UDistrict Farms

UDistrict "Buys the Farm"

A campaign to own property for a community garden.  Leasing has become impossible as RE market demand skyrockets.  Help us preserve this little patch of greenspace to build a healthier community! 

NEEDS: $0 of 3,125
Here is a very abundant crop of red and golden amaranth, this ancient grain was grown specifically for the chickens! These flowers yield up to 1 lb of seeds that can be used for human or animal consumption, amaranth is considered a superfood!

Self sustainable in Memphis

Our most valuable resources are food, water, land and clean air. We cannot be free and independent until we own these things. We must unify,organize,occupy and engage.

NEEDS: $0 of 175 + Volunteers

Carnes Galloway Butterfly Trail: Phase 1

Our project is a public art installation that will connect neighborhood residents, by equipping 14 metallic butterfly sculpture in homes throughout the neighborhood.

NEEDS: $0 of 75
Heights Line concept

Heights Line

The Heights Line project will be a prototype for a bicycle and pedestrian promenade on historic National Street.

NEEDS: $0 of 10,335 + Volunteers

$50 for the City

Raise $20,000 (Or even Much, Much More) to help pay our neighbors' MLGW bills. But let's not stop short! What if we all came together and made the rumor true?

NEEDS: $0 of 4,995
Johnny Cash by Leigh Wiener 1962. Johnny Cash Statue Project.

JOHNNY CASH STATUE SITE PREPARATION

Help Legacy Memphis raise funds for landscaping and site preparation for the upcoming Johnny Cash statue to be placed in Cooper-Young. 

NEEDS: $0 of 1,455
The Garden@ 720 N. Willett

The Garden @ 720 Willett

This project will provide a green space for residents and inspire neighbors to live sustainably while promoting community ties.

NEEDS: $0 of 309

C-3 Cooperative Gardens

Fighting food insecurity, blight, and gentrification by empowering self-sufficient growers.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,400 + Volunteers

20/20/20K Dream Challenge

Where There's A You, There's A Way. 20 people, 20 dollars, 20,000 lives touched

NEEDS: $0 of 1,250

Memphis BioFuels Initiative

We would like to increase our production capacity as well as reduce our labor costs by purchasing an automated biodiesel processor. This new processor will allow us to provide locally sourced biofuels in Memphis.

NEEDS: $0 of 100

Bellevue Middle Garden

Garden and picnic tables for the Bellevue middle school campus.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,061 + Volunteers

Carpenter Art Garden to Mississippi!

This summer the Carpenter Art Garden will be headed to Mississippi! We are traveling by boat to Horn Island and spend 24 hours painting, drawing and studying the wildlife on the island as artist Walter Anderson did. 

NEEDS: $0 of 2,385

Compost a Go Go

A large capacity, sturdy new dump trailer would allow Project Green Fork and Get Green Recycleworks to collect the average 1,200 gallons of local restaurant food waste we pick up each week and drop it in one place. 

NEEDS: $0 of 4,695

TRIKES TO BIKES

Once the project is funded; we will purchase bicycles; recruit riders to begin training.  Teach how to buy a bike and fit a helmet. We will promote access to healthy activities and bike safety.

NEEDS: $0 of 150 + Volunteers
Enter in your best chili for UCAN Chili Cook-Off

UCAN Chili Cook-Off

The Chili Cook-Off is open to the public to come by to support, be entertained, be a judge, eat unlimited about of chili & drink beer. The outcome is to raise money for our bullying project.

NEEDS: $0 of 413 + Volunteers
247 Washington Ave, Wall completed with student artwork.

Students Building a Beautiful Memphis

Beautiful, student created, artwork will replace boarded over windows in a building prominently located in downtown Memphis’s historic Court Square district.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,407

Urban Orchard

The Urban Orchard is intended to provide a place of beauty while also providing accessible organic fruit for the residents in a low-income blighted neighborhood in the Klondike area of Memphis.

NEEDS: $0 of 462 + Volunteers

SkyCop Camera

SkyCop Camera on the V&E Greenline for crime prevention.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,389

Sheffield High Girls Soccer Team

We are raising money to help the girls soccer team at Sheffield High School cover fees, get equipment, provide additional coaching, assist with transportation needs, and improve the home field conditions.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,500

Chess Kid at Idlewild Elementary

Since the Idlewild Chess Club burst onto the scene five years ago, the chess team has won national trophies . We would like to use interactive software to help teach our kids the fundamentals of this beautiful game.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,300

Knowledge Empowering Youth (KEY)

KEY is a teen-led comprehensive sex education program that educates youth about their minds, bodies, and most importantly the decisions they can make to better their futures.

NEEDS: $0 of 500
Proposed Design for Jackson Ave., Garland St. Mural

Leaps and Bounds V&E Mural

A mural proposed by artist Khara Woods and VECA at the corner of Jackson Ave. & Garland St.

NEEDS: $0 of 750 + Volunteers

Safe Crossing at Overton Park

High-visibility crosswalks at the Poplar-Tucker intersection will create safe crossing conditions for transit riders, pedestrians and cyclists at this busy intersection and encourage various modes of transportation.

NEEDS: $0 of 4,670

Ride, Rally, Ride

Provide bike workstations, schedule info, and structural improvements to Memphis-area transit stops, creating a more flexible and accessible transportation system.

NEEDS: $0 of 5,185
Gooch Park

HUG Bike Safety Rodeo

We need your support to teach bike safety skills to youth in our community.

NEEDS: $0 of 580 + Volunteers
memphis community  water slide

Community water slide

We would like for this water slide to foster community events where children could enjoy themselves in the summer or good weather months. 

NEEDS: $0 of 30 + Volunteers

Evergreen Rain Garden 2.0

Neighborhood gardeners will till, amend and plant native species butterfly and bee attractors to continue to expand initial and now well-established Evergreen Rain Garden beds.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,168 + Volunteers

Central High School Grounds Improvement

This project would create two new beds of flowers in the front of Central (THE) High School, replace schrubs along the base of the building.

NEEDS: $0 of 10,335

Music In The Park Memphis

With Music In The Park Memphis we can bridge the gap of classism in our city. By having this gem we open the door for endless opportunities to build strong community leaders and well rounded youth. Music is the key.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,440 + Volunteers

Revitalizing Our Community/XPCTMOR

It's time to take back our community. Our goal is to rebuild our streets and turn them back into the beautiful places they once were.

NEEDS: $0 of 460 + Volunteers

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