Help Support the Growing Center's 2020 Cultivate Campaign

Renovation + Regrowth 2018-2020

 

The Somerville Community Growing Center reopened in 2019 after many months of construction and renovation that were funded by a City of Somerville CPA grant. The new site has many wonderful new features, including a native pollinator garden, an herb garden, a rain garden, a demonstration garden, children’s nature play features, composting area in development, a mosaic turtle table, and many new pathways. We hope that you were able to enjoy it last season. Although we are closed currently during the COVID-19 pandemic, we hope to be open later in the season.

 

The Center is asking for your help this season to pay for the remaining work needed to complete the renovation, to support our yearly operating costs, and––right now––to support ongoing coordination and communication efforts that include plans to grow nutrient-rich produce onsite this spring, which will be distributed via area food security partners.

 

Please join our fundraising effort and consider making a donation to the Growing Center. The Center thanks you!

 

FUNDRAISING GOAL: $20,200

Become a sponsor! Email give@thegrowingcenter.org to find out how.

 

There are many ways to give:

Check:

If you would like to donate by check, you can mail your

donation to:

 

The Somerville Community Growing Center

P.O. Box 76

Somerville, MA 02143

 

Through PayPal:

In-Kind Donations:

We also accept in-kind donations of goods and services. 

The Growing Center can use specific supplies and resources to complete. Please contact us with questions.

The Center cannot accept donations of goods during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you would like to donate services, we are in need of volunteers to assist with fundraising and communication (off-site). Contact Christine at volunteer@thegrowingcenter.org.     

A partial list of historical funders includes:

Community Preservation Fund/City of Somerville, Cummings School After School Funds, Greater Boston Urban Resource Partnership, Harpley Foundation, Kendall Foundation, New England Grassroots Environmental Fund/Boston Initiative and Grassroots Fund, Somerville Arts Council, Gaining Ground in collaboration with the Greeley Foundation, Somerville Neighborhood Community Improvement Grants, Tufts Neighborhood Service Fund, and generous private individual donors.

 

Many thanks to our former fiscal agents for their assistance in our early years, including Somerville Community Access TV, the Somerville Environmental & Recycling Volunteers, the Community Action Agency of Somerville, and Groundwork Somerville.

Visit the Growing Center at: 

22 Vinal Ave, Somerville, MA 02143

Mailing Address: P. O. Box 76

Somervillle, MA 02143

 

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