July & August Wrap Up

The theme of July and August was energy conservation. Us here at the BC participated in this challenge by turning off excess lights and keeping our thermostat a few degrees higher than we usually would. We were also able to …

March & April Wrap Up

The theme of March and April was mental health awareness. We took these two months to learn about mental illness and mental health, and tried to be better at listening to others and their struggles. Practicing good mental health habits …

January & February Wrap-Up

The theme of January and February was homelessness, and we focused on educating ourselves about the issue and helping those affected by it. Homelessness can affect anyone, and those experiencing this issue deserve respect and kindness from all of us. …

December Wrap Up

For the very last month of 2020, we found ways to reduce our household waste!  An old  hand-me-down quilt became a  fitted mattress cover for our daybed. We paid attention to the lifespans of the things we bought, whether it …

October Wrap Up

The theme for October was reducing plastic waste. We here at the BC used the month to find ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle our plastic waste! We carried reusable bags to the store to reduce the amount of plastic …

September Wrap Up

This September, the BC conserved food and did their part to reduce food waste! We focused on using the foods we already had to create meals, instead of buying more food. We also worked on not buying excess food that …

February Wrap Up

This month, the Beatus Cras cleaned up nature areas. We gathered some friends and collected trash and recycling at a local nature preserve- 9 bags full! In total, we gathered 562 pieces of recycling and 5 bags of trash from …

January Wrap Up

For January, we focused on using our local libraries and sharing their resources with others. We visited our local libraries and learned about the programs they offered- there was a lot! Even regular library-goers often miss the full extent of …

December Wrap Up

This December, our members supported animal shelters! We visited animal shelters and gave some quality time to the pets housed there. We also spread awareness about shelter needs and adoption days. Animals are in need year-round, so don’t worry if …