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#140Difference – Week 1 Winners!

April 28, 2014
By: So Delicious

On Earth Day, April 22, we challenged our fans to submit creative project ideas for making the world a better place. To qualify, all entries were required to be  140 characters or less and had to include the phrase “#140Difference.” In our first week, we received over 100 incredible entries! Our first round of winners are listed below.

Feeling inspired? Submit your own 140 character project idea via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram between now and May 9, 2014 for your chance to receive funding to help your idea grow. Learn more on the 140 Difference website.

Carter’s Compost – Carter Schmidt ($1,000 grant for fat bikes and trailers)

Entry: Bike-Powered, Youth-Driven Community Composting: Compost Boys (or Girls!) slinging buckets to green our #tcmi neighborhoods. #140Difference
Website: http://carterscompost.com/
Photo by: Beth Price


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Institutional Stove Solutions ($850 to sponsor placing a stove)


Entry:  From chimneys to wrenches, the supplies to build our stoves go to a community, creating factories that add jobs & limit costs #140Difference
Website: http://instove.org/
Photo by: Stella Strother-Blood

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Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard Food Pantry ($500 for community food education)

Entry: @MHCfoodpantry fighting 4 healthy food security since 1998. 4 gardens, food pantry and classes make a #140difference http://vimeo.com/88886238
Website: http://mhcfoodpantry.org/
Photo by: Ann Schertz Photography & Stephanie Langan

Mother Hubbard's Cupboard 11.2013


Roxanna Dixon – Educator ($300 for healthy snacks as educational opportunities)

Entry: veg teacher to provide organic fruits/veg monthly – for tasting – to title I kids as part of org/non-gmo healthy/real food edu #140difference
Website: N/A
Photo by: Roxanna Dixon

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Pollination Planet ($750 for community education about pollinators)

Entry: #140difference Pollination Planet is educating & inspiring communities to protect our food by planting habitat for pollinators
Website: http://pollinationplanet.org/

 

 

 

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  1. This is so great, I’m going to cry! I’m so proud of you, and not just because I love your products. I’m so happy to buy your stuff and know that in my small way I’m supporting your gigantic efforts to help others, and the planet.

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