Recalling the Time When MrBeast Along With NASA Engineer and YouTuber Mark Rober Earned $20 Million Fund From Campaign Called #TeamTrees

Published 05/14/2022, 11:55 AM EDT

It all began in October 2019 when YouTubers MrBeast and NASA engineer Mark Rober launched the campaign “#TeamTrees” with the goal of raising $20 million by December end. Not only did they achieve this goal, but also surpassed the $20 million amount within the set timeframe. Thanks to massive donations from popular content creators, tech giants, industry leaders, and many renowned companies.

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A brief summary of “#TeamTrees”. The campaign aims to plant one tree for every dollar received. All money raised will go to the renowned Arbor Day Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to planting trees. In fact, they pledged to plant all 20 million trees by December 2020. Surprisingly, today, in 2022, the “#TeamTrees” boasts a total donation amount of over a whopping $23 million.

MrBeast joyfully announced the success of “#TeamTrees”

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Two months after the “#TeamTrees” launch, on Dec 20, 2019. MrBeast tweeted about the campaign’s success, congratulating all donors.

Through the caption, Jimmy expressed: We did it!! Thank you so much to the over 500,000 different people that donated and the hundreds of influential people that promoted the campaign! ” 

That’s not all. According to an Arbor Day representative, the quick $20 million fundraisings also make this campaign one of the fastest-growing environmental initiatives ever.

Moreover, besides filtering over 10k tons of air pollution, the 20 million trees will also absorb over 1.5 million tons of carbon. Undoubtedly, it’s one of the greatest contributions by humanity towards our mother earth. Check out “#TeamTrees” and contribute if you want to.

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Who all donated to the “#TeamTrees” campaign?

The campaign received mega donations from many top streamers, popular leaders, renowned founders, and CEOs.

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In fact, many companies also take part by donating a significant amount of money. Let’s have a look at every person and company that contributed to the campaign:

  • Mrbeast- $200,000
  • jacksepticeye- $20,000
  • Theodd1sout- $33,333
  • Ninja and wife Jessica- $15,000,
  • Shopify CEO Tobias Lütke- $1,000,001
  • Tesla CEO, Elon Musk- $1 million
  • YouTube’s CEO, Susan Wojcicki- @200,000
  • Shopify’s CTO, Jean-Michel Lemieux- $100,100.
  • Salesforce co-founder and CEO Marc Benioff- $900,000
  • Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey- $350,000
  • GitHub developer Scott Chacon- $250,001
  • Verizon’s Green Team- $200,000
  • Cookpad- $96,568
  • Discovery Channel- $100,000

Know more about the campaign here.

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Comment down and let us know your opinion about this successful campaign. Also, do you watch MrBeast’s videos? If yes, what’s your favorite MrBeast video of all time?

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Swetabh Shekhar

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Swetabh Shekhar is an eSports author at EssentiallySports and holds a Master's degree in Mass Communication. He has been playing video games since his childhood days and has witnessed the evolution of the gaming industry. GTA, Assassins Creed, Call of Duty, and The Walking Dead are some of his all-time favorites.

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