People Donate $10, Then Groundwork Denver Can Provide 80 Households with Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs

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In a Nutshell

  • Saves households money
  • Reduces carbon emissions
  • Opportunity to discuss other energy-saving measures

The Fine Print

Expires Nov 26th, 2011. 100% of donations go directly to Groundwork Denver. Donations are automatically applied. Must provide donor's full name at checkout. Redeem online for personal acknowledgment. See G-Team FAQs that apply to this campaign. All donations up to $400 matched by All Tucked Insulation. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

By changing one incandescent light bulb to a compact fluorescent, a household can save money on energy bills while reducing carbon emissions that negatively affect the environment. Groundwork Denver has swapped almost 10,000 light bulbs in the past three years, supporting its mission to improve the environment while fostering community involvement.

As part of Groundwork Denver’s Porch Bulb Project, volunteers travel door-to-door, offering to exchange incandescent front-porch light bulbs with compact fluorescent bulbs. The initiative saves participants money and helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions while also serving as a simple outreach gesture to help elderly and low-income residents in the community. Groundwork Denver volunteers use the opportunity to talk to community members about other energy-saving steps they can take, including free weatherization, recycling, and other measures.

Join G-Team and donate $10 to help low-income Denver residents lower their energy bills and reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. If G-Team members raise $400, then Groundwork Denver can provide 80 households with a compact fluorescent porch light bulb. Every additional $10 raised will be used to donate two more fluorescent porch lights to low-income Denver households. All donations up to $400 will be matched by All Tucked Insulation.

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Reviews

Groundwork Denver’s mission is to create a sustainable community environment and foster healthy partnerships to help this happen.

Marina Hanes, EcoLocalizer, 4/16/10

partners with neighborhoods to improve the physical environment, foster environmental leadership, and build strong and healthy neighborhoods.

North Denver Tribune, 9/2/10
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