Since 1991, The Food Project has farmed more than forty acres in and around Boston. Annually, they provide employment for 150 teenagers from low income neighborhoods as well as receiving support from thousands of volunteers.
By planting vegetable gardens in urban spaces, they bring fresh produce to those who can’t afford it. The Food Project’s teenagers also work farmer market stands to learn job skills, volunteer at local food banks and soup kitchens, teach peers about healthy eating choices, and build backyard gardens in low-income neighborhoods. Their efforts create green spaces to learn and work, and their actions simply can be called inspiring.
The Food Project is typical of the grass root organizations that we support, proving that even the smallest actions, like making a click or planting a seed, can grow to a greater good for people, animals, and the planet.
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Want to make the world an even greener place? Become a fan of The Rainforest Site on Facebook and join our SHARE AND SAVE A SQUARE project. And remember, this Earth Day, every little effort can change the world for the better:
Help Provide Life Skills Training to 96 Students in Rural Cambodian Villages: Completed May 23, 2016
96,000 daily clicks funded this project – thank you!
Cambodia’s economic growth is as high as it has ever been, yet the effects of this growth are really only seen in cities—with many rural areas being left behind. Three quarters of the rural economy is subsistence farming, with little value attached to education. For this reason, many are left without basic formal education or an understanding of basic socio-economic and environmental aptitude. You can help. Just $5 provides one student with a complete curriculum and materials for one life skills course. Join JWOC’s mission to provide free education to rural Cambodians by donating today!
Help Cover the Cost of Ziggy’s Surgery After Being Hit by a Car: Completed May 18, 2016
64,000 daily clicks funded this project – thank you!
Ziggy, an 11-month-old, German Shepherd was found by San Diego police officers on the side of the freeway, emaciated, dehydrated and unable to stand. He was taken to Southern California German Shepherd Rescue (SCGSR) and was rushed to their vet. X-rays found that his rear leg was severely broken, and his pelvis was broken on the other side. Ziggy had to undergo a 4 hour surgery for his broken leg. He will still need a osteotomy for his pelvis in the near future. You can help! Just $20 goes towards Ziggy’s medical costs for his surgery.
Help Elephants in Remote Areas Get Access to Medical Treatment!: Completed May 13, 2016
60,000 daily clicks funded this project – thank you!
GreaterGood.org is partnering with HSI to purchase custom-made mobile emergency units that can carry a basic medical kit and two veterinarians. This team can respond to cases of minor injury or illness after a veterinarian has diagnosed the problem. This affordable transport vehicle significantly helps the JEWEL Program’s efforts in Jaipur as they continue to save elephant lives.
Spay or Neuter 10 Dogs or Cats: Completed May 11, 2016
50,000 daily clicks funded this project – thank you!
All About Animals Rescue promotes spay/neuter and helps the community find low-cost resources for this. Saving these innocent lives and promoting a solution to the problem is what All About Animals Rescue does everyday and you can help! You can help! Just $5.00 helps care for a foster animal.
With so many simple, easy ways to be involved – from a free click to a direct donation that funds a specific program – your smallest actions online matter, creating real results at GreaterGood.
Already, your actions have given $30 million to nonprofit charities around the world since 1999. That means millions have received help and assistance because of your efforts: hungry families fed, pets rescued, rainforests saved, breast cancer caught and treated, children helped, and so much more.
What You Can Do: Small Actions, Big Results
We invite you to explore the network of great charities and good works that make up GreaterGood. Find the cause, program, or project that speaks to your passion for helping others and start making a difference today.
We believe that no good action is too small and, with all the new tools at our websites, together the results are greater than ever before. Make a daily click, sign a petition, donate what you can, shop where it matters, and help us spread the word. You can also visit us at our new store in the Mall of America, located in Bloomington, Minnesota. Just like our online shops, every purchase gives back to a worthy cause!
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