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2019 Gro More Good Grassroots Grant Winners

2019 Gro More Good Grassroots Grant Winners

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and KidsGardening congratulate the 175 school and nonprofit organizations across the United States who were awarded the 2019 Gro More Good Grassroots Grants to create new or enhance their existing youth garden programs. The Grassroots Grants are part of Scotts Miracle-Gro’s larger Gro More Good initiative, which aims to bring the life-enhancing benefits of gardens and greenspaces to 10 million children over the next five years. The 2019 Gro More Good Grassroots Grant recipients include: (programs are listed alphabetically by state and city)

$1,000 Award Winners

Northland Family Help Center - Flagstaff, Arizona Marked Tree School District - Marked Tree, Arkansas Family Resource Center of the Redwoods - Crescent City, California Darnall Charter School - San Diego, California Via Rehabilitation Services, Inc. - Santa Clara, California Sayre School - Lexington, Kentucky Eastern Kentucky University, Division of Natural Areas - Richmond, Kentucky Sugar Roots Farm, Inc. - New Orleans, Louisiana Access Art, Inc. - Baltimore, Maryland Park County Community Foundation - Livingston, Montana Mercer High School - Hamilton, New Jersey Dwight D. Eisenhower Middle School - Wyckoff, New Jersey Niagara Charter School - Niagara Falls, New York Asheville Farmstead School - Candler, North Carolina Veterans Employment Base Camp and Organic Garden – New Bern, North Carolina Community Food Initiatives - Athens, Ohio North Olmsted City School Gardens Inc. - North Olmsted, Ohio Yarbrough Public School - Goodwell, Oklahoma Kings Valley Charter School - Philomath, Oregon North Hills Community Outreach - Allison Park, Pennsylvania Our Daily Bread of TN, Inc. - Knoxville, Tennessee Jack Lowe Sr. Elementary - Dallas, Texas Volunteer Services Council for North Texas State Hospital, Vernon Campus - Vernon, Texas TWP- The Youth Movement - Norfolk, Virginia Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers - Milwaukee, Wisconsin  

$500 Award Winners

Aguila Elementary School District #63 - Aguila, Arizona ICAN: Positive Programs for Youth - Chandler, Arizona Horseshoe Trails Elementary School PTO - Cave Creek, Arizona Lindbergh Elementary School - Mesa, Arizona Coyote Springs Elementary School - Prescott Valley, Arizona A Bit of Hope, Inc. - Marion, Arkansas Parson Hills Elementary - Springdale, Arkansas Alameda Boys & Girls Club - Alameda, California Orange County Coastkeeper - Costa Mesa, California Capri Elementary - Encinitas, California Eco Urban Gardens - Los Angeles, California Bright Star Schools - Los Angeles, California Loma Verde Elementary School - Novato, California Marblehead Elementary School - San Clemente, California Canyon View Elementary School Foundation - San Diego, California Community Gardens of Santa Clarita - Santa Clarita, California El Dorado County Ag in the Classroom - Shingle Springs, California Columbus Tustin Middle School - Tustin, California Growing Colorado Kids / CNDC - Commerce City, Colorado Denver Public Schools - North High School - Denver, Colorado Denver Academy - Denver, Colorado The Garden Project of Southwest Colorado - Durango, Colorado New Britain ROOTS – New Britain, Connecticut United Way of Greater New Haven - New Haven, Connecticut Newtown Public Schools - Newtown, Connecticut Southington Public Schools - Southington, Connecticut Endeavour Elementary School - Cocoa, Florida WiseTribe.Us, Inc. - Delray Beach, Florida The School At North Decatur (SAND Preschool) - Decatur, Georgia Dunwoody Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization - Dunwoody, Georgia Fountain Elementary School - Forest Park, Georgia Hamilton Elementary - Hartsfield, Georgia Lakeview Primary School - Milledgeville, Georgia Riverwood High School Foundation - Sandy Springs, Georgia Woody Gap School - Suches, Georgia Hamakua Harvest - Honokaa, Hawaii Island Pacific Academy - Kapolei, Hawaii Grow Some Good - Kihei, Hawaii Northwestern Settlement - Chicago, Illinois Bloom Alternative High School - Chicago Heights, Illinois Washington Elementary School PTA - Evanston, Illinois Monroe School - Hinsdale, Illinois Alexander Leigh Center for Autism (ALCA) - McHenry, Illinois Je-Neir Elementary School - Momence, Illinois Peoria County Juvenile Detention Center (JDC) - Peoria, Illinois C.W. Avery Family YMCA - Plainfield, Illinois Duneland Family YMCA - Chesterton, Indiana Eastern Elementary - Georgetown, Kentucky Lexington Fayette Urban County Government - Division of Parks and Recreation - Lexington, Kentucky Homer A. Plessy Community School - New Orleans, Louisiana Hall-Dale Elementary School - Hallowell, Maine Women's Health Resource Library - Milbridge, Maine Sanford Springvale Mousam Way Land Trust - Sanford, Maine The Summit School - Edgewater, Maryland Academy of Saint Matthias the Apostle - Lanham, Maryland Adkins Arboretum - Ridgely, Maryland Belchertown Public Schools - Belchertown, Massachusetts Community Charter School of Cambridge Foundation - Cambridge, Massachusetts P.E. Bowe School Garden Committee - Chicopee, Massachusetts Dr. Elmer C. Bagnall Elementary School - Groveland, Massachusetts Medway Community Farm, Inc. - Medway, Massachusetts Greater Lowell Technical High School - Tyngsboro, Massachusetts Come and See Farm Bridgman Elementary School Garden Club - Bridgman, Michigan Bendle Public Schools - Burton, Michigan The Charles Drew Transition Center Horticulture Program - Detroit, Michigan Ypsilanti District Library - Ypsilanti, Michigan YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities - Blaisdell Branch - Minneapolis, Minnesota Moose Lake Community School - Moose Lake, Minnesota Eagle View Elementary School - Pequot Lakes, Minnesota Good Food for Oxford Schools - Oxford, Mississippi City Union Mission - Kansas City, Missouri Urban Strategies - St. Louis, Missouri Indian Springs Elementary School - Indian Springs, Nevada Cornucopia Project - Peterborough, New Hampshire Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools Inc. - Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey The Gateway Family YMCA - Elizabeth, New Jersey Greenwood Elementary School, Hamilton Twp. School District - Hamilton, New Jersey Lakeside Middle School - Millville, New Jersey Macculloch Hall Historical Museum - Morristown, New Jersey New Jersey Community Development Corporation - Paterson, New Jersey Paterson School 28 - Paterson, New Jersey The New Weis Center for Education, Arts & Recreation - Ringwood, New Jersey Roosevelt Middle School Garden Club - West Orange, New Jersey Cottonwood Gulch Expeditions - Albuquerque, New Mexico Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Orleans County - Albion, New York Amherst Center for Senior Services - Amherst, New York Kiddie Science - Brooklyn, New York East New York 4 Gardens Inc - Brooklyn, New York Cattaraugus-Little Valley Central School District - Cattaraugus, New York The Haven at Skanda - Cazenovia, New York Middle Country Library Foundation - Centereach, New York Hamagrael Elementary School - Delmar, New York Falconer Central School Key Club - Falconer, New York Rockaway Youth Task Force - Far Rockaway, New York St. Mary's - St. Alphonsus Regional Catholic School – Glen Falls, New York Seeds of Living Education - Hamburg, New York Rising Treetops at Oakhurst - New York, New York Association to Benefit Children - New York, New York Westchester Exceptional Children Inc - North Salem, New York Beechwood Greenhouse Collaborative - North East Area Development - Rochester, New York Cerebral Palsy of Westchester, Inc. - Rye Brook, New York The Seneca Nation Education Department Allegany Territory - Salamanca, New York North Side School - Whitestone, New York Stonewall Jackson Youth Development Center – Concord, North Carolina Evergreen Community Charter School - Asheville, North Carolina Currituck Extension Foundation - Barco, North Carolina Estes Hills Elementary - Chapel Hill, North Carolina Charlotte Lab School - Charlotte, North Carolina Wilkes Community Partnership for Children - North Wilkesboro, North Carolina Underwood Elementary GT Magnet - Raleigh, North Carolina The Centers for Exceptional Children - Winston Salem, North Carolina Love A Sea Turtle - LAST - Winterville, North Carolina Ohio Valley Farmers' Market - Bellaire, Ohio Saint Brigid of Kildare School - Dublin, Ohio Hamilton Urban Garden Systems (HUGS) - Hamilton, Ohio Together We Grow Community Gardens - Newark, Ohio Oberlin Community Services Council - Oberlin, Ohio Play and Prep Preschool - Solon, Ohio Highland PTA - Grants Pass, Oregon West Union Elementary School - Hillsboro, Oregon Trillium Family Services - Portland, Oregon Allegnay Lutheran Social Ministries/ Bedford Fulton Head Start - Bedford, Pennsylvania Butler Catholic School - Butler, Pennsylvania Green Trees Early Learning Center, Inc. - Milford, Pennsylvania North Pocono Public Library - Moscow, Pennsylvania New Holland Mennonite Church - New Holland, Pennsylvania Moore Intermediate School - Florence, South Carolina Kenwood Elementary School - Clarksville, Tennessee Ralph Askins School Garden Club - Fayetteville, Tennessee Great Schools Partnership - Knoxville, Tennessee Trevecca Urban Farm (TUF) - Nashville, Tennessee Blue Sky Therapeutic Riding & Respite - Aubrey, Texas Gorena Green Thumb Club - Edinburg, Texas Ursula Stephens Elementary - Katy, Texas The Child & Family Support Center of Cache County - Logan, Utah Youth Garden Project - Moab, Utah Utah State University Juab County Extension - Nephi, Utah Friends of Hiland Hall Garden, Inc. - North Bennington, Vermont Milestone Adventures, Inc. - Topsham, Vermont Boys & Girls Club of Greater Vergennes - Vergennes, Vermont Appalachian Agency for Senior Citizens - Cedar Bluff, Virginia Williamsburg Community Growers - Lightfoot, Virginia Norfolk Collegiate - Norfolk, Virginia Coupeville Farm to School - Coupeville, Washington Denise Louie Education Center - Seattle, Washington King’s Jr. High School  (Crista Ministries) - Shoreline, Washington Warwood School - Wheeling, West Virginia Victory Garden Initiative - Milwaukee, Wisconsin E.B. Davis Children’s Home - Oshkosh, Wisconsin Town of Ten Sleep - Ten Sleep, Wyoming

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