Posts tagged Your environment
Basil, it is interesting that you blogged about creating gardens for Earth Day because I just read a story about a 13 year old girl who is working to feed the hungry.
Katie Stagliano, at 9 years old, planted a tiny cabbage seedling that grew into a 40 pound cabbage. When she donated it to a local soup kitchen she was amazed that it could feed 275 people.
This act created an image for her of feeding a whole nation. So she created a goal to “wipe out Hunger in America.”
In 2009, Katie won the “Launch my Dream” More >
Page, I have to say that I have been just as busy since we got out of school, to write any blog posts. It has been fun doing Beach Club activities at the lake this summer, and going away on vacation with my parents!
But the recent posts by everyone got me motivated to share a partnership between the Home Depot Foundation and the non-profit Gifts in Kind International.
The article I read about got me thinking about the items that were donated for our Community Garden Project, and how other groups could benefit from this program, if they More >
When Cassandra was 10 years old, she had her sights on changing the world. So she pulled together a group of her friends and started a community service team. Their goal was to aid the community and the environment.
They became very interested in the issues of global warming and how people in their community were struggling to heat their homes during the New England winters.
So after spending time researching Cassandra and her friends decided More >
Daisy, you are always telling us about kids that are out there making a difference in their communities, and working to take care of the planet. So I wanted to tell you about a local organization that was started in 2008, and is made up of teenagers that are working to promote environmental sustainability in local communities. It is called the Mahwah Environmental Volunteers Organization.
On their website it says that they plant trees, clean-up polluted areas, rehabilitate soil erosion, start natural agriculture farms, organize electronic recycling drives, educate students on recycling, distribute recycling bins and give away More >