Provide 10 Solar Heaters to Native Families

 
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  • Steve
    Steve Disappointed that trees water & people took my email address from my donation and started emailing me directly. I understand this is against the globalgiving terms and conditions http://www.globalgiving.org/terms-and-conditions/
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    • Megan
      Megan Hello Steve, We are aware of this issue and we are very sorry. This was a database management error and was not intentional. If you would like to discuss this issue further please feel free to call Megan Maiolo-Heath at 970-484-3678 or email megan@treeswaterpeople.org. Again, we are very sorry for this and we are working to... Read more »
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  • Provide 10 Solar Heaters to Native Families has received 1 donation
    • 6 months ago
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  • Provide 10 Solar Heaters to Native Families has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $14,060 from an original funding goal of $14,000!
    • 6 months ago
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  • Provide 10 Solar Heaters to Native Families has received 32 donations
    • 7 months ago
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  • Provide 10 Solar Heaters to Native Families posted a progress report
    Solar Heater Project for Native American Families Nears 100% Funding
    By - Lacey Gaechter - National Director
    What an inspiring community you have created here at GlobalGiving. Hundreds of generous people from around the world coming together to improve the lives of Native American families by donating to our Solar Heaters for Native American Families project. We really can't thank you enough for your support and...
    • 7 months ago
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  • Provide 10 Solar Heaters to Native Families has received 4 donations
    • 8 months ago
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  • Provide 10 Solar Heaters to Native Families has received 16 donations
    • 9 months ago
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  • Provide 10 Solar Heaters to Native Families posted a progress report
    7 Solar Heaters Funded!
    By - Lacey Gaechter - National Director
    Wow! So far, generous donors to this project have raised enough money to build 7 solar air heaters. Thank you! When this campaign is complete, we will distribute these heaters in an exciting new way. We have just initiated a new means for distributing our solar air heaters through our new website, www.solarwarriors.org. Any...
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  • Provide 10 Solar Heaters to Native Families has received 6 donations
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  • Provide 10 Solar Heaters to Native Families has received 3 donations
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  • Provide 10 Solar Heaters to Native Families has received 86 donations
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  • Provide 10 Solar Heaters to Native Families posted a progress report
    Spreading Renewable Energy on Tribal Lands
    By - Lacey Gaechter - National Director
    After completing a Solar Air Heater Training with the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, we were able to donate five solar heaters to a group of our students who want to start their own renewable energy company in Montana. Kale Means, a member of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, assumed responsibility for the heaters and, two weeks ago,...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Provide 10 Solar Heaters to Native Families posted a progress report
    Creating Livelihoods with Solar Energy!
    By - Lacey Gaechter - National Director
    Trees, Water & People just completed a successful Solar Air Heater Training with eight Native American students from Wyoming, South Dakota, and New Mexico. During the training, two solar heaters were installed at homes on the Pine Ridge Reservation, home to the Oglala Lakota Tribe. These installations gave trainees...
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  • Provide 10 Solar Heaters to Native Families has made updates to their project page.
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  • Provide 10 Solar Heaters to Native Families posted a progress report
    Tribal Program Featured in Indian Country Today
    By - Lacey Gaechter - National Director
    Henry Red Cloud, Trees, Water & People's Tribal Renewable Energy Program partner, was recently featured in Indian Country Today. The feature story, titled “The Renewable Energy Revolution,” highlights Henry’s efforts to bring renewable energy and green jobs to tribal lands of the United...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Provide 10 Solar Heaters to Native Families posted a progress report
    TWP Partners with Eastern Shoshone Tribe
    By - Lacey Gaechter - National Director
    The Eastern Shoshone Tribe’s "477 Employment and Training Program" sent three Solar Warriors to the Red Cloud Renewable Energy Center at the end of October to be trained on building and installing solar heaters. As part of their training, Trees, Water & People, with the help of donors like you, paid for three new...
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  • Provide 10 Solar Heaters to Native Families has received 55 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Provide 10 Solar Heaters to Native Families posted a progress report
    Providing Lakota Families with the Gift of Heat
    By - Lacey Gaechter - National Director
    Rachel Blomberg is a Cornell University student who raised over $2,000 for Trees, Water & People to install solar heaters on the homes of Lakota families living on the Pine Ridge Reservation. Last month, she flew to the reservation to help install the solar heaters. We combined the funds she raised- thinking she would...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Provide 10 Solar Heaters to Native Families posted a progress report
    New Hope to the Navajo
    By - Lacey Gaechter - National Director
    This spring, the Tribal Renewable Energy Program realized a long-term hope of bringing solar heating to the Navajo (Diné) Nation. In late February, I traveled with Henry Red Cloud, our Tribal Program partner and proprietor of Lakota Solar Enterprises (LSE), two members of his crew, Silas Red Cloud and Leo White Bear,...
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  • Provide 10 Solar Heaters to Native Families posted a progress report
    Don't miss your chance to give on GlobalGiving's Bonus Day!
    By - Lacey Gaechter - National Director
    Please help us reach our goal of donating 10 solar heaters to Lakota Families and make a donation on GlobalGiving's Bonus Day - March 14, 2012! Each of our heaters bring free, clean heat to Native American families in need, and they reduce the use of fossil fuels while stimulating tribal economies. There are a lot of...
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  • Provide 10 Solar Heaters to Native Families posted a progress report
    Collaborating with the Navajo Nation
    By - Lacey Gaechter - National Director
    In collaboration with Navajo Green Jobs’ Green Awareness Day on Monday, February 28, Trees, Water & People and Lakota Solar Enterprises will travel to Shiprock, New Mexico for a demonstration solar air heater installation. This will be our first trip to the Navajo Nation, and we are very excited to bring the...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Provide 10 Solar Heaters to Native Families posted a progress report
    Heaters Going Live for Cheyenne River
    By - Lacey Gaechter - Assistant National Director
    Thanks to the talents of our trainees, 68 households on the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe will enjoy clean, free heat this winter. For the first time ever, Trees, Water & People hosted a Solar Air Heater Training conducted by two of our former students. Leo White Bear, a Shoshone Bannock from Fort Hall, Idaho, and Landon...
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  • Provide 10 Solar Heaters to Native Families has received 20 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Provide 10 Solar Heaters to Native Families posted a progress report
    Yellow Hair Family to Receive Solar Heater
    By - Lacey Gaechter - Assistant National Director
    Trees, Water & People’s solar air heaters reduce a family’s monthly utility bill by 20-30% for up to 25 years. One family who will now benefit from this renewable energy technology is the Yellow Hair Family of the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. They now have clean, free heat and a new home! A...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Provide 10 Solar Heaters to Native Families has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Provide 10 Solar Heaters to Native Families posted a progress report
    The Gift of Heat, The Preservation of Culture
    By - Lacey Gaechter - Assistant National Director
    “The heater works great,” says Leonard Littlefinger of the solar heater that Trees, Water & People supporters donated to his Lakota language school. Our partner, Henry Red Cloud, installed the heater in the school’s meeting room, which Leonard said came in handy this winter as he consulted with tribal...
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  • Provide 10 Solar Heaters to Native Families has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Organization

Trees Water & People

Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
http://www.treeswaterpeople.org

Project Leader

Megan Maiolo-Heath

Marketing Manager
Fort Collins, Colorado United States

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