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: $0 of 10,146 + Volunteers

Charging Garden Spaces!

Gardens provide calm, healthy spaces - adding solar power cell charging stations will help keep the community safer during blackouts!

NEEDS: $0 of 5,800
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: $0 of 11,000 + 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

Habla Environmentalism

Exploring the history of environmentalism through a Latino- Caribbean Lens to teach our neighbors that this is not new to us, it is who we are

NEEDS: $0 of 5,550
Artichoke Dance performing along the Gowanus Canal

Interactive Performance Tours

Immersive experiences illuminating a geography's environmental justice history and envisioning a sustainable future through movement and the arts.

NEEDS: $0 of 6,575
Brooklyn Utopias: Along the Canal

Brooklyn Utopias: Along the Canal

Two public outdoor exhibitions on the fences of J.J. Byrne Playground and Coffey Park inviting artists to consider what “Utopia” would look like for the communities bordering the Gowanus Canal.

NEEDS: $0 of 9,700

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

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
WyckoffMarket

Gowanus Produces

Gowanus Produce is a community-led farmers market and creative arts program featuring fresh food and homegrown arts in Gowanus. 

NEEDS: $0 of 6,732
The word "Quince" written out in balloon letters

Quince

QUINCE is an immersive theatrical experience featuring the story of a Mexican-American girl confronting her queer identity, family relationships, and faith on the eve of her quinceañera. 

NEEDS: $0 of 32,086

Help Us Build 24 Ghost Bikes

Ghost bikes memorialize the places where cyclists have been killed by cars, and we need your help to build more. 

NEEDS: $0 of 2,000
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

We Run Brownsville Wellness

We see our work as a way to advance advocacy around issues of equity and accessibility in order to effectively lead a robust and progressive community transformation from within.

NEEDS: $0 of 6,010
NYC delivery worker during COVID-19

Delivering Relief

Delivering Relief is a participatory action research and documentary film project that examines the impacts of COVID-19 on NYC food delivery cyclists.

NEEDS: $0 of 7,634

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
Marcia in the winter

Phoenix Community Garden Elder Box Program

Providing food stability to elders in Ocean Hill-Brownsville and East Bushwick during the pandemic by delivering fresh fruits and vegetables and pantry staples. 

NEEDS: $0 of 16,277

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
Machines in the Garden #3

Machines in the Garden

"Machines in the Garden" is a public-art photography project that considers how contemporary greening initiatives changes the urban fabric of Brooklyn.

NEEDS: $0 of 6,417

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
Lampblack

Lampblack Direct Aid Fund

Lampblack is raising a direct aid fund to support Black writers financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

NEEDS: $0 of 5,670

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 20,305

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