Recent Organizational Milestones:

  • 5 full-time AmeriCorps Service Members joined our team through Serve DC in 2014 to support curriculum development, volunteer outreach, and VeggieTime expansion; and again had this AmeriCorps grant renewed in 2015 for 5 new Service Members.
  • Kid Power was again named “one of the best small charities” in the region in the 2015-2016 Catalogue for Philanthropy.
  • Kid Power built our first state-of-the-art greenhouse (500 sq. feet) to expand garden learning opportunities.
  • Kid Power was listed as a “Reliable Community Partner” by the Department of Wellness and Nutrition.
  • Kid Power school gardens won the 2014 Best New Garden Award, 2014 Best Sustained Garden Award, and the 2013 Garden Bike Tour Award.
  • The organization was featured on WAMU’s June 2014 Community Minute.
  • The VeggieTime curriculum was fully aligned to Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.
  • Kid Power expanded the VeggieTime program to serve 1,200 students through in-school science lessons at Sousa MS, H.D. Cooke ES, Houston ES, Jefferson MS, and Browne EC as well as to serve 25 students at the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy weekly.
  • Middle school students launched their first full youth-led hot sauce business creating, bottling, marketing, and selling their original hot sauce using the summer pepper harvest.
  • The organization received 2 pro bono grants from the Taproot Foundation to implement the Salesforce database and a Board of Directors recruitment project.

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