The Compost Fairy

We are looking to buy a utility trailer for compost pick up, to expand with collecting leafs and yard waste.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,266 + Volunteers
VECA Thanks You!

The Green Triangles Project

The Green Triangles Project will "green" and beautify two traffic islands at Univeristiy and Jackson streets in the Vollintine Evergreen neighborhood.  

NEEDS: $0 of 6,215 + Volunteers

Holy Names Angel Garden

To teach the children and their families in underserved communities the art of gardening as a way of promoting a healthier lifestyle.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,065 + Volunteers

Cooper Young Gateway Gardens

The CY Garden Club plans to create small garden pocket parks.  These would be large planter boxes filled with a variety of hardy shrubs and flowers to enhance corners on Southern, Cooper, Young, and East Parkway.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,640 + Volunteers
Pictures of James after several volunteer events this year

We want to buy James a lawnmower

Help us buy James a lawnmower so he can keep Carnes Garden beautiful.  He  lives next door to Carnes Garden and has become the garden caretaker.  James has helped us every step of the way. 

NEEDS: $0 of 559 + Volunteers

Paint Memphis

Paint Memphis will establish Memphis' largest collaborative mural, and with the Chelsea greenline, wlil help revive the New Chicago/North Midtown neighborhood, making it a safe place to work and live.

 

NEEDS: $0 of 2,450 + Volunteers

Richards House-Estival Park Revival

We will clear the lot of debris, remove overgrowth, and redesign the landscape to be environmentally friendly and a beautiful living and gathering space. 

NEEDS: $0 of 574 + Volunteers

I LOVE Soulsville Rock/Art Garden

A landscape beautification project that will help enhance the newly installed "I Love Soulsville" mural. 

NEEDS: $0 of 1,065 + Volunteers

Barksdale-Auburndale Mobile Bocce Club

We're going to create a mobile bocce court that can be setup quickly then broken down for transportability. Then we'll set up down the block for refreshments and a nice game of lawn bowling!

NEEDS: $0 of 618 + Volunteers

Altown DIY Skatepark  

Altown DIY Skatepark Build... Turning an empty lot into an awesome community space.

 

NEEDS: $0 of 3,125 + Volunteers

Girls Inc. Youth Farm

With the launch of the Girls Inc. Youth Farm, Girls Inc. of Memphis is launching a new program to teach high school girls the skills necessary to start and run their own businesses.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,601 + Volunteers

Alabama Street Tapestry Project

The iron fence that runs along the south side of Alabama will be woven with bright fabrics to turn the fence into a tapestry. The tapestry sections of fence will be interspersed with sections of sunflowers. 

NEEDS: $0 of 2,680 + Volunteers

Freshest Market on the Block

Redesign and reinvent the site of the Cooper-Young Community Farmers Market where everybody knows your name.

 

NEEDS: $0 of 5,185 + Volunteers

Sister Supply

Essentials. Period.

NEEDS: $0 of 5,185 + Volunteers

Cargo Memphis Bike Sharing

Ride a cargo bike with your children or dog in front of the bike instead of those traditional bike trailers

NEEDS: $0 of 1,655 + Volunteers

MMS Boardwalk FULL-BUILD & MATERIALS

The design is done! Help us purchase construction materials and permits for the MMS Wolf River Harbor Boardwalk.

NEEDS: $0 of 5,700 + Volunteers

Carpenter Art Garden Summer Programs

With your support, the Carpenter Art Garden will provide daily programming to engage Binghampton students and adults in the at no cost to participants!

NEEDS: $0 of 3,125 + Volunteers

Roundhouse Revival

A community party for the Mid-South Coliseum

NEEDS: $0 of 5,761 + Volunteers

Stripe Memphis Basketball Courts

Better Basketball Courts, Stronger Communities: Striping lines, covering graffitti and making other minor basketball court improvements in City of Memphis basketball courts.

NEEDS: $0 of 6,131 + Volunteers

Sew Much Love

SML gives homeless women in North Memphis who have barriers to traditional employment the skills to create, design, market and sell their creative products thereby giving financial stability.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,770 + Volunteers

Carpenter Street Community Vegetable Garden

We will transform a blighted lot by engaging the neighborhood, cut monetary costs and increase access to fresh produce for neighbors, and teach social responsibility to students through sustainability!

NEEDS: $0 of 1,065 + Volunteers

MMS Wolf River Harbor Boardwalk - PREBUILD

Help us pre-build the MMS Wolf River Harbor Boardwalk with design plans, permitting fees, site prep, and boardwalk footings. Full build coming this spring.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,065 + Volunteers

Operation Crosstown

$10,000 funds Operation Crosstown projects for a year!

NEEDS: $0 of 6,842 + Volunteers

Central Ave Underpass Mural

Local artists, along with volunteer community members, will create a one-of-a kind mural on both walls of the underpass on Central Avenue.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,195 + Volunteers

Wishes for Williamson

Williamson Park needs a makeover, and we're here to make it happen. Come help us out!

NEEDS: $0 of 877 + Volunteers

Summer Meadows Little Free Library

Let's create little free libraries in East Memphis!

NEEDS: $0 of 362 + Volunteers

Overton Park Shuttle

We hope park visitors will enthusiastically embrace free public shuttles and protect Overton Park's recreational spaces from overflow parking. But first, we must pay for the shuttles.

NEEDS: $0 of 4,400 + Volunteers

Scoop Memphis

Everyone poops. Be someone who helps keep it off streets and out of yards.

NEEDS: $0 of 455 + Volunteers

Cooper/Higbee Underpass Mural

Along with Memphis College of Art artists, volunteer community members will paint a colorful mural on both walls of the underpass on Cooper Street at Peabody Park.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,655 + Volunteers

Evergreen Rain Garden

A rain garden on unmaintained property to provide benefits of residential surface management techniques, including beautification, native plant propagation, & species diversity.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,374 + Volunteers

Neighborhood History Project – Highland Heights

Corners of Highland Heights Community of Shalom & Crossroads to Freedom at Rhodes College will train youth archivists from the 'Heights' & Treadwell Middle School to interview local elders.
NEEDS: $0 of 583 + Volunteers

Neighborhood History Project - South Memphis

The South Memphis Shalom Zone is teaming up with Crossroads to Freedom at Rhodes College to train youth archivists from South Memphis to interview the elders in their neighborhood.

NEEDS: $0 of 920 + Volunteers

Carnes School Learning Garden

We will transform a vacant lot across from Carnes Elementary School into a garden where students can observe and learn about the environment.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,763 + Volunteers

Mid-South Greenways App

Our smart phone app will put vital greenways information directly into your hands. It will include way-finding and directions, destinations, amenities, and opportunities for feedback.

NEEDS: $0 of 265 + Volunteers

iPads for Afterschool Learning in Vollintine Evergreen

Show our students what it means to love their neighborhood while helping them achieve their academic goals! Our youth-inspired volunteer program seeks iPads for enhanced learning & homework help.  

NEEDS: $0 of 1,495 + Volunteers