Earlier this year, people got together at Cartwright Elementary School to help rebuild a community garden after the children’s mobile garden, Gus the Bus, was burned down. After a little more work and a lot of love, Gus is back.
In Maryvale, a home was donated to a local school district many years ago. Following the request of parents in the community for a Community Hub, the Isaac Elementary School District began the process of converting this house previously used as a storage facility into a thriving community center for families.
Triple-digit heat didn’t stop 700 dedicated volunteers from showing up on Unite: Day of Action to paint murals, plant gardens, clean up graffiti, and stuff WeekEnd Hunger Backpacks in communities across the valley. In all, there were 16 different projects going on at the same time. Below are hi-lights from this large scale event!