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Charitable Giving

Charitable Giving

We love to give! Just like the recycling process your support comes full circle. The community supports us and we give it right back to the community.  Bay Area Recycling for Charities was founded with the vision of creating a zero-waste community, where virtually everything is reused, repurposed or recycled to help the environment while supporting local charities through charitable giving. We’re converting waste from a liability, polluting our local landfills, to a resource that has value.

In 2016, we donated more than $25,000 to local charities and nonprofits.

Here are the organizations that we supported throughout the years in either through in-kind or monetary donation:

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Tart Trails
  • Traverse City Film Festival
  • The State Theater
  • Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy
  • Goodwill of Northwestern Michigan
  • City Opera House
  • Old Town Playhouse
  • Michael Chetcuti Foundation
  • Rotary Club of Traverse City
  • Rotary Camps and Services
  • On the Ground
  • Cherry Capital Cycling Club
  • Shetlers Dairy Fund Raising
  • Leelanau Uncaged
  • The Remembrance Run
  • Single MOMM
  • The Human Nature School
  • Trinity Lutheran Church
  • NMESC
  • Ground Workds
  • LOVE Inc.
  • Greater Lansing Food Bank
  • Suttons Bay Chamber of Commerce
  • VASA
  • Greenspire School
  • Children’s House
  • DTC (Downtown Traverse City
  • NMC
  • Northwestern Michigan Food Coalition/li>
  • Northern Michigan Red Cross
  • Empire Chamber of Commerce
  • US Coast Guard
  • Nations Cherry Festival
  • Leelanau County
  • Leland Public Schools
  • Boy scouts of America
  • Oryana
  • TBAYS
  • M22 Challange
  • Leland Chamber of Commerce
  • Grand Traverse County
  • Glen Lake Chamber of Commerce
  • LIWDA
  • Grass River Benefit
  • SEEDS
  • Leelanau Old Art Building
  • Sleeping Bear Dunes
  • Children’s Museum Discovery Center
  • Grand Traverse Conservation District
  • The Grand Vision
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Inland Seas
  • LIAA (Land Information Access Association)
  • Leelanau Children’s Center
  • Leelanau Conservancy
  • Leelanau Outdoor Center
  • NMEAC (Northern Michigan Environmental Action Council)
  • Wagbo Peace Center
  • Watershed Center
  • Wings of Wonder

If you are involved in a local non-profit organization and are interested in partnering with Bay Area Recycling for Charities, please contact us.


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