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Honoring His Family’s Sacrifice

Freemont Center, New York Volunteering for the SnowCare for Troops program is a deeply personal experience for David Holt of Turning Leaves Landscape.
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Celebrating SnowCare for Troops Awareness Week

Cleveland, Ohio Project EverGreen’s SnowCare for Troops program provides complimentary snow and ice removal services and peace of mind for the families of deployed military personnel and now healthcare professionals.

Executive Director's Message - Why We Volunteer

Cleveland, Ohio Throughout the pandemic – and faced with a lot of uncertainty – Project EverGreen’s diverse community of volunteers delivered for communities and military families.
GreenCare for Troops volunteer Jon Hubacek

A Natural Enjoyment for Serving People

Blue Ridge, Illinois For Jon Hubacek, owner of Hub Landscape and Lawn Care in Blue Ridge, Illinois, working in the green industry has served to satisfy his lifelong enjoyment of serving people.

Doing the Right Thing for Healthcare Heroes

Thompson, Connecticut For GreenCare and SnowCare for Troops volunteer Nick Donohue of Donohue Lawn Care in Thompson, Connecticut, doing the right thing comes naturally.

Being A Good Neighbor to Military Families

Dayton, Ohio The experiences over the years have been rewarding for GreenCare for Troops volunteers Jon and Patrick Jackson and they urge others to join the cause.

Project EverGreen Welcomes FNGLA As An Affiliate Partner

Cleveland, Ohio To further its mission of promoting the value of healthy and accessible green spaces, Project EverGreen welcomes the Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association as an Affiliate Partner.

Band Blitz IV Hits the Right Note for GreenCare for Troops

Shakopee, Minnesota Band Blitz IV, a fundraiser benefiting Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops and the Shakopee, Minnesota VFW Post 4046, hit all the right notes with attendees at Shakopee’s Canterbury Park.

Lifting His Community One Family At A Time

Kenner, Louisiana When Jason Brown of Short Blade Lawn Care in suburban New Orleans first heard about the GreenCare for Troops program, he knew immediately he had to be part of it.
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Project EverGreen Welcomes New Volunteers

Cleveland, Ohio Welcome to the GreenCare for Troops family! Project EverGreen recruited more than 30 new volunteers in June to help the families of deployed military personnel with lawn care and landscape services.

A Lesson In Doing Good for Others

Tecumseh, Michigan A former teacher Kyle Schroeder of Schroeder’s Lawn & Garden in Tecumseh, Michigan, has made the grade as a GreenCare and SnowCare for Troops volunteer.

Selfless Acts of Kindness in Times of Crisis

Kansas City, Missouri The enthusiasm for delivering healthy green spaces and some relief to health care professionals is shared by everyone at Weed Man Kansas City.

Smile - Project EverGreen Wants Your Photos!

Cleveland, Ohio Project EverGreen wants its volunteers, green industry professionals, military families and green space lovers to show us their green space pride and submit their favorite photos in the Project EverGreen “Go Green” Photo Contest.

Stepping Up When It Matters the Most

Londonderry, New Hampshire When Project EverGreen expanded its GreenCare for Troops program to provide nurses, paramedics, and other frontline health care professionals with complimentary lawn care and basic landscape services, our volunteers were there.

Help Our Heroes Today and All Year Round. Will You Join Us?

Cleveland, Ohio Please join Project EverGreen as we raise funds for our frontline healthcare heroes, families of deployed military personnel, improve parks and public green spaces in our under-resourced communities and to enhance the lives of those who need it most.
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Arborjet & Ecologel Solutions Renews Sponsorship of GreenCare for Troops Initiative

Ocala, Florida Arborjet & Ecologel Solutions LLC, announced they will once again be an official Silver sponsor of Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops program. GreenCare for Troops is a need-based program for active-duty deployed service members. Last year, the program engaged close to 1,500 active volunteers, who helped more than 700 military families maintain their home lawns.

Not Too Small to Lend a Hand

Willowick, Ohio Roger Tayfel and his daughter, Paige, started their business as a summer job for her but it has turned into something more and a local military family is benefiting from their participation in Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops program.

Eight Years A Volunteer and Still Going Strong

Stillwater, Minnesota Ryberg is dedicated to serving his community through excellent landscape maintenance services, and through his company’s volunteer efforts as part of Project EverGreen’s GreenCare and SnowCare for Troops program.

GreenCare and SnowCare for Troops Programs Off to Strong Start in 2020

Cleveland, Ohio The first month of 2020 was a busy one around the Project EverGreen office as GreenCare and SnowCare for Troops program managers worked to match military families requesting help with their lawn care, landscaping or snow removal with volunteers looking to lend a helping hand.

The Gift of GreenCare for Troops Keeps Giving

Cleveland, Ohio As 2019 wrapped up and we celebrated the season of giving, green industry volunteers did their part for military families who registered for Project EverGreen’s GreenCare and SnowCare for Troops initiatives.

Watch Project EverGreen Grow On Our YouTube Channel

Cleveland, Ohio Watch Project EverGreen help create a greener, healthier, cooler Earth through its GreenCare for Communities and GreenCare for Troops initiatives on the Project EverGreen YouTube channel.

10 Years of Clearing the Way for Military Families

Cleveland, Ohio January 19-25, 2020 is National SnowCare for Troops Awareness Week and will shine a spotlight on the program’s dedicated volunteers, the families they bring relief to and the need for more volunteers to join the cause.

Hitting A Home Run For West Palm Beach's Howard Park

West Palm Beach, Florida More than 70 Project EverGreen, STMA and local volunteers teamed up at Howard Park in West Palm Beach to give aspiring youth and adult athletes and neighborhood residents a professionally renovated softball field.

Delivering Peace of Mind from Coast to Coast

Cleveland, Ohio In November, 28 new families registered for either GreenCare or SnowCare for Troops services and Project EverGreen was successful in matching nearly 70 percent of families requesting services. But we need your help to further our mission.

Volunteer Numbers Rise Significantly in October

Cleveland, Ohio More than 100 landscape contractors, lawn care and snow management professionals registered to provide complimentary lawn care, basic landscape or snow removal services for families of deployed military personnel across the United States.

Project EverGreen and SiteOne Team Up To Renovate Tucson’s Kennedy Park

Tucson, Arizona Project EverGreen, SiteOne Landscape Supply, City of Tucson Parks and Recreation Department, community residents and a talented group of dedicated landscape professionals teamed up on September 21 at the City of Tucson’s Kennedy Park to give the community park a well-deserved sprucing up.

Rock and Rolling To Support GreenCare for Troops: Band Blitz III Is Coming

Band Blitz III, a fundraiser benefiting Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops and Delano American Legion, will be held on September 7, 2019 from 2:30 to 12 midnight. The benefit will feature live music, food, drink and raffle drawings, and will take place at the Delano American Legion parking lot in Delano, Minnesota.

Meet Dual Threat Volunteer Brad Dahl

Buffalo, Minnesota Meet dual program volunteer Brad Dahl of Buffalo, Minnesota who has helped multiple military families as both a GreenCare and SnowCare for Troops volunteer.

GreenCare for Troops Volunteer Jumps in With Both Feet

New Port Richey, Florida For the first six months after Crenshaw Termite and Pest Control registered to be a GreenCare for Troops it was pretty quiet. The company was not matched with a military family but as is often the case with deployments...

2019 TOCA Environmental Communicator of the Year

Charlotte, NC Project EverGreen sponsors Environmental Communicator Award with Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association. The Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association and Project EverGreen announce long-time green industry...

Project EverGreen Teams Up With SiteOne

Product discounts from leading industry suppliers will be offered to attract new volunteers to serve more military families. Military families make significant sacrifices during a loved ones’ deployment. To honor that sacrifice...
Project Evergreen: Building a greener healthier cooler Earth

Celebrate and Make a Difference on Earth Day

Project EverGreen’s mission is simple and straightforward – bring people together to make a difference in how our yards, parks and communities create a greener, healthier, cooler Earth. Research has shown a correlation between green...

22 Reasons Trees in Cities Help Us

Why urban trees are smart investments in public health. Street trees are of great value to people living, working, shopping, sharing, walking, and motoring in and through urban places. For a planting cost of $250-$600...

GreenCare for Troops Volunteer Gets Seven Seals Award

West Chester, Pennsylvania Congratulations to GreenCare for Troops volunteer Green Pest Solutions and its parent company, Green Lawn Fertilizing, for being named the Seven Seals Award by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR)...

The Gift of Green Space to NYC

New York, New York Project EverGreen, with the support of a grant from ConEdison and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation/Green Thumb Community Gardens initiative, and volunteer partners, is revitalizing the Clinton Community garden on New York City’s Lower East side...

Green Spaces are Cool 2019 Tour

Phoenix, Arizona Project EverGreen, a national nonprofit committed to bringing people together to make a difference in how our yards, parks and communities create a greener, healthier, cooler Earth will officially launch its Green Spaces are Cool Tour this spring in Detroit...

Nominate Your Green Space

United States Project EverGreen, in partnership with Exmark Manufacturing, the Sports Turf Managers Association(STMA) and The Foundation for Safer Athletic Fields for Everyone (SAFE), join forces for the third annual “Our Winning Green Space” contest...

Happiness is... Visiting a Park

Birmingham, Alabama Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Occupational Therapy have published new findings that suggest spending 20 minutes in an urban park will make someone happier regardless of whether they are engaging in exercise or not during the visit...
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2019-20 Officers and Board of Directors

Project EverGreen announces the appointment of its 2019-20 officers and board of directors. The appointments were made at Project EverGreen’s annual meeting. Joe Shooner of Focal Point Communications takes over the reins as president from Dan Carrothers of FMC Corp. who served three years at the helm...
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Arborjet and Ecologel Join GreenCare for Troops

Project EverGreen is pleased to announce that Arborjet and Ecologel Solutions, leaders in plant health care solutions and water conservation management, has become an official sponsor of the GreenCare for Troops initiative. The needs based program for active-duty deployed service members...

Military Family Grateful for GreenCare

Bedford, Texas John Wallace's professionalism and passion for the greater good has not gone unnoticed by the military family he was matched with through Project EverGreen’s award-winning GreenCare for Troops program. John Wallace is an excellent landscaper...

SnowCare for Troops Needs Volunteers

Winter is projected to be cold with plenty of snow, which is not the news families of deployed military personnel want to hear.  Clearing driveways and sidewalks of snow and ice is physically taxing and a real hardship when one of the primary heads of household is not there...

Project EverGreen Says Thank You to Our Troops

Louisville, Kentucky Saying thank you to a member of the military for their service may seem like a little thing in the grand scheme of things but little things mean a lot. For a member of the military who is deployed thousands of miles away from home the worry about who is taking care of simple household...

Spring Touch Lawn & Pest Control to Offer Vet $30,000

St. Peter, Minnesota Giving back takes many forms. GreenCare and SnowCare for Troops volunteer Spring Touch Lawn & Pest Control in St. Peter, Minnesota is taking their commitment to helping military families and veterans to the next level. The company announced it is searching the Midwest to find a deserving veteran...

Band Blitz Rock and Rolls Fundraiser for GreenCare for Troops

Delano, Minnesota Music and laughter filled the American Legion parking lot in Delano, Minnesota as hundreds of people attended Band Blitz II, a fundraiser in support of Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops, the national program that provides complimentary lawn care and landscape services...

Win a Yeti Cooler and Support Project EverGreen

Louisville, Kentucky Wanna win a Yeti cooler at this year’s GIE + EXPO in Louisville October 17-19 and support Project EverGreen’s GreenCare and SnowCare for Troops initiatives? If so, pick up a Project EverGreen passport card and collect a stamp at each of the following participating partner booths...
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Nufarm Reaffirms Support of GreenCare for Troops

Nufarm is pleased to announce its continued support as the Presenting Sponsor of Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops program with another $150,000 contribution. The nationwide program provides complimentary landscape and lawn care services to families of deployed...

Successful Quarter Auction Hosted by J.A.R. Landscaping

Athens, Illinois Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops volunteers Jacqueline and Abbigail Stuebs of J.A.R. Landscaping recently held a quarter auction in Illinois to raise awareness and money for the GreenCare for Troops program and spread the message...

Twins Host Quarter Auction to Support Our Troops

Athens, Illinois Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops volunteer J.A.R. Landscaping, LLC, started by twin sisters Jacqueline and Abbigail Stuebs in Athens, Illinois, is going above and beyond the call of duty when it comes to supporting our troops...

SnowCare for Troops at SIMA Snow and Ice Symposium

Cleveland, Ohio The 21st Snow and Ice Management Association (SIMA) Snow & Ice Symposium was recently held at Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland, Ohio and Project EverGreen’s SnowCare for Troops was proudly represented at the event. Project EverGreen participated...
Project Evergreen: Building a greener healthier cooler Earth

Project EverGreen Now on Instagram

A picture is worth a thousand words. And nothing could be truer when it comes to showing how Project EverGreen is making a difference in communities across the country. Project EverGreen is thrilled to join the online world of Instagram – the popular social media site allows people to connect...

SiteOne Landscape Joins Nationwide Recruitment

Many hands make the load lighter. And so it is that Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops and SiteOne Landscape Supply have joined forces to recruit new volunteers for the nationwide program that provides complimentary lawn care and landscape services to thousands of military families...

GreenCare for Troops Nat'l Awareness Week

GreenCare for Troops: Going Above and Beyond the Call of Duty for Military Families and Veterans In Need. To raise awareness of the ongoing need for basic lawn care and landscape services for families of deployed military personnel and post 9/11...

New Challenge to Attract New Volunteers

On the heels of its successful GreenCare for Troops Awareness Week, Project EverGreen announces a recruiting challenge and commemorative T-shirt offer to attract new volunteers. The limited edition “Service Is In Their DNA” T-shirt will be available until...

Project EverGreen Sponsors Annual Award

Project EverGreen is a proud sponsor of  TOCA's annual Environmental Communicator of the Year Award. The award, sponsored by Project EverGreen, is given annually to an active green industry member for outstanding efforts in communicating the benefits of environmental stewardship...

Project EverGreen Supports Grass Roots Program

Project EverGreen is pleased to announce their support for the National Turgrass Federation’s Grass Roots program. Project Evergreen will contribute in this four-year initiative dedicated to explore turfgrass and the turfgrass industry unlike any program in history. The National Turfgrass Federation...
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