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Ventana Wilderness Alliance's Wild and Scenic Film Festival Begins September 20

Makers4Good is a proud sponsor of the Ventana Wilderness Alliance, and their Wild and Scenic Film Festival!

Founded in 1998, the Ventana Wilderness Alliance is dedicated to protecting the wildlands of California's northern Santa Lucia mountain range. VWA is composed of people from all walks of life who share a love of Wilderness and a goal to ensure it remains wild in perpetuity.

Join the Ventana Wilderness Alliance at the Del Mar Theatre in Santa Cruz on September 20th, or the Golden State Theatre ...

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Night Hikes and Meteors with HELIO and Sonoma County Regional Parks

Makers4Good is a proud sponsor of the Sonoma County Regional Parks “Star Gazing & Meteor Shower Social”: a potluck-style event bringing community members together to enjoy the meteor shower and planets with Sonoma County Regional Park Staff. The event was designed to have community members enjoy treats and meet one another while enjoying the splendors of our natural environment.

Makers4Good donated a case of HELIO light-weight solar lights, perfect for the kids in attendance to use while night-hiking with the rangers during this educational and fun ...

HELIO and Our Country’s First People


Jarrod Whaley

HELIO is lighting up Native American communities in the United States. Our wonderful non-profit partner, Trees, Water, & People took a case of HELIO units in the field with them to visit tribal lands. Many of our nation’s indigenous people live in conditions with little or no access to electricity, making a solar powered source of light and energy both highly sought-after and much appreciated.

Trees, Water, & People's National Director, Eriq Acosta, commenting upon the image shown in this post:

This is Silas Red ...

HELIO Non-Profit Spotlight: The Environmental Integrity Project


Jarrod Whaley

The Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) is our non-profit spotlight of the week. EIP is a nonpartisan, nonprofit watchdog organization that advocates for effective enforcement of environmental laws. Comprised of former EPA enforcement attorneys, public interest lawyers, analysts, investigators, and community organizers, EIP has three goals: