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

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
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

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

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
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
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

Drive Literacy Memphis

Drive Literacy Memphis would like to gradually close the literacy gap by providing young children with books and study materials, such as flash cards and study books.

NEEDS: $0 of 175

The Johnny Cash Memphis Legacy

Phase One:  Money raised will go toward funding the sculptor to begin work and will be matched by a local donor, so whatever you donate now will have twice the impact toward the project!

NEEDS: $0 of 10,335

Bring Back Bats & Birds to Buntyn!

Over the years, fewer and fewer bats and Chimney Swifts are seen in our area.  East Buntynites want to provide safe, suitable housing for these creatures that are so beneficial to our families and the ecosystem.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,889 + Volunteers

BANDAIDS FOR KIDS

Bandaids might not seem like a big deal, but for some families its an item that gets left off the shopping list. 

NEEDS: $0 of 50 + Volunteers

Rangeline After School Program

Rangeline primary mission is to assist students with reading, math, homework assignments, and class room participation. 

NEEDS: $0 of 2,000 + Volunteers

Sherwood Forest Gateways

This project replaces broken and missing wrought iron signs and compliments with additional pole signs to create neighborhood identity and enhance community safety. 

 

NEEDS: $0 of 3,125

"Incarcerated to Indomitable"

 Indomitable Women of Incarcerated Men, Inc. is trying to purchase a building as a training site to begin "Incarcerated to Indomitable" program.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,990 + Volunteers

Lauderdale Subdivision Community Garden

For this project, senior citizens will teach children how to establish a garden. It will involve the churches, schools, and community organizations. The outcome will be knowledge about nutrition and exercise.

NEEDS: $0 of 260 + Volunteers

Levitt Shell's Community Arts Project

Outside fun at the Levitt Shell on May 16 -   make a community mural that will stay up all year, learn some new dance moves, make art and record some stories!  It's a day to celebrate arts in Memphis! 

NEEDS: $0 of 612 + Volunteers

Never Leaf Home

We are educating and encouraging homeowners to create personal composting/mulching stations resulting in free soil and mulch for homeowners and a reduction in our carbon footprint and landfills. 

NEEDS: $0 of 1,020 + Volunteers

Tea M.I.

The Socially Responsible Tea.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,151 + Volunteers

First Baptist Church, Lauderdale

In celebration of 150 years of working in our community, First Baptist Church,  Lauderdale, will install a commemorative neighborhood mural that will teach about the rich history of our south Memphis neighborhood.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,800

Signage along the Chelsea Avenue Greenline

Signage is critical to explain how the new trail is coming to life in north Memphis. Signage to highlight this rails-to-trails project will help explain the new park space to residents and visitors.

NEEDS: $0 of 420

Furnish helmets to young bicyclists

We provide bicycle helmets to youngsters who need them. At our bicycle safety rodeos we help kids ride more safely. The events are set up to be fun and challenging. Each participant receives  a custom-fitted helmet

NEEDS: $0 of 410 + Volunteers

Criminal Justice Summer Camp 2015

We are raising funds for our field trips to Henning, Nashville and Knoxville, where we will visit West TN State Prison (Henning, TN), the TN Supreme Court, TBI Lab, the State Capitol, and the Body Farm (Knoxville, TN).

NEEDS: $0 of 975 + Volunteers

Chris Bell Mural

Our group is creating a memorial mural for Memphis musician Chris Bell, known for his work with Big Star and his solo recordings.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,295

NeighborScape Demonstration Garden

NeighborScape will be designed and built with community partners, as an initiative for spreading gardening knowledge, as well as a place to share it.

 

 

NEEDS: $0 of 3,662 + Volunteers

Time Is Of the Essence

My program aims to help solve some of these problems but also to just raise awareness of the need to have a clearly marked home address.  

NEEDS: $0 of 500

Pinch Pocket Park

The Pinch Neighborhood is stepping out.  Help us create a community space for neighbors to gather, have a picnic, or take a break on neighborhood stroll with their furry friends.  

NEEDS: $0 of 260 + Volunteers

iSyncED II

Create Family Resource Centers that have education prep materials for all ages and level of education. The Family Resource Centers will be located in 2-3 churches. 

NEEDS: $0 of 2,380 + Volunteers

Bus Stop Love

Our goal is to fund and build a bus shelter that embraces the musical and peforming arts legacy in the Soulsville neighborhood.

 

NEEDS: $0 of 8,155 + Volunteers

Bringing Sunflowers to Orange Mound

We are working to create sunflower gardens in Orange Mound to beautify the community, remove toxins from the soil so we can plant food gardens in the future, and raise awareness about lead poisoning.

NEEDS: $0 of 140

PAINT LAMAR AVE.

A local artist will design a mural depicting elements of the local neighborhood history and install it on a blighted wall at 1673 Lamar. This removes a blight and replaces it with attractive urban art.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,660

Pages