Get Up and Go Green is a non-profit initiative that aims to solve two of today’s biggest challenges: poverty and sustainability. The programs we're developing will help build strong communities where at-risk and low income people can live, and support one another and members of their community. This will be done through two main channels:
• First, we will build a community of support and empowerment through an online marketplace where people in the community can engage their time & skills for items like food, clothing, and supplies;
• Second, we will build co-operative housing emphasizing a closed circle of sustainability, and redefine the standard of living to a higher quality of life for all persons.
It’s our civic responsibility to rebuild and strengthen our communities, to help those who need our support, and to value the people and organisations that support us - and once we're online, we will do just that!
Our community marketplace will provide a support system...