It’s the time of year for giving! One of the easiest ways to support causes you believe in is Give Miami Day, Thur., Nov. 19. With the click of a mouse, you can donate to worthy South Florida causes. Last year, more than 19,000 donors gave $5.2 million for 520 local nonprofits.
There are many worthy groups seeking donations, from animal causes to youth services, and you can check them all out here. Below, we’ve listed some of the food, sustainability and community groups we have written about and worked with, and can wholeheartedly endorse. Thanks for showing your #locallove and generosity on #GiveMiamiDay!
Urban Oasis Project – You’ll find Urban Oasis Project stands with local produce (and EBT/SNAP benefits) at many South Florida markets. From its inception, Urban Oasis Project has steadfastly supported its mission in making clean, healthy food accessible to all, through farmers markets, Verde Community Farm and Market, planting gardens and more.
Common Threads – We’ve watched students wield impressive knife skills thanks to Common Threads! By teaching kids cooking skills, plus practical life-skills in health and nutrition, Common Threads meets a critical need in educating and inspiring them to lead healthier lives.