Tread Lightly! launches fundraiser to support medical facilities during Coronavirus pandemic

CENTERVILLE, Uta. (Apr 27, 2020) — Tread Lightly!, a U.S.-based nonprofit dedicated to promoting responsible outdoor recreation through education and stewardship programs today announced a new fundraiser to support Direct Relief, an organization working globally to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) to medical facilities combatting COVID-19.

According to Direct Relief’s website “Direct Relief is a humanitarian aid organization, active in all 50 states and more than 80 countries, with a mission to improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergencies – without regard to politics, religion, or ability to pay.”

“Tread Lightly! is happy to be able to contribute to a fellow nonprofit whose efforts will help alleviate the shortage of personal protective equipment and essential medical items to health-workers responding to coronavirus,” said Danielle Fowles-McNiven, Tread Lightly! Interim Executive Director. “We look forward to a time when we can all continue our regular activities which promote physical and mental health.”

Fifty percent of all sales of Tread Lightly! branded shirts will be donated to Direct Relief beginning April 27 through the end of May 2020 Shirts can be purchased from the Tread Lightly! online store at treadlightly.myshopify.com.

About Tread Lightly!

Tread Lightly! is a national nonprofit organization with a mission to promote responsible recreation through ethics education and stewardship programs. Tread Lightly!’s educational message, along with its unique training and restoration initiatives are strategically designed to instill an ethic of responsibility in outdoor enthusiasts and the industries that serve them. The program is long-term in scope with a goal to balance the needs of the people who enjoy outdoor recreation with our need to maintain a healthy environment. Tread Lightly!’s award-winning materials, programs and services are solutions to some of the nation’s most pressing recreation issues. Individuals and businesses can commit to Tread Lightly! and protect outdoor access by becoming a member at www.treadlightly.org.

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