The mission of Trellis for Tomorrow, to
provide resources in support of community
resilience, is especially vital at this time.
Our COVID-19 Response
The mission of Trellis for Tomorrow, to provide resources in support of community resilience, is especially vital at this time. In light of the COVID-19 crisis, we are recalibrating our work to directly respond and support our communities two critical ways:
1. Fast tracking plantings and expanding the number of gardens we manage through our various programs
2. Providing virtual programs to support our teen participants as they strive to be leaders at this time
Our Food for All program provides over 30,000 pounds of organic produce per year to communities in need. Our spring plantings account for 25-22% of this total. This will be even more critical this year. Due to our garden partner sites being shut down, we plan to do these plantings ourselves in order to ensure that the food sources are available.
Youth Environmental Stewardship (YES) & Youth Seed Enterprise (YSE) programs give our youth crucial leadership and practical skills that are empowering and transformative at a time like this. As such, our program directors are teaming up and going virtual with their spring cohort starting this week. Youth will be able to participate in conversations, continue to build their leadership skills, and even EARN money during this time.
We are thrilled and honored to be one of six nonprofits selected by NBC10 Philadelphia and Telemundo 62 to receive their Project Innovation grant! Thank you for recognizing our work and rapid response to the COVID-19 crisis.