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Wolf River Conservancy - Plant a Tree Day - Sat, Feb 25 9AM

Wolf River Conservancy – Plant a Tree Day – Sat, Feb 25 9AM

The 12th Annual WRC Tree Planting is the largest volunteer event for the Wolf River Conservancy. Hundreds of volunteers come out each year to help plant native trees in partnership with Shelby Farms Park Conservancy and the West Tennessee Chapter of the TN Urban Forestry Council. Last year, around 300 volunteers from all over Memphis attended the annual Tree Planting event at Shelby Farms… Read more →

We made a difference!

We made a difference!

On Saturday, October 1 2016, a few folks from the community showed up to help at The Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore outlet. It was tough and hard work. But our volunteers didn’t flinch. They gave it their all and earned appreciation from the organization. One person was heard saying “You guys don’t sit back and do the easy stuff, do… Read more →

Hands Holding a Seedling and Soil ca. 2000

2016 World of Plants @ The Memphis Botanic Garden

ICFGM has sponsored, helped and designed activities at the India tent for over ten years. At our tent children learn about some of the ways plants are used in Indian culture i.e. Rangoli and learning about spices. In the Rangoli activity, children create their own Rangoli patterns on paper plates with sand. At the spice table, children learn about various spices… Read more →

NCC Spring Jam 2016 - Indian Community @ Work!

NCC Spring Jam 2016 – Indian Community @ Work!

The Indian community came out in large numbers to support the Neighborhood Christian Center’s Spring Jam Event. This year the focus was on ‘visiting India’. Volunteers helped plan, prepare food, man different stations like states, market and school, performed dances, provided materials and helped wherever they could. This in addition to the monetary contribution that ICFGM gave to NCC to… Read more →

Wolf River Conservancy - Annual Tree Planting Day. March 19th 2016

Wolf River Conservancy – Annual Tree Planting Day. March 19th 2016

The Wolf River Conservancy celebrated their annual plant-a-tree day today (postponed from last week due to inclement weather). Despite the cold weather and icy wind about 300 volunteers from various organizations showed up to plant 500 Rosebud trees and a few hundred butterfly attracting flowering plants. The Indian community was recognized as an important partner in this effort. Not only… Read more →

WKNO Channel 10 Telethon - March 9, 2016

WKNO Channel 10 Telethon – March 9, 2016

Members from the Indian community braved the thunderstorms and flash-flooding to help volunteer at the WKNO Channel 10 (PBS) telethon from 7PM-10PM last night.We answered the phones and took pledges from callers. We raised over $10,000 yesterday. The shirts we wore proudly said “Indians for a Better Memphis”. Thanks to all of you who showed up to help despite the… Read more →