Apple to donate $1 to National park in America for every sale from 1st July to 15th July.
In a post to their website this morning, the industry leading tech company announced that they will donate $1 to the National Park Foundation every time someone buys something at an Apple Store.
First, donations. When a purchase is made between July 1 and July 15 at an Apple Store,or through the Apple Store iOS app in the United States, using Apple Pay, the company will be donating $1 to the National Park Foundation (NPF).
Apple also notes that Apple Pay is currently supported at a variety of different national parks across the U.S., including at the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Yosemite, and others.
Tim Cook says “America’s national parks are an inspiration to us at Apple, and we know they are as important to many of our customers as they are to us,” said Apple’s CEO Tim Cook. “Our goal is to leave the world better than we found it, so this July we’re making it easier for anyone to help preserve the beauty of our natural, cultural and historical treasures.”
On July 15th, Apple Watch users around the world can complete a walk, run or wheelchair workout of 3.5 miles (5.6 km) to earn an award and stickers for Messages inspired by national parks. The distance matches the length of a hike from Old Faithful to Mallard Lake in Yellowstone National Park.
The App store will also have lots of available different apps for hikers to be able to navigate the Nation parks.
On a estimate, if that $70,000 is broken down into $10 transactions– the 15 day transaction total would amount to $151,200,000 in forecasted donations to the National Park Foundation.