Brownsville Student Farm

Brownsville Student Farm is an oasis of plant and animal life in the middle of Brooklyn. We focus on youth education, providing a green community space and raising awareness about health and nutrition.

NEEDS: $0 of 5,294 + Volunteers

Haddington Food Coop

Neighborhood Foods, a West Philly low-income food coop, needs high tunnels for its farm to boost production for a food desert fraught witht diet-related health problems.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,099

The Youth Internship Program

Help us sustain a Youth Internship Program for low-income teenagers to teach workshops on environmental and health-related topics to peers and neighbors at an urban farm in a struggling neighborhood of Washington, DC.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,960 + Volunteers

Emerald Awards 2012

Outstanding volunteers are honored each year in November for their great work during the year.

 

 

NEEDS: $0 of 412 + Volunteers

Daffodil Project Distribution-Fall 2012

We will be distributing Free 911 Daffodil Project bulbs to groups in Queens. We plan on giving hand tools to groups to help them with the planting. In 2011, over 25,000 bulbs were given to groups to plant in Queens.

NEEDS: $0 of 206 + Volunteers

Going Green in Queens 2013-March 23, 2013

A fun day to learn and network with other like-minded people! We will have exhibits and info at tables, show educational movies, and give workshops. Giveways to help improve the environment will also be available.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,000 + Volunteers

Jazzaponics!

We're transforming a vacant lot into a high-volume urban farm, environmental education facility, and jazz performance space!

NEEDS: $104,585 of 104,795

Veterans Employment Base Camp and Organic Garden

We're minimizing the use of well water and increasing water retention capacity through practices such as a cistern and pump system and rain barrels, appropriate plant selection and organic manure use.

NEEDS: $0 of 275

Student Recycled Art Gallery - Create and Learn!

Art/learning kits using recycled materials from Detroit given to 1,000 students at neighborhood school.  Volunteers take pictures; create show at our Recycled Art Gallery. Students/parents are special guests. 

NEEDS: $0 of 453 + Volunteers

Allergic to Salad – Rolling up Sushi!

We'll be rolling up sushi when this class is funded! Healthy, hands-on cooking lessons explore seasonal, nut-free international cuisine with kids. Real food makes no excuses!

NEEDS: $0 of 648 + Volunteers

Allergic to Salad- Thai-licious!

We'll be cooking up some Thai food when this class is funded! Healthy, hands-on cooking lessons explore seasonal, nut-free international cuisine with kids. Real food makes no excuses!

NEEDS: $0 of 648 + Volunteers

Urban Patch - Stone Soup Kitchen

The Stone Soup Kitchen project by Urban Patch will help to make the inner city better by offering classes to people of all ages in the community how to eat healtheir (more fruits & vegetables) while saving money.

NEEDS: $0 of 618

Save the Land and Create a Community Garden

In 2011, Merrick Marsden Neighbor Association of Jamaica, Queens approached Brooklyn Queens Land Trust to help save a large plot of vacant land in their community that they own, but lack the funds to pay back taxes on.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,445

Van Cortlandt Park Beautification and Clean-up Project

The two main parts of our project are clean-up and beautification.  We have student volunteers and would like additional volunteers to paint, clean-up leaves, and beautify our adopted flower beds.

NEEDS: $0 of 155 + Volunteers

Belly Dance Class for Pregnant Moms in Harlem

This free class offers low income pregnant moms in Harlem and surrounding areas a safe, fun, and affordable prenatal fitness option. Great for mom's physical health and also builds community!

NEEDS: $0 of 486

Eco Ryders

Eco Ryders is an education-based organization dedicated to teaching Bronx youth about the environment and social issues through workshops and skateboard design.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,147

POP blog

POP is an online zine created by and for young women of color. We'll discuss current events, sex education, healthy relationships, LGBTQ issues and the politics of being young women who identify as people of color.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,125

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

Community Playground

We are partnering with KaBOOM! to build a playground in Tampa Heights!

NEEDS: $0 of 235 + Volunteers

Bread for the City's Southeast Center Rooftop Garden

BFC’s Food Program is expanding our Southeast Center rooftop garden, which is located in Anacostia. We provide workshops and safe green space for our clients to socialize, skill-share, and build community.

NEEDS: $0 of 140

Language in the Community

Queens Botanical Garden intends to obtain an Apple iPad to run an application called Google Translate. Our visitors come from all over the globe, speaking languages other than English.

NEEDS: $0 of 876

Summer of Solutions Hartford

A youth-leadership and food-justice summer program that creates opportunities for youth ages 14-30 to work in school and community gardens, community outreach and organizing, and educational and cultural programming.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,697 + Volunteers

Patchen Community Square

A collaborative effort to utilize the vacant land parcel at Patchen Avenue and Putnam to create a garden and small play area.

NEEDS: $0 of 702

Flowers For Flatbush

A day of cleaning and greening Flatbush Ave on May 12, 2012!

NEEDS: $0 of 0 + Volunteers

Urban Patch - Park Garden

The Park Garden is a new green space on Indianapolis’ north side. It will be a permaculture garden and will provide a more naturalized and informal setting.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,326 + Volunteers

Urban Farm Training Program

Through a season on the Youth Farm, participants become intimately familiar with the tasks, challenges, and rewards of growing many varieties of vegetables and flowers appropriate to our region and community.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,477

Bringing People Together to Save Endangered Salmon

Our project works to save wild salmon by creating a collaborative forum that puts salmon restoration in the hands of scientists and those impacted by their survival, not just politicians. 

NEEDS: $0 of 7,003 + Volunteers

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