Vegetables and Volunteers……The Numbers
servings provided in Detroit 2012-2019
104,000 servings in 2017
175,000 servings in 2018
See below for 2019
2018 Garden Numbers
2018 Volunteer time : 4385 hours
Free veggies (and APPLES!) distributed to our homeless shelters, neighbors, and "Clinic to Farm to Patient" participants as of Dec 31 : 112,400 servings …………. adjusted for all gardens: 175,000 servings
Clinic to Farm to Patient participants 48 2018 Song For Hope Newsletter
2019 Garden numbers
As of Sept 27, 2019….. 623 weeks worth of vegetables to 66 different Clinic to Farm to Patient participants. Thanks! to our partners Northern Michigan’s apple growers and Kroger Stores for empowering us to provide over 8700 healthy servings to those suffering from diet related health problems.
2019 Servings provided to the homeless shelters of the Detroit Rescue Mission and our neighbors, as of September 19: 64,250
Clinic to Farm to Patient participants : 66
Expansions and Recent Donors
Thanks for recent financial support from Cherry Republic, the Detroit to Nepal Foundation, Newpark Resources, Cooper Standard, Mitch Albom's SAY Charities, The CS Mott Foundation, Quicken Loans, GM’s Dollars for Doers, the Heron Oaks Foundation, Bay Wear and others. The volunteers from Christ Church did another great job in the garden at the "Teen Mom's Shelter".
Isla's Garden, a self-serve garden focusing on mothers with kids, on Glendale in Highland Park, was doubled in size for 2018 and is well utilized by the community..