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Reno's Urban Roots Festival: A Digital Celebration of Art, Food, and Roots
Urban Roots is a Reno-based nonprofit that strives to change the way children eat and learn through garden-based education.
$70,866 by 449 people
Join Urban Roots and special guests, Melissa Joan Hart, Stephen Ritz and Connie Wray, as we learn, listen and live healthier in an effort to raise $100,000 for this budding nonprofit. Every donation will receive a gift of gratitude and donations over $100 are entered to win prizes. Learn more details about the amazing prizes at the bottom of this page.
About Our Festival
Join us for our virtual benefit as we raise money for Urban Roots, while tracking back to Reno in three critical areas: Art, Food, and Roots. *Be sure to learn about our amazing raffle prizes at the bottom of this page!
Learn more about our event participants:
ROOTS : Dr. Tony Slonim, President/CEO of Renown Health and Dr. McNeil, Superintendent of the Washoe County School District:
Exclusive Art, Food, & Roots merchandise to support Urban Roots is available for purchase HERE.
Our mission includes working with children in either their schools or at our Farm. The emergence of the pandemic and resulting school closures led us to cancel all of our Spring and Summer programming which included fieldtrips, home school enrichment, parent/child workshops, and teacher trainings.
We’ve had to make major budget cuts and significant changes to how we serve families. It’s been an overwhelming time for this small but dedicated staff. Urban Roots is mission driven and has created an incredible alternative to bringing hands-on educational opportunities to families in their home, but we are still making up lost revenue from cancelled programming.
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