Green Apple Projects Need Your Help: Mentor or Fund a Project
Mentor or Fund One of these Green Apple Projects!
Benito Juarez Community Academy: Benito Juarez Community Academy in Chicago is participating in Green Apple Day of Service for the 4th time. The school is in need of assistance and materials to construct shade structures to protect plants, build garden beds, and start a sustainable compost project.
Autumn Creek Elementary School: Autumn Creek Elementary School in Yorkville has received donated fallen trees for their reading circle, but needs assistance removing grass and putting down tarp and mulch so they can place the tree stumps.
Lorca Elementary School: Lorca Elementary School in Chicago has an existing garden area that needs help! The school plans to remove the existing, overgrown plants this fall and needs volunteers to help with removing plants this fall. This school is seeking donations or a partner willing to lend out garden equipment including: small cloth gloves, black plastic visqueene, paper bags, shovels, rakes etc.
Curtis Elementary School: Curtis Elementary School in Chicago is hoping to start outdoor learning and gardening at their school by building raised beds for their students. Help kick-off their journey by supporting the purchase of materials to build raised beds. Students from the Columbia College InArch program will be helping to assemble the raised beds.
River Trails Middle School: River Trails Middle School in Mt. Prospect is planning their annual bike and walk to school day. They need help with reusable water bottle and drawstring bag donations for about 100 students to help promote healthy choices an safe, sustainable ways to get to school.
Euclid Elementary School: Euclid Elementary School in Mt. Prospect has a strong student interest in birding and a well developed birding club. Help support their birding club and Green Apple Day of Service showcase through donations for seed and suet.
Please contact Liz Kuehn at (312) 245-8300 x204 or [email protected] for more information and to get connected to one of these projects.