our action is our reaction!
Monuments have long served as markers to memorialize pain that was endured, honor heroes, and recognize dreams lost – to remind us to never let it happen again. TreeAction was created by Kids Against Divorce as a living monument to validate the pain and suffering of America’s Children of Divorce. Comprised of trees – Family Trees so to speak – it will help to vegetate America’s dwindling forests as we help tomorrow’s children – America’s greatest natural resource – grow up to inherit a healthier environment. By advocating to honor what was, strengthen what is, and work toward what can be, together we can build a society where marriage thrives!
a true win-win!
Trees will be planted by The Arbor Day Foundation, the largest nonprofit membership organization dedicated to planting trees with over 10 million trees planted and distributed each year. Funds raised in excess of costs will be amassed and then used to produce a Public Service Announcement campaign promoting relationship/marriage education. So, the more trees planted, the larger our voice!
plant your family tree!
You will receive a customized certificate directly from The Arbor Day Foundation to acknowledge your gift. A sample of the certificate can be seen below. Also, the names of all of those who have been honored with trees are kept in a registry that can be viewed publicly at arborday.org/registry. Your tree along with others represent the deep and lasting roots that connect us as families, communities, and as stewards of what we’ve been blessed with. Together, let’s create a healthy family tree for all of America’s families!
we are at a pivotal moment in time
The seventy, eighty, and ninety year olds who pass on over the next thirty years take with them the last remnants of traditional family values. While not every aspect of this lifestyle is something we might want to hold on to, each new generation is farther and farther away. This is such a trend that it is not far-fetched to consider that marriage will become obsolete within a half-century.
MARRIAGE RATES ARE AT AN ALL-TIME LOW...AND TRENDING LOWER!
While there are vast amounts of people not getting married, in part because of the failure rate over the past forty years, there are still plenty getting married. Our goal is for them to become a more successful group, so then more people will want to become a part of this group again. It’s akin to repopulating a species on the brink of extinction rather than letting it become extinct.
Our Goal: 1 Million Family Trees!
Plant your Family Tree and honor a strong dedication to your family, its continual maintenance, and its growth into a healthy future! Your participation is essential to the maintenance and growth of our organization. Know that we will use your generosity wisely, and that by pledging your financial support, you will enable us to reach others. You will also enjoy the satisfaction of having joined something out of the ordinary that has an extraordinary impact on families for generations to come. An amazing story awaits as you tell of your integral part in changing history for our nation’s kids!
the future depends on what we do now!
Parents married? Parents divorced? Happily married? Unhappily married? Divorced? Remarried? Never married? No matter where you are on the marriage / divorce wheel, you can still change the culture, so that your own children choose to marry one day. Whether marriage exists for your kids / grandkids years from now, or not, depends on us acting now, before it’s too late, to rebuild this part of our nation's infrastructure!