Our Impact

We measure our impact through the places and lives we touch...,

Javier Ochoa Reyes

I love the fact that we’re able to provide so many resources to kids.

Project Coordinator, Groundwork Richmond

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Building a Culture of Health

Creating a convenient and beautiful greenway along the Spicket River makes walking and exercising an easy choice for residents.

Heather McMann, Executive Director, Groundwork Lawrence

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Renee Milligan

Groundwork’s value is that they bring new vision and a light about the environment. They bring help, awareness, and they bring new things.

Community Volunteer, Groundwork Hudson Valley

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Nurturing Community Through Urban Gardens

The people in the neighborhood know what’s missing.

Antoine Carter, MUG Program Director, Groundwork Milwaukee

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Ashley Perez

I don’t think people realize how much being able to go outside in a safe space is taken for granted.

GWUSA Board and Green Team Alum, GW Hudson Valley

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Dave Oletski

You have to decide that you’re not going to quit – cannot quit – under any and all circumstances.

Community Volunteer, Groundwork Denver

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… AND THROUGH 15 Years of Performance of Groundwork Trusts (2000-2015)

550

acres of brownfield & derelict lands reclaimed and/or improved

1,109,031

feet of river habitat cleaned, restored or conserved

3,755

acres open space & parkland improved

105,389

youth actively engaged

763,878

community volunteer hours channelled

2,488

local schools involved

7,236

community partners engaged in projects

2,582

jobs created

$84,627,574

public, private & in-kind resources leveraged