Donate this holiday season to transform lives - every dollar could be matched!

 

"Being responsible for plants and seedlings, and caring for them much like you would a child, gave me a sense of being needed"

 

"This program helped me become a professional. I have a 401k. I have good benefits. I’m proud. My mom is proud."

 

Cultivating healthy people and communities through urban organic agriculture.

 

2016 Annual Report

Learn about our achievements.

 

"I like to give people
perspective on change,
let them know that change
is possible."

 

“I always had the drive to better
myself, but Growing Home gave me
the tools and really brought it out of me.

 

"I want my kids to see me out here working so they can be motivated to do the same thing."

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Donate Today To Transform Lives

This holiday season we need to raise $200,000 to support the growth of our job training program and our fresh, healthy food access initiatives in Englewood. We ask YOU to help us reach our goal.

Right now your dollar can go twice as far because we have a MATCHING GRANT! Every donation from a new donor, or any increase over your donation last year, will be matched 1-to-1 up to $25,000.

Donate $100 or more, and we’ll send you a FREE TOTE!

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Cultivating Connections:
Bobby, Demetrius, and Ricky

Hear the stories of three men who found friendship, support, and success
through Growing Home’s employment training program.

OUR IMPACT

Lyntoi’s Story

Lyntoi struggled with alcohol and drug addiction for over 40 years. It began when a family member sexually abused her from the age of 9 to 13, keeping her quiet with alcohol. Addiction led her to periods of homelessness, a criminal record, and more sexual abuse. When Lyntoi got sober and found Growing Home, she knew she found a second chance. Today, Lyntoi is celebrating 3 months at a job she loves, 22 months sobriety, and a new apartment.

Read the Full Story

 

Wherever I go in the next five, ten, twenty years, it's always going to come back to this. To Growing Home.
Because there's something that you all saw in me, and your hearts went out to me. People don't have to do
something like that if they don't want to. They do it because they believe someone like me deserves a
second chance. Growing Home gave me a second chance.

Program Graduate

2016 Annual Report

We are incredibly proud of our successes in 2016 and our growth over the past few years. Our accomplishments would not have been possible without the generosity of our donors and partners. Take a look at what we achieved together in our annual report.

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