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May 21, 2024

Celebrating Youth Changemakers: Opal Apple Announces Grant Recipients

Celebrating Youth Changemakers: Opal Apple Announces Grant Recipients

Exciting news from Opal Apple! We're thrilled to announce the recipients of the Opal Youth Make A Difference Grant for 2024. This initiative, in partnership with FirstFruits Farms, is all about empowering young leaders to make a positive impact in their communities.

Out of a remarkable 60 applicants, we've selected 11 outstanding organizations to receive a total donation of $45,000. These inspiring initiatives tackle important issues like food security, nutrition, agriculture, and food education. From Minneapolis to Detroit, these young changemakers are making waves!

Congratulations to the following organizations:

  1. Appetite for Change – Minneapolis, MN
  2. BrainPower in a Backpack – Burnsville, MN
  3. Classroom in Bloom – Winthrop, WA
  4. Global Leaders – Fort Collins, CO
  5. Greener Partners – Fairview Village, PA
  6. Growing Hope – Ypsilanti, MI
  7. Happy Roots – Salisbury, NC
  8. Roots Rising – Pittsfield, MA
  9. Student Basic Needs Coalition – Chicago, IL
  10. Titan Equity Nourish Network – Detroit, MI
  11. The Garden Club Project – Blacklick, OH

Stay tuned for updates on how these grants will fuel their impactful work in communities nationwide. And if you're passionate about making a difference, mark your calendar: the 2024 grant application window opens from December 13, 2024, to February 7, 2025.

Join us in celebrating the power of youth-driven change and the bright future they're creating with Opal Apple!