Composting in Western Queens

Composting in western Queens will bring more materials, workshops, and infrastructure for composting to Astoria, Long Island City, Jackson Heights, Sunnyside, and Woodside.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,271

VertiCulture

VertiCulture is an aquaponics project in Brooklyn that aims to alleviate the environmental, health, and social problems associated with modern agriculture by promoting sustainable food production in urban environments.

NEEDS: $0 of 4,411

Floating Gardens

Cleaning the Gowanus Canal through an alternative arts and science project.

NEEDS: $0 of 440

What's sprouting up at MS 88

Help establish the first community garden at a high needs middle school in Brooklyn.

NEEDS: $0 of 805 + Volunteers

Prenatal Belly Dance in Harlem

The New York City Prenatal Fitness Initiative will expand and promote access to this excellent form of activity for pregnant women.

NEEDS: $0 of 432

Veggies to Jamaica!

Learning through growing: Help us build a vegetable and flower garden for Queens Collegiate students.

 

NEEDS: $0 of 45 + Volunteers

Less = More Green Map of NYC

 

Amplifying practical solutions, the Less = More Green Map of NYC highlights local waste reduction sites and strategies with handy neighborhood and citywide interactive maps.

NEEDS: $0 of 469 + Volunteers

Plastic Bag Dropoff

Project seeks to reduce the number of plastic bags sent to landfill through recycling and reuse.

 

NEEDS: $268 of 373

Forget the Bag! Rewards Program

A pilot distribution of loyalty cards is planned to be distributed to 2 local shops to inspire their customers to use less, waste less, and be loyal to the businesses that care for the environment that surrounds them.

NEEDS: $652 of 687 + Volunteers

All Summer Butterflies

The Friends of Haffen Park is seeking funding for The Summer of Butterflies, to create a butterfly garden in Haffen Park, to help the adults and children learn about these beautiful creatures.

NEEDS: $813 of 918 + Volunteers

Urban Seed Library

A seed library promotes the saving and sharing of locally-sourced seeds. It fosters community in that  members give back in order for the library to grow and everyone to benefit.

NEEDS: $0 of 436 + Volunteers

Jamaica Bay Lives

"Jamaica Bay Lives" is the first-ever, feature-length documentary film about Jamaica Bay.

NEEDS: $0 of 11,395 + Volunteers

Adventures for Kids on the LA River

Transforming public perceptions and working toward a healthy, safe LA River through recreational-educational boating adventures for kids.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,022

St George Day Festival

The St George Day Festival encourages environmental stewardship through storytelling, spectacle and innovative educational & community building activities.

NEEDS: $0 of 400 + Volunteers

The Newtown Creek Armada

For The Newtown Creek Armada, a model boat pond will be created on one of America's most polluted waterways. 

NEEDS: $0 of 1,087 + Volunteers

Beneficial Mud Balls for the Gowanus

Our Gowanus Mud Ball project will gather the community to make mud balls and educate on beneficial microbes! Then a massive throw of 10,000 balls into a section of the Gowanus!

NEEDS: $0 of 229 + Volunteers

Homewood Agricultural Project

 Turning vacant lots in Pittsburgh into hands-on opportunities for organic farming.

NEEDS: $0 of 225 + Volunteers

PS 11 Chicken Coop

Just Food's City Chicken Project is providing PS 11 with support & training to build a chicken coop in our school garden.  

NEEDS: $0 of 1,306

The GOOD, the BAD and the UGLY

We will be filming successful volunteer projects in Queens in our parks, green spaces, tree pits and other public areas in order to inspire others to do the same.

NEEDS: $0 of 515 + Volunteers

Feedback Farms at MVG

 

Feedback Farms is building out a 2nd location that will effectively double our square footage! 

NEEDS: $0 of 956 + Volunteers

Beautification and Greening of Veterans Square

Volunteers from the Cornucopia Society and the Queens Coalition for Parks and Green Spaces will clean the area up and plant annuals to spruce up and colorize the area.

NEEDS: $0 of 136 + Volunteers

Allergic to Salad - Kids Get Cooking

More healthy cooking classes! We're looking to fund FOUR children and ONE adult classes right now (5 total)! There is already a list of over 200 kiddies (and growing) eager to get cooking-- let's make it happen!

NEEDS: $0 of 4,225

West 144th Street Block Association

Bringing attention to 39 tree pits on the block on May 19th by planting flowers, cleaning up litter, and building tree guards.

NEEDS: $0 of 540 + Volunteers

Bronx Greenhouse at Intervale Green

WHEDco, a non-profit in the Bronx, will construct a greenhouse to support its farming program aimed at creating opportunities for residents to learn about sustainability.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,892 + Volunteers

Myrtle Village Green

We’re seeking to purchase gardening equipment to transform an unused, vacant piece of city-owned land into a true community amenity where people can come together to garden, compost, and enjoy passive open space.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,000

PS11 Garden 2012 Spring Planting

We need to buy seed starting supplies in order to get an early jump on the Spring planting season. The beds will be planted with items that the school students will sow, water and then harvest. 

NEEDS: $0 of 486

Beautify Lower Madison Avenue Neighborhood

We need funds to purchase fresh soil and compost to help young street trees thrive this spring and beautify busy pedestrian blocks. Help us transform our streetscape into a greener, more welcoming neighborhood.

NEEDS: $0 of 233

Allergic to Salad- Cooking with Kids!

The goal is for the lesson to be brought to the home! Getting children involved in the cooking process, increasing awareness of healthy, nourishing food, and getting the whole family to cook together and eat together.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,725

Recyclers' Urban Farm

A Recyclers' farm in the midst of the city is  not only possible but attainable!!! . . Sure! we can!   

NEEDS: $0 of 1,177 + Volunteers

The McGolrick Park Schools Alliance

The McGolrick Park Schools Alliance will organize, promote, and lead monthly clean-ups, events, and workshops from March 2012-November 2012 in McGolrick Park.    

NEEDS: $0 of 1,134

Xquizit Greens at 143 Stockholm

Help us build a new people's garden in Bushwick. We'll be strengthening community and growing healthy, local economies at this positive social gathering point and greening action hub.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,877 + Volunteers

Hike the Heights 2012

Hike for health!  Help us fundraise to encourage hundreds of people to hike through beautiful northern Manhattan.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,493

Prenatal Belly Dance Workshop

This is an exciting, traditional form of prenatal fitness and childbirth preparation accessible to low income women to support health throughout the pregnancy. 

NEEDS: $0 of 648

Interpreters Without Borders

We reached our goal of $1,296 to participate in the academy! Thank you! Any additional donations will go to a fund for materials and expenses for our coop.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,529

Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction is Boston’s first ever youth-run afterschool mobile bike shop and training center. Chain Reaction provides bicycle education, repair and sales in Boston neighborhoods without retail bicycle shops.

NEEDS: $0 of 643

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