Elon Musk donates $1 million to plant trees with #TeamTrees initiative

Elon Musk donates $1 million to plant trees with #TeamTrees initiative

Elon Musk donates $1 million to plant trees with #TeamTrees initiative

MrBeast, a YouTuber from North Carolina with over 25 million subscribers, is part of an effort called #TeamTrees, which includes other YouTubers, according to the team's website. Musk is worth about $23.6 billion, though most of his net worth is in the form of stock in his companies SpaceX and Tesla.

At the time of writing, the campaign has raised just less than $8 million.

The idea actually came from fans By. Working with professional forestry partners around the globe, the Arbor Day Foundation will plant the trees starting in January 2020, with hopes to be complete the project by December 2022. "The average person can't afford $150,000 or a million, but we've been getting spikes of between 5 and 20 trees every time a large donation comes in and every tree matters, every single donor is important", Arbor Day Foundation spokesman Danny Cohn told CNN. That will be about it for the whole world to the ground to be stopped. this Past Friday, it was the go-ahead was given.

"Where are the trees being planted & what kind of trees?" On YouTube and Twitter with the hashtag #TeamTrees for days trending.

However, Musk lost his top spot on Wednesday afternoon when Shopify CEO Tobias Lütke offered a donation of 1,000,001 trees, which prompted the inventor to tweet "Congrats!" to the initiative's founder.

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After his donation, Musk took it upon himself to change his username on Twitter to "Treelon", because why not.

Donaldson replied to Musk's tweet, calling him "Treelon Musk", which prompted the Tesla CEO to change his Twitter name to "Treelon" and make his profile picture an image of a forest.

Even if you can't donate you could farm bone meal in Minecraft to help the 20 million trees grow faster. Imagine if every one of Elon's followers donated just $1 - Team Trees would exceed its goal!

Shortly after Elon Musk's handsome donation, YouTube also pledged that it will donate a million dollars towards the initiative.

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