The Slim Buttes Agricultural Development Project at Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota provides seeds, tools, soil preparation and garden support so that Oglala Lakota families can augment their diets with fresh organic produce.
Plenty’s Disaster Relief and Recovery program channels material aid and volunteers to aid communities affected by natural and man-made disasters in the United States, Central America, Haiti, Nepal and elsewhere.
Books To Kids provides free, quality books to children with limited access to books of their own in Gulf Coast communities, Tennessee, Kentucky and Appalachia.
Kids To The Country on The Farm in Summertown, Tennessee offers inner-city kids a chance to explore nature, creativity, and learn conflict resolution skills away from urban strife.
Each year in rural Tennessee, over 200 at-risk urban youth experience the fun and wonder of the natural world while learning communication, cooperation and anger management skills at the KTC Nature School. At the Kwanzaa and Gift-making Program, the kids spend time making hand-made gifts for their loved-ones. When they leave, their bags are full […]
In 2012 we’ll continue our material support for struggling families in Louisiana, a holiday gift and food drive, as well as reconstruction assistance, including the completion of a Community Center for the native Biloxi-Chitimacha people. Thanks once again to the Philip R. Jonsson Foundation. On January 7th Malcolm John “Mac” Rebennack, Jr. (Dr. John), the […]
On Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota, Plenty assists more than 200 Lakota families to grow vegetable gardens in culturally compatible ways. We are now considering developing a buy-back vegetable program that would keep more vegetables on the Reservation while providing income to the gardeners. Greenhouse upgrades (like heat) or a new greenhouse are needed, […]