…Karma for Cara Microgrants help fund exceptional service projects led by youth 18 and under working to better their communities. Read about our microgrant recipient, Devin. Devin started the Pleasantville Community Garden in 2014. Using land at St. John’s Episcopal Church and the help of close to 100 volunteers, they grew 500 pounds of fresh produce for local food pantries in their first year.
1. What inspired you to create the Pleasantville Community Garden?
When I was 11 years old I was doing research when I found that 1 in 5 people in Westchester County are affected by hunger.