Freedom Church of Seattle: $10,000
The Youth Violence Prevention Network is a ministry of Freedom Church of Seattle organized on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Sunday, January 20, 2008. They were formed in direct response to the murders of young people in hopes of diffusing the violent tension surrounding the slayings as well as intervening to provide prevention methods to at-risk youth and young adults. Funding will support the YVPN Mentoring Outreach Project.
Sustainable Community Gardens: $8,000
Sustainable Community Gardens is a community-based 501 (c) 3 nonprofit corporation dedicated to the renewal of local, sustainable food systems througout Silicon Valley. Funding from the Satterberg Foundation will support garden expansion by helping add 25-30 beds to the Food Forest and preimeter, increasing bed count from 96 to 126 and allowing more greenhouse and garden space.