Project Orange Thumb
The Fiskars Corp. is accepting applications through Dec. 15 for its 2013 Project Orange Thumb garden grants and makeovers in the U.S. and Canada. Fiskars Project Orange Thumb provides tools, materials and other support to help communities reach their goals for neighborhood beautification, community collaboration and healthy, sustainable food sources. Ten applicants will be selected to receive $5,000 in cash and tools. One applicant will receive a total garden makeover. Details: bit.ly/Q9evLF.
Season of Giving
The sales associates of Prudential Carolinas Realty concluded their biannual food drive in October and collected enough money and canned food donations to provide 24,335 meals through Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina. Donations were collected through office fundraisers and donations from clients, sales associates and staff. The companys next donation collection month will be April 2013.