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

The Neighborhood History Project

The Neighborhood History Project provides youth from South Memphis and Highland Heights the opportunity to spend their summer learning about and documenting thier neighborhoods' rich histories. 

NEEDS: $0 of 3,605
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

Clean, Cultivated Corner in 38126

By cultivating land and relationships, Advance Memphis and the Memphis Center for Food and Faith are transforming a corner in 38126 from a dangerous one to a beautiful one. Trashcans are the next step!

NEEDS: $0 of 2,198

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
2015 Spring Break Project Team

Community Bored Up

Students from Douglass High, Second Baptist, and Streets Ministires will team up with Heights Community Development to address blight by boarding-up vacant homes and painting positive messages on the boards.

NEEDS: $0 of 4,015

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

Hoops in the Heights

Our community desires to have a shared green space that brings people together. Treadwell has a rich history of basketball and this project will reignite that legacy and create a healthy park for families and neighbors.

NEEDS: $0 of 12,090 + Volunteers
VECA Thanks You!

The Green Triangles Project

The Green Triangles Project will "green" and beautify two traffic islands at Univeristiy and Jackson streets in the Vollintine Evergreen neighborhood.  

NEEDS: $0 of 6,215 + Volunteers

The Healing Cathedral Community Park & Garden

We will be conducting the groundwork to start a community garden. We will also make the neighboring park more people-friendly by adding grills and park benches. 

NEEDS: $0 of 2,900 + Volunteers

Jim & Samella's Neighborhood

We have partner with local churches, businesses, and neighbors to support the project by volunteering with cleanup, digging, supplies, and building the amphitheater.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,586 + Volunteers

Save KIPP Academy's Books!

KMAM is investing in an online catalogue system for our brand new school library opening in 2016.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,580 + Volunteers

Holy Names Angel Garden

To teach the children and their families in underserved communities the art of gardening as a way of promoting a healthier lifestyle.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,065 + Volunteers
North Memphis residents discussing the Greenline at the Paint Memphis even of July 2015

Friends of Chelsea Greenline Advocacy Group

The Greenline is coming, the greenline is coming! We would like to be a part of it and we need to be a part of it! North Memphis,TN needs a voice in this project since this project is making an impact in our neighborhood.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,743 + Volunteers

Overton Park Playground Improvements

Overton Park Conservancy will implement safety surface improvements in the East Parkway Playground in Overton Park, providing our young park stakeholders with safe opportunities for play and recreation.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,125

Bicycle Trail Bollards at Agricenter International

Help us take steps to connect the Greenline to the Farmers Market at Agricenter International by raising funds to remove a gate and installed bollards so bicyclists can have an accessible path.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,640

Cooper Young Gateway Gardens

The CY Garden Club plans to create small garden pocket parks.  These would be large planter boxes filled with a variety of hardy shrubs and flowers to enhance corners on Southern, Cooper, Young, and East Parkway.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,640 + Volunteers

Stripe Memphis Basketball Courts: Round 2!

This summer Project Backboard's goal is to add lines and art enhancements to 18 courts in 13 public parks across Memphis so everyone will have access to a basketball court with free throw and 3 point lines.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,500
Sunset at the Garden

GARDEN TLC!

The Community Table Garden is in need of TLC repairs in our 3rd year of operation! We hope to amend our garden bed soil, improve our irrigation system, and build a shade stucture for our volunteers and visitors!

NEEDS: $0 of 2,610

Paint Memphis 2

Paint Memphis will create the largest collaborative mural in Memphis, bringing together over 100 artists and community organizations. We build community one wall at a time.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,335 + Volunteers

Frayser Mural

The Frayser mural project seeks to bring beauty to a neighborhood full of blight. Art has the power to transform. Frayser deserves such a transformation.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,010 + Volunteers

Memphis Catholic Learning Garden

Memphis Catholic Middle and High School is raising funds to build out the next phase of gardens that will allow students to learn in direct contact with nature for years to come!

NEEDS: $0 of 3,255 + Volunteers

UD Safe&Sound

Critical home repair program for low-income homeowners

NEEDS: $0 of 1,410

Growing Springdale

The purpose of the greenhouse would be to set up a base for horticulture in the community and to instruct the community at large about plant propagation and growing food. 

NEEDS: $0 of 504
Williamson Park Tree Planting Plan

Williamson Park Trees and Beautification

Tree plantings will establish the next generation of tree canopy, improve air quality & storm water management, increase rain water retention, & provide much needed shade for current and future users of the park.

NEEDS: $0 of 7,580 + Volunteers
Grizzlies helping paint Brandon Marshall's mural!

Green Leaf Mural Project

Local artist Brandon Marshall will paint a mural on the side of a storage container that is being added to the expansion of the farm. 

NEEDS: $0 of 1,500

Transforming communities through international education!

OSI is an international education provider in the Tri-State region. A 501c3 non-profit organization that offers study abroad programs for youth who attend high schools in historically underserved neighborhoods. 

NEEDS: $0 of 341
Roundhouse Revival 2 - Open Up the Door!

Roundhouse Revival 2

Round 2 will be a free and open previtalizing event on the grounds and in the shade and shadow of the Mid-South Coliseum from 1-7 p.m. October 4, 2015.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,265
Johnny Cash by Leigh Wiener 1962

Legacy Memphis Johnny Cash Statue Project

To celebrate, enhance, and educate our neighborhoods about Memphis heroes. We will involve artists, landscapers, and architects to create sculpture gardens based on Memphis music history.

NEEDS: $0 of 26,429

Central Ave/Tobey Park Underpass Mural

Aiming to revitalize an neglected part of our community, this mural is to add a little color to the run down underpass on Central Avenue near Tobey Park. 

NEEDS: $0 of 2,195 + Volunteers

WSHS Locker Room

The project includes filth and locker removal, plumbing repair, AC and pest-control. In addition, floors, fresh paint, new lockers, and secure doors.

NEEDS: $0 of 11,295
Pictures of James after several volunteer events this year

We want to buy James a lawnmower

Help us buy James a lawnmower so he can keep Carnes Garden beautiful.  He  lives next door to Carnes Garden and has become the garden caretaker.  James has helped us every step of the way. 

NEEDS: $0 of 559 + Volunteers
Burke's tricycle

Burke's Wants a Bike

2015 is Burke's Book Store's 140th Anniversary year and we want to help build out local green infrastructure so that our neighborhood will continue strong for another 140 years!

NEEDS: $0 of 4,155

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