Help 95 DC Kids Extend Learning After School

by New Community for Children


This past summer 95 DC children worked with community members to create an intergenerational garden. Students learned about community connection, healthy living skills and eco-literacy. We are continuing the gardening project through the fall.
total raised
monthly donors


We had a wonderful summer and are happy to have kids return to us for our 25th school year. Our children need to have learning extended beyond the classrooms to receive the academic and social enrichment that is needed for them to do well in school and prepare for the future.


We are providing academic enrichment in math, reading, and science related to horticulture to build intellectual ability in critical-thinking, research, and communication skills. Our elementary school students are learning the differences among flowering plants, herbs, vegetables. They are looking forward to tasting what we are growing this season. Our middle school students are using products from the garden to produce soaps and lotions which they will sell at neighborhood farmers markets.

Long-Term Impact

We serve students from Kindergarten through 12th grade and support them to reach their full academic potential, prepare for college, and in turn give their time and talents back to their communities. We partner with parents, teachers, and the community to address the comprehensive education needs of our students and advocate for healthy families and challenging schools.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


NCFC Website
NCFC Facebook Page
NCFC Twitter
NCFC Youtube Channel

Organization Information

New Community for Children

Location: Washington, DC - USA
Website: http:/​/​
New Community for Children
Project Leader:
Reshena Johnson
Development/Operations Coordinator
Washington, DC United States

Retired Project!

This project is no longer accepting donations.

Still want to help?

Find another project in United States or in Children that needs your help.
Find a Project

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence


Woman Holding a Gift Card
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.