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Your donation provides energy-saving lightbulbs to low-income families.
By using less electricity, the lightbulbs reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants and reduce the families' electricity bills for 10 years.
LiveCooler Charitable Offsets - offset your carbon emissions and help others.
"LiveCooler's innovative approach to both fighting global climate change and helping low-income families reduce their energy costs is a win-win."
US Senator John Kerry
March 12, 2011 - The environmental impact of Massachusetts Interfaith Power and Light's Annual Meeting in May will be reduced by a donation made by a small $.49 donation made by the attendees. The donation is sized for the estimated amout of driving and the CO2 produced balanced by the amount of CO2 reduced by a compact fluorescent light bulb.
March 6, 2011 - LiveCooler is providing bulbs to Co-Op Power, a regional network of local communities creating a multi-class, multi-racial movement for a sustainable and just energy future. Co-Op Power is running a community outreach program in limited resource communities.
October, 2010 - LiveCooler Works with Boston Climate Action Network
LiveCooler provided bulbs for Boston CAN's weatherization and energy efficiency work in Jamaica Plain. A thank you to Carolyn Nikkal and Loie Hayes for their good work.
Apr. 19, 2010 - The Boston Athletic Association has again chosen LiveCooler to offset the CO2 from the buses that transport the runners to the starting line of the 2010 Boston Marathon. We're grateful for their continued support of the environment and of Boston's low-income families.
LiveCooler offsets now available as gifts. After you make a donation, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the name and address of the giftee. We'll send a gift card along with the thank you gift.
Dec. 4, 2009 - A motivated group of Yale students is created a series of beautiful ornaments made from discarded incandescent lightbulbs. The group is auctioning off the bulbs as a fundraiser for LiveCooler and we are grateful for their support.
Sept, 2009 - A big thank you to Google for their grant of in-kind advertising. Their grant will be very helpful in getting the word out about LiveCooler's great local carbon offset program and shows their commitment to doing good while doing well.
Sept 11, 2009 - The Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts and Massachusetts Interfaith Power and Light partner with LiveCooler on a 9/11 Community Service Day in Roxbury, MA that will install energy efficient light bulbs to save families money and help the environment. The efficient light bulbs were made possible in large part by a donation by Innovative Incentives, Inc. an incentive travel company. More info.
May, 2009 - LiveCooler is selected by Boston College's Center for Corporate Citizenship to offset their annual convention in San Francisco, CA.
March 28, 2009 - LiveCooler is selected by the Boston Athletic Association to offset carbon dioxide at the 2009 Boston Marathon. But wait, that's a foot race! Yes, but there are 50 or so buses that take the runners from Boston to the starting line in Hopkinton.
February 3, 2009 - LiveCooler is featured in Boston's Channel 5 Going Green news segment. Click here to watch the 2 minute video.
January 17th, 2009 - LiveCooler offers discounted CFLs to church and civic groups. More info here.
Dec. 2008 - LiveCooler bulb installs now taking place in 6 states: Massachusetts, Washington, DC, Rhode Island, Connecticut, West Virginia and Colorado.
Nov. 24, 2008 - Esurance has made a significant donation to LiveCooler to provide energy efficient lighting to low income families in Colorado.
LiveCooler discussed as part of Grist convention greening article.
LiveCooler, MA Dems coverage in the Boston Globe green blog.
LiveCooler Selected by Massachusetts Democratic Party Convention Delegates
The Massachusetts Democratic Party Delegates are offsetting their trip to the national convention in Denver using LiveCooler charitable carbon offsets that benefit low-income families in Massachusetts.
Salon.com's sustainability columnist, Pablo Paster, suggests LiveCooler as a good way to offset the environmental impact of summer travel.
The Boston radio station, Kiss108, has asked LiveCooler to offset 168 tons of CO2 to soften the impact of car travel to and from May's Kiss Concert at the Tweeter Center.
Support for LiveCooler:
“Giving energy-saving bulbs to low-income families is a socially and environmentally responsible way to reduce CO2 emissions. It is by far the best carbon offset idea I have heard of yet."
Jennifer Boudrie, Director, Sustainable Business Leader Program
"LiveCooler’s program is great because it provides a direct benefit for low-income families and reduces greenhouse gases at the same time. We are happy to support it.”
Edward Connelly - President, New Ecology, Inc.