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An uplifting story of a new generation of youth who grow their own food and heal the world in which we live...
An uplifting story of a new generation of youth who grow their own food and heal the world in which we live...
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    1. Theresa Loong on

      Congratulations on the campaign and best wishes for a great day at the film festival.

    2. Leave It Better Foundation 2-time creator on

      Thanks Stefan, should be a fun adventure... :)

    3. Stefan Anderson on

      Congratulations on achieving your goal. We look forward to continuing to follow this project on the leave it better website.

    4. Leave It Better Foundation 2-time creator on

      WE MADE IT!!! Thanks so much to everyone who made this happen :)

      We'll be posting a video thank you, and another short with one of our teachers in the next couple days.

      Thanks so much for your incredible support.

      We're so inspired :)

    5. Dominique Bouillon on

      To everyone who supported this campaign empowering the kids - we send our gratitude, high fives and hugs! We couldn't do this without your generosity & encouragement. Enjoy the rewards and satisfaction of knowing your contributions will provide kids with the skills to lead the way to a future of sustainability! Stay in touch on Facebook, Twitter and at www.leaveitbetter.com! We hope to see you at the reGeneration Youth Film Festival on June 15th @ NYBG! :)

      https://www.facebook.com/pages/Leave-It-Better/105369686161584

    6. Leave It Better Foundation 2-time creator on

      A quick note: Steve Bergen's contribution is on behlaf of the TI Charter school, a school we hope to be working with in the near future! Thanks to Steve, TI Charter school, and thanks so much to all of our backers, little by little, bit by bit, we're getting closer to our goal!

    7. Leave It Better Foundation 2-time creator on

      Thanks so much for the kind words Jackie. I agree, getting our youth to garden is very important for our future, for our self-sufficiency...

      Thanks again to all of our incredible donors!

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      Jackie Cristini on

      Just to let you know, your project is great and i hope you get to accomplish your mission with every cent donated for this project. My son is an eager-beaver when it comes to vegetable gardening. He is so much engaged with our indoor container gardening of sprouts as well as in our backyard vegetable gardens. Truly, I want to emphasize that there is no reason why people must suffer from hunger. We can grow our own food, indeed as it has been proven by me for the last 40 days. Just with a little amount of soil, water and seeds, this definitely will solve global hunger!!!

    9. Leave It Better Foundation 2-time creator on

      Awesome, Thanks for the kind words Jessica! In the mean time, you can help us by spreading the word to everyone in your circle who wants to get gardens into schools, and empower students with the knowledge of how to grow their own food, and share the story as they learn...

    10. Jessica Kate Hoback on

      This is great! :) When I start my job I want to donate.

    11. Dominique Bouillon on

      We want to take a moment to thank each and every donor and supporter to this campaign from the bottom of our hearts. Whether you have made a financial donation, shared the link on your facebook page, spread the word via email or word of mouth we appreciate your support for kids leading the way and making change in the world! Phil, thanks so much for the shout out!!! Persistence and unwavering belief in the cause and the kids' future drives us all forward every day. :)

    12. Leave It Better Foundation 2-time creator on

      Thanks Daphna, Theresa and Phillipe, and thanks to all of our incredible backers....

      We're so inspired by your support...

      Please share this project with one person today who you think would be inspired to see children growing their own food!!

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      Daphna J on

      So great you set up a kickstarter account - i hope you reach your goal (and more)!
      Good luck, and keep up the good work. Hope to volunteer with you guys again in the Summer.

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      Phillipe Charles on

      Shout out to my cuzzo Dominique and to all of you taking a positive stand for the environment and the children's future. Much Love!

    15. Theresa Loong on

      As a volunteer, it's been wonderful working with the children and watching them and their gardens grow. Best of luck with this project. I see there's already interest from around the globe - how fitting for Earth Day!