AmeriCorps Volunteers Take Part in Community Gardening


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Two recent college graduates, Liz Prather, 23, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, and Elizabeth Schlobohm, also 23, from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, participate in the AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) program.

Their first work involves community gardening. The community garden, which aims to keep its produce organic, will be in an undeveloped portion of Amend Park and will feature more than a plot to grow and harvest the community's produce.


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Federal Programs Related to - Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking, General/Other

Private nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is to promote the practice of charitable giving and volunteering or to represent and serve a wide range of philanthropic and charitable institutions.

Federal Programs Related to - Community Service

Programs that provide opportunities for Americans of all ages and backgrounds to engage in service that addresses the nation's educational, public safety, environmental and other human services needs. Americorps; Youth Community Service



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