To Give and Receive
Barron Charitable Foundation is proud to support the many compassionate organizations dedicated to improving lives and educating society about the challenges of overcoming adversity. While each contribution we make holds special meaning to us, the gift we receive from our grantees is as equally special—the gift of greater understanding. Through our grantees we not only share in their efforts, but we also learn valuable lessons regarding the causes they are passionately dedicated to and how, in our own personal lives, we can help to make a difference.
Donation Highlight from Q1 & Q2 2011
Grantee: Defenders of Wildlife
Coral reefs are second to the rainforest in biodiversity of species. Twenty-five percent of the world's marine fish species are found in coral reefs1
Wetlands have the ability to filter and purify water as it flows through the wetland system. They act like a sponge, holding flood waters and keeping rivers at normal levels2
Able to dive at 200 miles per hour, peregrine falcons are the fastest flying birds in the world3
An Understanding at a Personal Level:
We find great importance in supporting organizations that protect a variety of species and the habitats that make their very survival possible. This organization is not only dedicated to educating, advocating, and reserching wildlife conservation and habitat conservation, but also targets all aspects of the biological heritage spectrum. We are proud to support Defenders of Wildlife and organizations like it that actively address global warming and utilize conservation science and economics to safeguard species and their habitats.
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1Wildlife & Habitat. (2011). Retrieved August 16, 2011, from www.defenders.org/wildlife_and_habitat/habitat/coral_reef.php
2Wildlife & Habitat. (2011). Retrieved August 16, 2011, from www.defenders.org/wildlife_and_habitat/habitat/wetlands.php
3Wildlife & Habitat. (2011). Retrieved August 16, 2011, from www.defenders.org/wildlife_and_habitat/habitat/peregrine_falcon.php