This week at The Pollination Project, we highlight seven new grantees who pledge themselves in creating hopeful and transformative experiences for all creatures, human and non-human. Shawana Carter provides clothing to minors while Keith Ogean gives butterflies a supportable habitat.
Congratulations to our recent grantees:
Elissa Boudreaux and Karonda Rowley, Domestic Violence Outreach, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Classes and workshops addressing domestic violence, including self-defense, protective orders and case studies are offered free to cost.
Shawana Carter, Carter's House Clothes Closet, Irving, Texas. New and gently used clothing is provided to children and youth of twenty-one low-income families.
Brenda Boboige, Resurrection, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Exercises and workshops guide participants to process post-traumatic stress through an interactive, art project.
Audrey Cameron, Think Write Young Author's Program, Saint Louis, Missouri. A creative writing program for youth that leads them through the transformative process of writing and illustrating to editing and publishing.
Keith Ogean, District 123 Butterfly Sanctuary, Oak Lawn, Illinois. Environmental awareness gives refuge for native pollinators through a self-sustaining environment.
August Tarrier, The Superheroes Project, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. An interactive pop-up, art workshop featuring stories of incarcerated or recently released women.
Efuetlancha Atem and Mbunya Nkemnyi, College Collaboration for Sustainable Great Apes, Lebialem, Cameroon. Environmental education project exposing students to the socio-ecological system through forest field trips.
Do you have a project to change the world for the better? We accept grant applications for Pollination Project seed grants, every day of the year. We love learning about new changemakers and all they are doing to spread compassion, peace, environmental sustainability, generosity and justice all over the globe.