Stories

The Future is Bright! Planting Gardens to Feed Their Community

gogadmin | June 14, 2024

Bright Future Kenya Establishing Gardens to Produce Food for the Community Collins Otiende from Kisumu, Kenya is making a huge impact during his first year as a LAUNCH facilitator. As the founder of his organization Bright Future Kenya, Collins works tirelessly to create projects that will not only reduce the impacts of climate change, but …

Climate Solutions Campaign 2023-2024 Award Winners

gogadmin | June 6, 2024

We’re thrilled to announce the winners of the 2023-2024 Climate Solutions Campaign! Learn more about the student teams who won Eco-Grants for their incredible environmental impact and those honored for their amazing efforts. You can also relive the fun by watching a recording of our live virtual announcement event! LAcarGUY International Changemaker Grand Winner – $1,000 GHS …

The Greens Going Green! 600 Students LAUNCH Sustainable Solutions in Cameroon

gogadmin | April 3, 2024

Eliminating Tire Pollution and Upcycling Waste to Reduce Greenhouse Emissions Ngalim Franklin is a rockstar LAUNCH facilitator based in Cameroon. Ngalim began his journey in sustainability as a high school Geology teacher, coordinating sustainability workshops and outdoor activities for his students. His teaching journey took a pause when he traveled to Phoenix, Arizona to build …

It’s Earth Month! Support Our Biggest Ask of the Year by Donating to Our Annual Earth Appeal!

gogadmin | April 2, 2024

Make a Difference This year, we want to plant the seeds towards a more sustainable environment! During the month of April, we will be sharing all of the incredible projects that our students are doing from around the world. You can support their projects my making a donation to Grades of Green during our 2024 …

Meet Grades of Green Alumni, Kyle P.

gogadmin | November 27, 2023

During his time at Whitney High School in Cerritos, California, Kyle became involved with Grades of Green through the Ecology and Wildlife Club at his school. In his initial year with Grades of Green, he took part in the RISE Climate Solutions Campaign, collaborating with Tree Plenish to replenish the paper used at the school …

Climate Solutions Campaign 2022-2023 Award Winners

gogadmin | June 1, 2023

We’re thrilled to announce the winners of the 2022-2023 Climate Solutions Campaign! Learn more about the student teams who won Eco-Grants for their incredible environmental impact and those honored for their amazing efforts. You can also relive the fun by watching a recording of our live virtual announcement event! LAcarGuy International Changemaker Grand Winner – $1,000 Matungu …

Climate Solutions Campaign 2021-2022 Award Winners

gogadmin | May 27, 2022

We’re thrilled to announce the winners of the 2021-2022 Climate Solutions Campaign! Learn more about the student teams who won Eco-Grants for their incredible environmental impact and those honored for their amazing efforts. You can also relive the fun by watching a recording of our live virtual announcement event! LAcarGuy International Changemaker Grand Winner – $1,000 Malezi …

The Impact of Our Eco-Grants and Stipends

gogadmin | December 14, 2021

This season of giving, help fund our students’ and teachers’ most impactful environmental projects! Last school year, Grades of Green awarded more than $15,000 in Eco-Grants and stipends to students and teachers around the world!  Help us DOUBLE the amount we award in 2022 by donating today! Each dollar you donate goes toward expanding the environmental impacts brought about by these …

Grades of Green & Kathy Kellogg Johnson Rejuvenate Kelso Elementary’s Garden in Inglewood

gogadmin | September 11, 2021

We were so excited to partner with Kathy Kellogg Johnson of Kellogg Garden Products to rejuvenate the school garden at Kelso Elementary School in Inglewood, CA. This amazing event was featured by ABC7 and CBS2 – watch each clip below. It was so much fun to spend the day with the students and staff of …

Climate Solutions Campaign Award Winners

gogadmin | May 28, 2021

We’re so excited to share the winners of the 2020-2021 Climate Solutions Campaign! Please explore the student teams who won Eco-Grants for their incredible environmental impact and those who we honored for their amazing efforts. You can also relive the fun by watching a recording of our live virtual announcement event, here. Grand Prize Winner …

South Bay Students Taking Action for Earth Month

gogadmin | April 9, 2021

This Earth Month, Grades of Green students across the South Bay are taking action to protect our planet and they need your help! Check out these opportunities for you to help our students make the South Bay healthier, cleaner and greener throughout April! Clean Up Litter and Turn Your Trash into Treasured Art – April …

Plastic Pollution Solutions – Discussion Panel

gogadmin | March 4, 2021

We can’t recycle out of the problem…Reduce your use!  Did you know that 8 million metric tons of plastic enters the ocean each year? This equals one trash truck dumping its load of plastic into the ocean every minute of every day. Rylee Goldfarb, a 10th-grade student from Redondo Beach is passionate about creating a …

Students Making the News

gogadmin | February 17, 2021

While the New Year was settling in, our Eco-Leaders were hard at work spreading the word about sustainability and the environment! Everyday Environmentalist – Teen Edition Sam Torres and Rylee Goldfarb joined as guest speakers for South Bay Cares’ “Every Day Environmentalist – Teen Edition” webinar. They inspired us with their passion for the environment …

Students at Granada Hills Charter School Offer Environmental Education Course for Fellow Students from Kindergarten through 8th

gogadmin | February 11, 2021

The students in Generation-E club at Granada Hills Charter School understand the importance of learning about the environment at a young age. That is why they decided to take action and launch a seven-week environmental education course designed to connect elementary and middle school students with the world around them. Any student can join the …

Whitney High School Ecology & Wildlife Club Hosts Tree Sale to Combat Climate Change

gogadmin | February 8, 2021

Did you know that if you stacked 850,000 sheets of paper, the stack would be taller than the Statue of Liberty? The passionate students of the Ecology and Wildlife Club at Whitney High School know this quirky piece of information because that’s exactly how much paper their school used during the 2018-19 school year. Motivated …