Alinker Family Fundraiser

The Alinker Inventions Ltd. (Canada), and daughter Alinker Family LLC are a certified B Corporation. We measure in social and environmental impact before money. Money / currency are the nutrients that need to flow to where they support life.


We have been a Treesister for a couple of years now and funded (including one initial big donation to plant 11,000 trees and ongoing donations outside of this campaign) some 42,096 trees so far. Each month we plant some 1500 trees more. With this fundraiser we are growing the Alinker forest bigger and bigger. Thank you for all generous contributions to date!


EXCEEDING CARBON NEUTRALITY

We are already more than carbon neutral. Our complete calculation is below in the text, and in short, this is what we do already: Our goal is to plant 15 trees per Alinker produced, enough to absorb 14 times the amount of carbon over the lifecycle of an Alinker (theoretically and for this purpose only set at 7 years).

By planting 1 tree per Alinker per year of its life cycle, we reach carbon neutrality over the 7 years life span of an Alinker (again, just for this purpose set at 7 years)


As of 20JUL2021 - last numbers and how we exceed carbon neutrality.

42,096 trees planted and 4290 Alinkers produced = 9.81 trees per Alinker EVER produced.


ALINKER MISSION

Our mission is to create revolutionary ways for people who want to live an active and engaged life, despite existing or developing mobility challenges. Our goal is to make it as easy and fun as possible for people to stay physically active, socially connected, and emotionally engaged in the community.

Health is more than being able to move and to be engaged. Health is about the food we eat, the air we breath, the care and connection we have for and with our planet, the spiritual awareness we have about our lives connected to the existence of forests as the lungs of our very existence.


ALINKER FAMILY FARM, Kentucky USA

We recently launched the Cradle2Cradle project, based on the Alinker Family Farm


As we are building this growing movement, we engage with people and hear what they share. With each story we understand deeper how our sickcare system drives people into poverty. A summary of the devastating effects of a food industry that makes people sick, which feeds into a pharma industry which makes money over sick people, topped with a society that dismisses and discards people. We come to understand deeper and deeper that isolation is a bigger disease than just the physical stuff people are dealing with.


We need to build a new world and through our crowdfunding campaigns we learned how attractive it is when people have a positive goal together and can show up for each other. The #Alinkerfamily is a term that came from the people who had done a successful campaign and found a life changing event in strangers showing up for them. After the campaign, and getting their Alinker creating life-altering experiences, people got more and more engaged with each other. A true movement is growing.


When we have the basics in place and feel human again, we can think and feel into the larger world, the forests to sustain us, but we need to be mindful, be connected and be willing to grow something extraordinary together.


CALCULATION FOR CARBON FOOTPRINT OF THE ALINKER

Thanks to the Brompton company who went through the process of calculating the amount of carbon produced for manufacturing one Brompton folding bike, we now know from their website that - "Manufacturing a Brompton bicycle creates 113kg of carbon", which is roughly 10 times it's weight. Translating that to the Alinker generously (at around 12-13 Kg), we can safely say that the Alinker manufacturing produces around 150kg of carbon per unit, which is equivalent to 330Lbs


A single tree absorbs about 48 pounds of carbon in a year, so

we would need to plant 6.8 tree per Alinker to absorb the produced carbon in

one year.... 7 trees absorb in 1 year the carbon the manufacturing produced. So

each Alinker is carbon neutralized over one year.


As a company with a few people on staff, we produce CO2 because we ship, travel, package (already 98% plastic free), eat, breath, and all other life activities we do that produces carbon....


Instead of calculating each and every detail, we have simply doubled the amount of trees we plant per Alinker....


So, we plant 15 trees per Alinker, so for each Alinker out there, we plant enough trees

to absorb 660Lbs carbon each year. (twice as much and only over one year)


In the life cycle of an Alinker, say 7 years, it produced 330Lbs, and the trees

planted for this one Alinker, absorbed 7 x 660Lbs = 4620Lbs


So in short, for each Alinker produced we plant enough trees to absorb 14 times the amount of carbon over the lifecycle of an Alinker of 7 years



Donate here and grow the Alinker forest with us together


with love

Alinker Family












Honour Roll

“More trees for more Alinkers”

$1,000.00

BE Alink
Jul 9, 2021
Ontario, Canada

“More trees for more Alinkers”

$1,000.00

BE Alink
Jun 5, 2021
Ontario, Canada

“More trees for more Alinkers”

$1,000.00

BE Alink
May 2, 2021
Ontario, Canada

$20.00

ELISSA Plette
Apr 22, 2021
Texas, United States

“More trees for more Alinkers”

$1,000.00

BE Alink
Apr 3, 2021
Ontario, Canada

“oops, forgot a 0... total $1000 for February”

$900.00

BE Alink
Mar 5, 2021
Ontario, Canada

“More trees for more Alinkers”

$100.00

BE Alink
Mar 5, 2021
Ontario, Canada

“happy birthday BE — thank you for changing my life — TEK”

$500.00

Teri Klein
Feb 15, 2021
California, United States

“More trees for more Alinkers”

$1,000.00

BE Alink
Feb 3, 2021
Quebec, Canada

$20.00

Valerie Kline
Jan 29, 2021
Colorado, United States

“Richard and I adore you and everything you do! xoxo”

£50.00

Holly and Richard Purcell
Jan 29, 2021
Michigan, United States

“thank you for making the workd a better place!”

$10.00

Laurie Leale
Jan 28, 2021
Quebec, Canada

“Happy birthday, BE!”

$20.00

Jess Friesen
Jan 28, 2021
California, United States

“Happiest of birthdays, dear BE!”

$20.00

Stephanie Sleight
Jan 28, 2021
Arizona, United States

“Happy Birthday BE! ❤️ Melina”

$50.00

Melina De Guglielmo
Jan 28, 2021
Ontario, Canada

$75.00

Dayna Holland
Jan 2, 2021
British Columbia, Canada

$250.00

Miri Koller
Jan 1, 2021
Ontario, Canada

$20.00

Morgan Smith
Jan 1, 2021
Nova Scotia, Canada

“In dedication to your mom and all the mothers out there who have struggled with mobility and love Nature!”

$20.20

Terra C
Jan 1, 2021
Virginia, United States

“Crafted For A Cure #86”

$10.86

Michelle Mercado
Dec 31, 2020
New Jersey, United States

“In honor of Tonneke. Much gratitude and rwspect”

$20.00

Stephanie Sleight
Dec 31, 2020
Arizona, United States

“These trees I want to plant in the name of my mum who passed away this year. She loved that we grew forests with the Alinker to be carbon neutral. We had so many conversations the last few months I looked after her, blessed we were to have all that time together. To honour her and let her last breath give new life to so many new lives so she will be taken into the cycle of life and be part of the whole again. For my mum Tonneke Esman, with love”

$1,700.00

BE Alink
Dec 31, 2020
Quebec, Canada

“Our monthly contribution to growing forests, in order to grow trees who reuse the carbon we produce with the manufacturing of Alinkers”

$1,000.00

BE Alink
Dec 31, 2020
Ontario, Canada

“A little donation toward the planting of trees. Thank you for the opportunity.”

$20.00

Stephanie Himango
Dec 14, 2020
California, United States

““more trees for more Alinkers, these are for the first XS Alinkers””

$1,000.00

BE Alink
Dec 13, 2020
Quebec, Canada

“more trees for more Alinkers, these are for the first XS Alinkers”

$20.00

BE Alink
Dec 13, 2020
Quebec, Canada

“More trees for more Alinkers”

$1,000.00

BE Alink
Nov 7, 2020
Quebec, Canada

“More trees for more Alinkers”

$1,000.00

BE Alink
Oct 15, 2020
Quebec, Canada

“More trees for more Alinkers”

$1,000.00

BE (barbara)
Sep 8, 2020
Quebec, Canada

$6.68

Terra C
Aug 30, 2020
Virginia, United States

$5.00

Bethany Taggart
May 3, 2020
Colorado, United States

$10.00

Bethany Taggart
Apr 7, 2020
Colorado, United States

“Team travel Jan 2020”

$150.00

BE Alink
Jan 31, 2020
Quebec, Canada

“travel of the team Dec - Jan 2020”

$250.00

BE Alink
Jan 31, 2020
Quebec, Canada

“These 1000 (-ish) trees we plant for all of us in the time of huge fires ... we can do something, we can plant trees”

$514.75

BE Alink
Jan 9, 2020
Quebec, Canada

“This donation is made for Vicki and Richard, our Christmas gift to friends so dear. May these trees bring you healing and solace over the coming year. With so much love, Vanessa and BE”

$257.53

Vicki Saunders
Dec 24, 2019
Ontario, Canada

“These hundreds of trees we plant to honour our partnership with Nick and Angela, our manufacturers in Taiwan, who have throughout the years been a solid and committed partner. Thank you BE”

$206.08

Alinker Inventions
Dec 21, 2019
Quebec, Canada

$20.88

Richard Edge
Dec 13, 2019
British Columbia, Canada

“Last week I was at Windhorse Farm in Nova Scotia and in the forest .... traveling there took a toll.... we flew and drove... connection... we know this is related....”

£103.19

BE Alink
Dec 11, 2019
Quebec, Canada

$26.02

Jeni Tyson
Nov 27, 2019
New Jersey, United States

$77.47

B. Copping
Nov 27, 2019
Alberta, Canada

$103.19

BE Alink
Nov 25, 2019
Quebec, Canada

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Alinker Family Fundraiser
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$15,654.54
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$21,000.00

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