Monday, August 3, 2009

Help us raise $500 to fight plastic pollution in the Bay!

by Amy Alton, Communications and Policy Associate

Over one million – that's right, one million!! – plastic bags end up in the Bay every year, polluting our waters, smothering wetlands and killing Bay animals. Plastic never biodegrades; and plastic waste from the Bay flows into the ocean to join the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a floating island of trash estimated to be twice the size of Texas. We want this scourge to stop!

And we need your help. If we raise $500 from our Facebook community by August 31st one of our Board Members will match every contribution dollar-for-dollar to help us clean up the Bay. And University of Phoenix will match it again! That’s $1,500 for our Bay!

If we all donate just $5 or $10 we can help Save The Bay meet this goal. Join our Cause today and your gift will be tripled!

To learn more about Save The Bay’s work towards a clean and healthy Bay, visit:

Thank you for your help!

1 comment:

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