“The beauty in our parks is obvious to all observers but their most profound contribution is to our spirit,” stated Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “We are proud to support them.”
As introduced over the weekend, from August 17 to August 25, Apple is making a $10 donation to the National Park Foundation for every buy made with Apple Pay at an Apple Store, Apple.com, or the Apple Store app in the United States.
Apple says that its donations will assist help packages throughout the United States designed to assist join younger individuals who would not in any other case have the means with “transformative park experiences” starting from classroom area journeys to immersive multi-day experiences and multi-week service corps for younger adults.
During August, Apple can also be encouraging folks to discover their nationwide parks via a number of particular collections coming to Apple’s providers.
In the Apple TV app, there is a assortment of park-related content material equivalent to “Free Solo,” and the Smithsonian’s “National Parks Exploration Series,” whereas Apple Music has a brand new “Nature Awaits” playlist impressed by the “extraordinary beauty of the country’s parks.”
Apple Podcasts will characteristic a set of exhibits targeted on nationwide parks, and Apple Books will characteristic an “Our National Parks” themed assortment guiding readers via notable parks in the United States. The App Store can even spotlight important apps to assist customers plan for his or her subsequent nationwide park go to.
Apple on August 25 will problem Apple Watch house owners to take part in a stroll, run, hike, or wheelchair exercise of at the very least three miles to earn an exercise award and animated stickers impressed by Grand Canyon National Park’s 100th anniversary.