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Growing Climate Solutions welcomes new women-led organizations to its growing coalition of leaders
By: Growing Climate Solutions
Since its leadership kickoff meeting in March, Growing Climate Solutions has welcomed more than 20 influential community, health, education, business, environmental and philanthropic organizations as its partners.
Growing Climate Solutions partners pledge to further the organization's mission of educating the Southwest Florida community about the changing climate, as well as encouraging positive efforts within their organizations to act and advocate.
"Girl Scouts has always been a protector of Mother Earth," said Mary Anne Servian, CEO of Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida. "This partnership reinforces the Girl Scout Law by using our resources wisely and doing all we can to make the world a better place."
"The League of Women Voters of Collier County works on climate-related issues with the desire to create a safer and healthier Southwest Florida, just like Growing Climate Solutions," said League of Women Voters Co-Presidents Janet Hoffman and Pat Plummer. "The League has been educating our communities in the United States for 100 years and we aim to continue this to help preserve a green and more livable planet for future generations."
"Women for a Better Lee is excited to partner with Growing Climate Solutions to foster greater understanding of the preeminent issue for our generation and generations to come," said Charlotte Newton, a member of the organization's Steering Committee. "WFBL members are Lee County influencers and leaders, and we look forward to working with them in coordination with Growing Climate Solutions to raise awareness about the impact of climate change on our community."
Growing Climate Solutions counts a number of area businesses and organizations among its committed partners, including: Audubon of the Western Everglades, Baywater Boat Club, Bond Schoeneck & King, the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce, the City of Naples, Community Forum Foundation, Conservancy of Southwest Florida, The Estero Council of Community Leaders (ECCL), Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida, IFAS/UF Extension, IMAG History & Science Center, Lipman Family Farms, Lutgert Companies, PMS Architecture, Temple Beth El, Temple Shalom and United Church of Christ.
Growing Climate Solutions is a partnership between the Community Foundation of Collier County, Southwest Florida Community Foundation, Florida Gulf Coast University and Conservancy of Southwest Florida, with support from the Kapnick Family Foundation and other future-focused organizations, businesses and individuals.
The partnership's four primary goals are to empower community members and leaders to initiate change, ensure a prosperous and healthy community, build climate literacy and protect natural assets.
For more information or to become involved with the initiative, please visit http://www.GrowingClimateSolutions.org.