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

ALL CITY ACRES

ALL CITY ACRES will make print maps of potential spaces for community-driven projects available in the Bronx, Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan. We are building on the successful tactics of 596 Acres in Brooklyn.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,865

Solar Powered Eco-Shed

Install a solar panel system on the Eco-Shed of the Bushwick Campus Farm to provide clean energy for the school’s outdoor greenhouse, vertical farm and hydroponic systems.

NEEDS: $0 of 220

2012 Brooklyn Food Conference

On Saturday, May 12, 2012, the Brooklyn Food Coalition, will share ideas and work together for the kind of food system change we need now. PLEASE DONATE TODAY!! 

NEEDS: $0 of 7,992 + Volunteers

Green Is The Word

To make an educational video to inspire and engage the NYC Public Schools on sustainability issues.

NEEDS: $0 of 968 + Volunteers

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

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

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