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Submit your short story (no more than 250 words) of how your favorite charity or nonprofit has positively impacted your life and/or community.
Marjory's Garden is a garden at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida that was founded on behalf of Marjory Stoneman Douglas’ love for the environment. The garden has allowed for me to pursue my passion for helping the environment, teach others about sustainability, lead a group of volunteers, and create a garden for members of my community to enjoy. By establishing a vegetable garden, hydroponics area, and outdoor classroom, my work within Marjory’s Garden has allowed me to express my own ideas while building a beautiful area for a good cause. The massacre that occurred on February 14th, 2018 at my school made major impact on my school, as well as the whole world. Recently, my team and I have worked long hours to build a comforting environment and serenity garden for the teachers, students, faculty, and parents to use. Everybody within my community enjoys Marjory’s Garden and love that it is peaceful and educational. My ultimate goal within the garden is to teach the future generations about gardening and sustainability within an outdoor garden built for students by students. Marjory’s Garden is an amazing project that will continually teach the community about the wonders of gardening and I am very grateful to be a part of it.