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Thank You Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona!
Our deepest thanks to the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona for its recent capacity building grant given to CGT to support A Green Renaissance – Building A Healthy and Hunger-Free Tucson In Partnership With Tucson’s Community Gardening Sector.
Using the Food Bank’s amazing financial investment, during the coming year CGT will work to meet the three project goals of (1) restoring and rejuvenating our gardens to maximize their productivity and community access; (2)broadening and deepening our connections with the community by building on and expanding institutions and pathways; and (3)investing in strategic alliances to achieve greater outcomes though collaborations with like-minded organizations. The philanthropic spirit of the Food Bank of Southern Arizona provides critical support, not only for organizations such as CGT, but for the greater Tucson nonprofit sector. Thank you!
A huge THANK YOU to the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona!
CGT extends its deepest gratitude for the $5,000 We Are One | Somos Uno Resiliency Fund grant we received to support critical staffing needs and additional scholarships for our low income and pandemic – impacted gardeners. CFSA’s purpose is “To create an equitable and vibrant community for all Southern Arizonans.” Their support strengthens our own ability to play an important role in fulfilling that purpose. Thank you!
We thank the Troller Fund, held at the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona!
Community Gardens of Tucson expresses our deepest thanks and appreciation for the $2,500 grant recently awarded to us by the Troller Fund, held at the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona. The incredible generosity and philanthropic spirit of the donors directing these funds to CGT will provide the organization with critical resources to continue our work in underserved communities and those at greatest risk from COVID-19 so that they might bring fresh, healthy and nutritious food from garden to table. It is because of caring, compassionate and committed donors, such as these, that we are able to make the world a better place and Tucson a more sustainable and food-resilient City!
See the Full List of Our Supporting Organizations
We are very grateful to our supporting organizations! Please see our full aknowledgements here!
Thank you again, Community Foundation for Southern Arizona!
Our deepest appreciation to the Hanna Miller and Luke Jakobsen Fund, held at the the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona, for awarding CGT a $5,000 grant to be used for general support. This will provide us with critical resources necessary to continue our work and expand our impact across the City of Tucson, especially needed in these challenging times.
Much Gratitude to Sprouts Farmers Market Employee Rachel Miller!
As part of the Sprouts Farmers Market Employee Wellness program, one team member is selected each month to award a $2,500 donation to a nonprofit of their choice. Thanks to the nomination made by Sprouts employee Rachel Miller, Community Gardens was selected as the November winner to receive the donation. Rachel, who has a deep respect for the environment and gardening said that “Nominating Community Gardens of Tucson to receive the award was a logical choice because of their commitment in helping local families grow fresh and healthy food for their table.”
CGT wants to thank both Rachel and the Sprouts Healthy Community Foundation for their generous support of our program and mission, “to build community gardens where Tucsonans grow food, work and learn together, and nurture well-being in our communities.”
Much Gratitude to the Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation!
TOMF’s Grants, Scholarships and Awards Committee has selected Community Gardens of Tucson for a Thriving Nonprofit Technology Grant of $4915! We are excited to expand our use of technology in our garden management!
The award letter reads in part:
“The Committee was most impressed with your organization’s dedication to moving forward with your strategic plan and other organizational and operational improvements despite revenue shortfalls that you have encountered as a result of COVID-19.
We sincerely thank you and all those involved at Community Gardens of Tucson for your ongoing and exceptional service to our community.”
Thank you Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation!
Thank you to The Martin and Hildegard Gluck Foundation!
The Board of Directors of Community Gardens of Tucson (CGT) expresses its deepest thanks and appreciation for the $5,000 grant recently awarded CGT by The Martin and Hildegard Gluck Foundation. The Foundation’s incredible generosity will provide us with critical resources to continue our work in underserved communities and support those at greatest risk from COVID-19 so that they might bring fresh, healthy and nutritious food from garden to table. We extend heartfelt thanks to the Foundation for its philanthropic spirit and investment in our programs, and for inspiring us to help make Tucson a more sustainable and food-resilient City!
Community Gardens of Tucson
5049 E Broadway, Suite 300
Tucson, AZ 85711
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CGT recognizes the historical injustices perpetrated upon the Indigenous people of the Tucson Basin. We honor and celebrate the cultures and contributions of those whose land we now garden on.