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    Rebecca McQuillen
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support Graffiti Gardening to assure they can continue building public gardens for their youth & community

Rebecca McQuillen

Chicago, IL

Kids that grow kale eat kale is why I am doing this. I live in a very diverse neighborhood that is a food desert. Most of the kids in my neighborhood have never seen vegetables growing let alone eat them fresh off the vine. So to help with this issue I have starting taking unused public space and turning it into public gardens. These gardens provide free food for the community, a project for the youth to get involved in and it also makes the neighborhood more beautiful which instills pride and respect. And I need help to continue and keep transforming these spaces and my community.

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