Charmaine McDonald

Charmaine is a part of the CommunityCare: Homewood cohort, and everyone calls her Ms. Cookie. She loves her community, and helps others see the beauty in it whenever she can. Ms. Cookie takes care of vacant lots because you just never know when the president might drive down your street!

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Michelle Jackson

Michelle is part of the CommunityCare: Homewood cohort! She is a dedicated steward who takes care of lots along N. Lang Avenue. Michelle is a CommunityCare steward because she knows that vacancy has an impact on mental health, and it improves community morale when you turn vacant lots into attractive spaces.

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Beverly Howell

Grandma Bev is part of the CommunityCare: Homewood cohort! She adopted the side lot next to her home, where she harnessed her artistic flair to create a lively garden. She takes care of vacant lots because she knows that its important to have beautiful outdoor spaces where neighborhood kids can play.

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Dorisa King

Dorisa is part of the CommunityCare: Larimer cohort! She will be adopting a vacant lot, where she will plant a flower garden that's filled with native species. Dorisa hopes to create an active pollinator garden that is also an appealing greenspace for her community.

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Ava Malloy

Ava is part of the CommunityCare Larimer cohort! She will be adopting two vacant lots on Shetland street, where she plans to add color by planting a ton of flowers. Maintaining vacant lots is important to Ava because she sees the value in being involved in her community, and feels like giving back is her duty as a resident.

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Michael Hoehn

Michael is part of the CommunityCare Larimer cohort! Michael is adopting two vacant lots in Larimer, which he refers to as a "gateway" project. Community greenspace is important to Michael because he wants to build something that people will be proud to have in their neighborhood.

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Tab Duckett

Tab is a part of the CommunityCare Larimer cohort! In 2019, he will be adopting three vacant lots in Larimer to beautify and steward for a one year period. Tab is passionate about vacant lot maintenance because he knows it improves community perceptions.  

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