Hike the Heights - Bridging Communities

Join the resistance and support community joy! This annual celebration is only possible with generous support of neighbors and friends like you.

NEEDS: $0 of 940 + Volunteers
POP-UP SHOP featuring products from our local small businesses

Uptown Grand Central

Help support our FIFTH year of putting "advocacy into action" along East 125th Street!

NEEDS: $0 of 31,135 + Volunteers

Students restore oysters in Hudson River

 K/1 and High School students work together to help improve Hudson River water quality and learn about ecology by creating an oyster restoration station. 

NEEDS: $0 of 927 + Volunteers

Love Your Street Tree Day 2018

Cleaning and Greening NYC one street tree at a time! Our Fourth Annual community Spring cleanup and planting day brings awareness to the importance of caring for NYC's street trees in a fun multigenerational event.

NEEDS: $0 of 4,170 + Volunteers

Free Guest Artist Dance Workshops

FREE 90 minute dance workshops with legendary teaching artists in Afro-Fusion, Litefeet, Hip Hop and more! All ages and experience levels are welcomed. 

NEEDS: $0 of 2,095 + Volunteers
native plants garden BIRDLINK blooming Schedule

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BIRDLINK is an interactive native-plant sculpture, designed to support urban and migratory birds and engage communitys sharing urban space.

NEEDS: $0 of 5,390 + Volunteers

First Street Green 2018 Arts Programming

Support the 7th season of arts programming at First Street Green art park. FSG works with community organizations and cultural institutions to provide free arts programming. All contributions are greatly appreciated!

NEEDS: $0 of 411 + Volunteers

#BankBlack: Phase 2

Bank Black USA is a national campaign to educate and encourage people from all backgrounds to #BankBlack #MoveYourMoney & #investInUs in order to support black institutions and the communities they serve.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,075 + Volunteers

The Refugee Translation Project: Phase 2

The Refugee Translation Project provides free translations of asylum statements for refugees seeking asylum in the New York metro area.

NEEDS: $0 of 811 + Volunteers

Blooming Streets- NYCHA Community Garden

This project is a contribution to New York City's sustainable future.  We're growing flowers, we're growing friendships, we're growing a community.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,323 + Volunteers
Good Vibes concerts

A Place for Community at 125th & Park

This summer, we hope to start warm-weather activities EARLIER and keep them going LONGER THAN EVER BEFORE! In 2017, backed by popular demand, we plan to be in the plaza with full programming from MAY TO OCTOBER.

NEEDS: $0 of 20,635 + Volunteers
we do this often !!!! LOL

Amplified voices

The goal of the project is for the community to activate their collective power to demand action and positive change, uniting and meeting on a monthly basis they will share information and training .

NEEDS: $0 of 2,768 + Volunteers

The Refugee Translation Project

The Refugee Translation Project provides free translation support for refugees seeking asylum in the New York metro area. 

NEEDS: $0 of 3,815 + Volunteers

#BankBlack

Bank Black USA is a national campaign to educate and encourage people from all backgrounds to #BankBlack #MoveYourMoney & #InvestInUs in order to support black institutions and the communities that they serve.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,195 + Volunteers
Lydia's Magic Garden

Lydia's Magic Garden

After redevelopment, LMG lost the majority of its plantings and was littered with debris. Volunteers will build grow beds for vegetables & fruits, plant flowers, install a shed, and create seating areas.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,550 + Volunteers

#NoBanNoWall: QDEPs Winter Campaign to Fight Back!

We've already seen hate in our streets and what a reality will look like. Our winter funding drive is focused on building capital to resist this hate and fight back.

NEEDS: $0 of 4,823 + Volunteers

2017 Father Fagan Flower Fund!

Our small neighborhood park relies on volunteers to keep FFP's plantings healthy and thriving.  We need community support to help buy plants and materials.  

NEEDS: $0 of 2,165 + Volunteers
Founding Director, Susan Rodriguez riding the Fender Blender Bike.

Charge Up East Harlem

SMART is hoping to acquire a charging back plus an ice cream maker attachment for our Fender Blender bike. We want to become a healthy eating and emergency preparedness hub to our community. 

NEEDS: $0 of 5,185 + Volunteers

"Dis/Location (Fort Tryon)"

Drastic Action is exploring the immigrant experience through a new site-specific dance for Fort Tryon Park and a series of free dance classes at City College Academy of the Arts.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,634 + Volunteers

Corlears Hook Park Entryway Beautification

Our project aims to beautify the 6 entry points of Corlears Hook Park with new planting beds, thus making them more visually welcoming and appealing entryway into the Park. 

NEEDS: $0 of 4,355 + Volunteers

Hike the Heights

Hike the Heights 2015: Connect the Dots 

NEEDS: $0 of 10,589 + Volunteers

Summer 2015 Empowerment Fairs

WHEC brings a positive message and empowers our community...one block at a time.  We connect youth and community in West Harlem with needed resources, empowering them to reach their greatest potential.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,607 + Volunteers

Seedball School Garden

We are programming and open sourcing the community garden building in a wasted lot of a high demand area threatened by developers for youth to learn sustainable skills for a replicable and robust garden based curriculum.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,000 + Volunteers

Help Network

We (Founder Christian Luna- Labee, General Manager Rebecca Tello, and fellow Danielle Shaw) wish to raise enough funds to have a small office where we can house our volunteer administrators to expand our impact. 

NEEDS: $0 of 880 + Volunteers

TAKE THIS X: The OAAU @ 50

Upon the 50th anniversary of the leader’s death, artists, educators and activists in Harlem ask an urgent question: What if Malcolm X had lived?

 

NEEDS: $0 of 3,668 + Volunteers

Save Farm School NYC!

Growing food, leaders and communities in New York City

NEEDS: $0 of 10,895 + Volunteers

MAKE ASAP OFFICIAL FOR 2015!

ASAP is fundraising toward fiscal sponsorship, website hosting, and our public events!

NEEDS: $0 of 2,404 + Volunteers

A Workshop for the Community

At Chenchita's Community Garden, we will install a rain harvest roof, allowing us to collect water and host FREE workshops for the community.

NEEDS: $0 of 780 + Volunteers

Pumpkin Composting

We must dispose of our Jack O'Lanterns after Halloween, but where? Pumpkins can become fertilizer for gardens in the Spring if we compost them in the Fall. Don't throw Jack O'Lanterns into a landfill.
NEEDS: $0 of 55 + Volunteers

EARTH (a play about people)

EARTH (a play about people) explores our contemporary relationship to population through the story of a couple deciding whether or not to have a child. 

NEEDS: $0 of 1,865 + Volunteers

Game Night!

We Got Game(s)!

NEEDS: $0 of 250 + Volunteers

Greener Lenox

The Initiative was created to get local businesses and residents to come together and help clean up Lenox Avenue. This promotes a sense of unity and pride in giving back to the community.

NEEDS: $0 of 50 + Volunteers

Urban Roots Science Garden

A hands-on science garden providing environmental science and nutrition education to an underserved urban public elementary school.

NEEDS: $0 of 6,340 + Volunteers

Vito Marcantonio Community Peace Garden

A sustainably designed East Harlem school rooftop greenhouse created to address the needs of a beleaguered zip code at the epicenter of diabetes, defiance, and despair. 

NEEDS: $0 of 10,201 + Volunteers

Washington Square Park Ecology

Washington Square Park Ecology will create a map of the ecological assets of the park.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,050 + Volunteers

Stryker Park

Friends of Stryker Park is committed to creating a park on the north side of 97th St. between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues on the Upper West Side.

NEEDS: $0 of 515 + Volunteers

St. Nicholas Miracle Garden

We are building a compost center and a vertical garden using recycled bottles and a wood frame and cable system. This will allow many gardeners to grow herbs, greens and flowers, and to beautify the neighborhood. 

NEEDS: $0 of 1,681 + Volunteers

Time's Up! Archiving History Project

With the hard work of dozens of interns, volunteers and project leaders, 25 years of Time's Up! advocacy work is being archived.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,895 + Volunteers

Lakshmi Community Garden Project

We are currently seeking funds to put up a community notice board and to construct a gate in the back connecting us to an established community garden on the opposite block.

NEEDS: $0 of 387 + Volunteers

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