Posted by: Maggie | March 10, 2007

New York Restoration Project

Founded in 1995 by Bette Midler, the New York Restoration Project (NYRP) carries out Midler’s dream of a cleaner, more beautiful New York. NYRP restores, develops, and revitalizes underserved parks, community gardens, and open space in New York City. We invest in the communities we serve by providing on-going maintenance and programs because we believe that every individual has the right to a beautiful neighborhood and the responsibility for contributing to its care. Since its founding, the NYRP has served over 5,000 economically disadvantaged youngsters with free environmental education and recreational programming, including bicycling, canoeing, gardening, parks ecology, boatbuilding, and rowing programs. http://www.nyrp.org/

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