COVID-19 Virtual Social Media, calls - help Brooklyn small biz and kids!
Seeds in the Middle
A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
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Do you love your small businesses? Let's help keep them alive!
Tastes of Brooklyn and Seeds in the Middle are building a raffle fundraiser to help save businesses and get food out to low-income communities in Brooklyn.
Help us build the raffle and advertise the businesses that are open.
What you can do:
1. Call businesses to see if they are open for take-out and delivery... if they want to join raffle
2 Make social media posts like you see at instagram.com/tastesofbrooklyn to let people know the businesses are open ...
3. Ask people to buy raffle tickets at tastesofbrooklyn.cbo.io
4 Help us build more Brooklyn neighborhood maps - by calling or emailing or sending Facebook messages or IG messages to see if they are open and what their hours are.
Boots on the Ground
5. Offer to drop off fresh food bags in central Brooklyn neighborhoods
6. Help us sort fruits and veggies to make bags
7. Make short video of yourself cooking
8. Make a short video of an open restaurants or eatery that we can share on instagram.com/tastesofbrookyn
9. Take photos of open places in your Brookyn neighborhood
Any other ideas?
See Tastes of Brooklyn on Instagram at instagram.com/tastesofbrooklyn
See our online maps at tastesofbrooklyn.com
If are in Brooklyn and can do little videos of businesses, please do. We will share.
The raffle is at bit.ly/tastesofbrooklynfundraiser or tastesofbrookyn.cbo.io
Please share the raffle - The proceeds are split 50-50 with the restaurants and our charity, Seeds in the Middle.
Questions? email firstname.lastname@example.org
About Seeds in the Middle
153 Warren Street, BROOKLYN, NY 11201, US
Seeds in the Middle partners with students, educators, parents & their communities to access all opportunities, beginning with improving health, enhancing arts education and greening their environment. We empower and educate all to get healthy and scale educational and social disparities. Our pilot schools are in central Brooklyn, a neighborhood with among the city’s highest obesity, diabetes, and heart disease rates. We teach how to grow, market, cook, access and prepare fresh food, how to exercise & engage in the arts, all the elements needed to promote life-changing lifelong health. Our volunteers come from all walks of life. We cross cultures. We transform gray into green, destitution into inspiration.
Seeds in the Middle offers joyful, healthy interventions that nurture the whole child and address the multiple obstacles blocking low-income children and families from getting healthy. We teach how to grow edible gardens, run a student-led Hip2B Healthy Market, bring chefs into schools, started soccer, running and fitness programs at school and in the community and music and arts in the schools. We integrate professional development for teachers so that a healthy lifestyle and environmental stewardship becomes organic and sustainable in the school community. To build community, we created Soccer for Harmony tournaments and the Crown Heights Farmers Market. In two years, we have engaged more than 1,000 families, and students and teachers report changing their habits to include more fruits and vegetables, and fitness. This is a pilot for any school and Seeds in the Middle plans to replicate.