DraftKings teams up with Arbor Day Foundation to plant one million trees

January 30, 2024
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The collaboration is part of a multi-year commitment.

DraftKings’ Service, Equity, Responsibility, Vitality, Environment, Sports (S.E.R.V.E.S) department has partnered with the Arbor Day Foundation to plant trees in local communities. The duo recently celebrated planting more than one million trees as part of a multi-year agreement.

The tree planting is part of DraftKings’ employee volunteer program. Through the project, DraftKings reported that more than 3,500 acres of land have been restored.

DraftKings said in a statement, “Together with the Arbor Day Foundation, our team was able to make a substantial impact on important real-world issues like biodiversity, mitigating against pollution, improving water quality and increasing tree canopies to support community development.

“Trees play a vital role in creating healthier, safer, and more connected communities, and we're proud of the impact that our employees have made in communities around the world.”

DraftKings went on to discuss the company’s milestone achievement in more detail by saying, “Through our multi-year commitment with the Arbor Day Foundation, DraftKings has planted over one million trees around the world through large-scale reforestation planting, resulting in nearly 3,500 acres restored.

"This September we embarked on a journey to bring our employees together for this initiative and over the course of 10 weeks, 250 DraftKings employees came together across seven cities around the world to plant over 750 trees.

“These events have allowed our employees to connect with their colleagues outside of the office, while supporting the creation of a greener and more sustainable future for the communities where we live and work.”

In other company news, DraftKings recently partnered with TUMS to release a new platform, TUMS Prop Bites. The platform allows players to choose free food picks during the Super Bowl and compete for cash prizes.

Players can pick from an assortment of favorite American foods like pizza, buffalo wings, chips and dip with the free-to-play game. Winners can earn a share of $10,000 for selecting which foods “have won America's hearts and stomachs.”

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