PA Environment Digest - Keep America Beautiful, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, and the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation Friday announced a major gift of support to the Hill District Consensus Group for Clean Green Hill in the City of Pittsburgh and the Intermunicipal Relations Committee in Blair County to engage individuals in local community improvement and environmental projects.
The Lowe’s/Keep America Beautiful Community Improvement Grant of $5,000 to each organization is one of 120 merit-based grants awarded nationally to support grassroots community improvement projects ranging from community gardens and tree plantings to litter and debris cleanups, recycling programs, park and playground restorations and beautification efforts.
The Hill District Consensus Group for Clean Green Hill project will focus on Middle Hill and Bedford Dwellings, areas that have been impacted by crime, urban renewal, and too many public housing areas. It will focus on providing new coalitions, job activities, community pride, and healing.
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