Saturday was my birthday.
I challenged friends and family with a simple request- to help me celebrate by making a donation to Katie’s Krops.
What is Katie’s Krops you ask?
The idea for Katie’s Krops began with a 9 year old girl and a 40 pound cabbage. In 2008 Katie brought home a tiny cabbage seedling from school as part of the Bonnie Plants 3rd Grade Cabbage Program. She tended to her cabbage and cared for it until it grew to an amazing 40 pounds. Knowing her cabbage was special she donated to a soup kitchen where it helped to feed over 275 people. Moved by the experience of seeing how many people could benefit from the donation of fresh produce to soup kitchens, Katie decided to start vegetable gardens and donate the harvest to help feed people in need.
Katie, now 14 has numerous gardens and has donated thousands of pounds of fresh produce to organizations that help people in need. The mission of Katie’s Krops is to start and maintain vegetable gardens of all sizes and donate the harvest to help feed people in need, as well as to assist and inspire others to do the same. The problem of hunger is real, Katie’s Krops mission is simple, we all can help because… it only takes a seedling!
I was blown away by the tremendous outpuring of support by friends and family. Thank you to each and every one of you who participated in raising over $1,000 for Katie Krops.
Katie is a lovely young lady who will be an excellent steward of your donations.
Blessed by you!