Let's build a healthier, greener Brownsville

Let's empower students & families in central Brooklyn's food deserts to beautify, compost, build edible gardens & healthy places & joyful farm stands to turn gray into green 

NEEDS: $2,062 of 10,152 + Volunteers
volunteers helping in the pollinator garden at Highland Park

Restoring Biodiversity in Highland Park and Success Garden

NYC H2O will collaborate with community members in Cypress Hills and East New York to restore biodiversity at the Ridgewood Reservoir in Highland Park and at Success Garden to support flourishing ecosystems.

NEEDS: $16,149 of 20,429 + Volunteers

Healthy Soil Builds Strong Communities

Help BUGS middle school students expand the composting, waste reduction, and food growing projects that contribute to healthy and sustainable communities.

 

NEEDS: $0 of 10,152 + Volunteers
Emerging artist Grace Nkem connecting with local communities and high school students. We lend artwork.

Bring Art to Students' Homes

Students can borrow mounted prints of paintings by local artists, and get to meet them too.

NEEDS: $0 of 5,134 + Volunteers

Creating a Greener BedStuy

Help Us Bring Some Green--Trees, Plants and Flowers--to the neighborhood, teach our youth how to maintain a green environment and make our home safer, healthier and more beautiful

NEEDS: $3,322 of 15,322 + Volunteers

Path To Wellness

Our mission is in preserving our current portion of Earth for our futures generations.

NEEDS: $4,948 of 5,348 + Volunteers

Love Your Park

Show a little love for N. Pacific Garden and Playground.  Help us raise $2,000 by Feb 14 to receive $2,000 in matching funds. 

NEEDS: $0 of 4,061 + Volunteers
Volunteers planting roses in front of school

Seeds and Bubbles

The flowers of tomorrow are in the seeds of today.

NEEDS: $0 of 5,282 + Volunteers
People walking their bikes through barricades in the street

Willoughby Avenue Open Street

A Festive Community Celebration of the Willoughby Avenue Open Street plus Free Programming and Activities out in the street in Spring 2022.

NEEDS: $3,061 of 4,076 + Volunteers

The Essence of Jayce

We curate educational and therapeutic activities through recreation in the park for families with children who have special needs or disabilities; we call them Designed Differently Warriors.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,110 + Volunteers

Help grow FIG's Food Security Program

FIG is a grassroots collective that helps provide fresh produce and prepared foods to NYC communities in need, including trans and gender-non-confirming persons, in partnership with TRANSgrediendo.

NEEDS: $0 of 5,155 + Volunteers
Music!

POW! (Power Of We)

An inclusive community organization in Brooklyn offering free enrichment programs for learning and play for people of all ages and abilities.POW! Website

NEEDS: $0 of 21,394 + Volunteers

Offline Kid Time

Offline Kid Time, Inc. offers free, fun, creative activities that grow kids’ imaginations and inspire curiosity—without screen time, or too much grown-up supervision.

NEEDS: $18,557 of 18,557 + Volunteers

Avatar Gallery

An audio-visually immersive, 3D virtual gallery in which users can explore or "browse" real-time and long-term, aggregated information sensor data, acquired through the twin project "Visual Feedback".

NEEDS: $59,184 of 59,184 + Volunteers
Basil at Slow Food NYC's Ujima garden

Slow Food NYC's Ujima Garden

Help Slow Food NYC expand our garden's growing capacity by installing raised garden beds and providing a stipend for our lead gardener!

NEEDS: $0 of 5,381 + Volunteers

East New York Community Land Trust

We believe East New York is NOT for sale and we envision a healthy and self-sustaining East New York where our people come before profit.

 

NEEDS: $0 of 28,912 + Volunteers

Make the Block Bloom - Phase 2

Continuing to raise funds for rebuilding our green spaces, healing our connections with each other and with the land

NEEDS: $0 of 213 + Volunteers

Make the Block Bloom

Rebuilding our green spaces, healing our connections with each other and with the land

NEEDS: $0 of 32,086 + Volunteers
200 Groceries Delivered!

Everybody Eats Deliveries

Help us deliver healthy groceries to families experiencing food-insecurity in Brooklyn, NY! 

NEEDS: $0 of 12,920 + Volunteers

Expand BUGS Compost Program

Help BUGS middle school students transform garbage to treasure! With your support we can expand our composting capabilities, increase participation and understanding, and offer fun and engaging community programs.

NEEDS: $0 of 7,841 + Volunteers

Turn Gray into Green In Brooklyn

Help Brooklyn schools & locals transform a gray food desert to green healthy places to live & learn with community gardens, farm/flea markets & outdoor learning.

 

NEEDS: $0 of 30,457 + Volunteers

5PM Porch Community Music Program

A JPMP neighborhood teaching/performing story/song program for students and local career musicians in Kensington and Flatbush, Brooklyn.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,774 + Volunteers

"We're Still Here..."

We're Still Here... is a outdoor exhibition featuring portraits of Brooklyn residents celebrating the resilience, strength, and diversity of the community. 

NEEDS: $0 of 6,545 + Volunteers

GS Mutual Aid

A grassroots mutual aid network supporting the most vulnerable and at-risk members of our community during the COVID-19 crisis– immigrant and undocumented families.

NEEDS: $0 of 6,197 + Volunteers

Brownsville Nosh

An event promoting healthy eating & wellness, providing warm clothes & help during trying times, sharing the area's dramatic history.

 

 

NEEDS: $0 of 3,711 + Volunteers
Food Ready for Packing

People In Need - COVID19 Food Insecurity Campaign

Your contribution buys fresh food for low income families and the elderly who have lost income as a result of COVID-19. A two week care-box of items worth $50 provides 60 pounds of food.

NEEDS: $0 of 13,118 + Volunteers

Greater Prospect Heights Mutual Aid's Community Fund

In response to COVID-19 and the related economic upheaval, GPHMA is providing direct material support to neighbors in need and working to strengthen relationships between community members and institutions.

NEEDS: $0 of 13,790 + Volunteers

Bring Art to Our Beds

As a part of the Arts Gowanus ArtWalk on Atlantic Ave, we want to install a vibrant public art installation around the tree beds along the 1.5 mile stretch from 4th Avenue to the Waterfront. 

NEEDS: $0 of 7,253 + Volunteers
Mayleen Cumberbatch, our Elder Box advisor

Ocean Hill / East Bushwick Elder Boxes

We're delivering fresh fruit and vegetables, plus pantry staples, to elders in our community who are shut-in because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

NEEDS: $0 of 30,000 + Volunteers

Gardeners Corps

Make your park beautiful.

NEEDS: $0 of 5,112 + Volunteers
Children and Women train at a recent Bullettrun parkour class at Wingate Park.

Bullettrun

The pandemic's impact has made Bullettrun's free parkour program more popular with students of all ages; and challenged our black teachers like never before.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,660 + Volunteers

Crown Heights Mutual Aid

Crown Heights Mutual Aid is a network of neighbors supporting one another through this pandemic and the ongoing crises of climate change, state violence, and insecurity around food, housing other basic necessities. 

NEEDS: $218,559 of 600,000 + Volunteers
Mayleen Cumberbatch is 92 years old.

Ocean Hill/East Bushwick Elder Boxes

We're delivering fresh fruit and vegetables, plus pantry staples, to elders in our community who are shut-in because of the pandemic.

NEEDS: $0 of 10,342 + Volunteers

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