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Make A Difference Day 2022

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ORGANIZATION: Springfield Promise Neighborhood


Volunteers are needed to help prepare and prep our Visioning Garden for the Winter Season approaching fast! We will have a few projects & tasks to carry out around multiple garden areas.

This includes weeding, mulching, mowing, seeding, pruning, harvesting, and much more. The garden site includes individual garden beds for families or residents who would like to grow food for their own family, and public garden beds for fresh produce to be grown and distributed to the community.

Make A Difference Day will take place October 22nd, 3p to 630p. Please joining us for this awesome event!

You are much appreciated!

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About Springfield Promise Neighborhood



Mission Statement

Children lie at the center of all that we do. We understand that our truest vocation as parents and caretakers, as educators and neighbors is to nurture the growth and development of our children--to help them discover and share their promise with the world. And so we make this promise: We will all come together as partners and citizens in the unwavering commitment to ensure that ALL OUR children succeed and attain their highest potential.


Established in 2010, the Springfield Promise Neighborhood (SPN) is a place-based, resident-led nonprofit organization addressing poverty in south Springfield, Ohio. This community-oriented and collaborative project was founded by Dr. Bob Welker, Wittenberg Education professor, after working for more than 20 years with the Springfield City Schools and many partner organizations. Promise works with families, students, teachers, and organizations, listening to families and students, putting resources and action behind their ideas, to reinvigorate neighborhoods and support all children to do well in school. Promise believes that early childhood success is the biggest indicator of future success. Promise understands and responds to cycles of poverty by thinking institutionally, systemically, and collaboratively . Promise explores how organizations and neighborhoods can help students do better in school and life, decreasing adverse childhood experiences, and capitalizing on the good work already being done by local partners.


Children & Youth
Children & Youth, Community, Environment


Fri Oct 21, 2022
02:45 PM - 06:45 PM


1217 Linden Ave.Springfield, OH 45505



  • Gardening
  • Horticulture
  • Farming
  • Botany
  • Landscaping
  • Community Outreach


  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 7
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 to 3 hours, usually in shifts.
  • This opportunity is physically demanding, with frequent lifting, bending, twisting, and moving.

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