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

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

Paint Memphis

Paint Memphis will establish Memphis' largest collaborative mural, and with the Chelsea greenline, wlil help revive the New Chicago/North Midtown neighborhood, making it a safe place to work and live.

 

NEEDS: $0 of 2,450 + Volunteers

New Backboards at Pierotti Park

Replace broken backbaords at Pierotti Park so they are as nice as the new court designed by Anthony Lee.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,331

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

Richards House-Estival Park Revival

We will clear the lot of debris, remove overgrowth, and redesign the landscape to be environmentally friendly and a beautiful living and gathering space. 

NEEDS: $0 of 574 + 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

I LOVE Soulsville Rock/Art Garden

A landscape beautification project that will help enhance the newly installed "I Love Soulsville" mural. 

NEEDS: $0 of 1,065 + Volunteers

Project Helping Hands

Our goal is to raise money to purchase and install bleachers for the family and friends of our team. Ours were stolen and that has led to a decline in attendance of family and friends.  

 

 

NEEDS: $0 of 5,494

Barksdale-Auburndale Mobile Bocce Club

We're going to create a mobile bocce court that can be setup quickly then broken down for transportability. Then we'll set up down the block for refreshments and a nice game of lawn bowling!

NEEDS: $0 of 618 + 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

Madison Beautiful

MABA would like to purchase and adopt two attractive and unique trash receptacles to be placed along our street in strategic places to reduce the amount of litter. 

NEEDS: $0 of 2,301

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

The McLemore Rembert Block Club

The McLemore Rembert Block Club will be organized to promote unity among neighbors, improve the quality of life in the neighborhood, foster revitalization and improve the community’s economic viability.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,683

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

Altown DIY Skatepark  

Altown DIY Skatepark Build... Turning an empty lot into an awesome community space.

 

NEEDS: $0 of 3,125 + Volunteers

Girls Inc. Youth Farm

With the launch of the Girls Inc. Youth Farm, Girls Inc. of Memphis is launching a new program to teach high school girls the skills necessary to start and run their own businesses.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,601 + Volunteers

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