Uptown go green

Uptown Go Green is a collaborative vision for a NYC that is healthy in body and spirit. We desire to see lasting transformation in our neighborhoods that brings about physical and spiritual health.

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Summer Markets

High school youth trained in our Future CEO program run Summer Markets, selling produce to the community in order to meet the need for affordable, nutritious food.

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Community Kitchen

As an outreach to the elderly, NYGO again utilizes high school youth to host a Community Kitchen for seniors in the neighborhood. They prepare healthy, nutritious meals; invite a nutritionist to communicate to the guests why they meal is nutritious, share a devotional, and partake in the meal together. They also provide health screenings and track health improvement over the course of the program.

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Thanksgiving Food Distribution

Churches and community organizations come together to combat poverty during the Thanksgiving Season, providing each family with a tote bag of healthy food, an invitation to their local church, and personal contact as the families are prayed for and ministered to during the distribution.