LBO had been selected as the recipient of two generous grants. The Long Beach Community Foundation
has named Long Beach Organic as the sole recipient of its Philanthropy Day Grant. This grant includes a monetary award of at least $5,000 and a day of collaborative volunteer work. The work day is scheduled for National Philanthropy Day on Saturday, Feb. 26
. Wells Fargo
has also selected LBO for a Community Impact Grant. This grant includes a monetary award of $8,600, and also includes a day of Wells Fargo employees joining our own volunteers on Tuesday, March 15
The grants will help fund the Interactive Multi-Sensory pathway and other portions of the Zaferia Junction Community Garden All-Abilities Renovation. The vision for the project includes wheelchair- and walker-friendly decomposed granite in the pizza oven area, an interactive multi-sensory garden walk to the education garden, an accessible tool shed with adaptive gardening tools, and an accessible porta-potty.