Cape Cod Challenger Club

Challenger Green Project

CCCC created a project that turns food waste into fertilizer and allows students with disabilities the opportunity to learn job skills through food waste recycling. This combines science, recycling of food waste with the efforts of individuals with disabilities to create a powerful formula to grow gardens and communities into something beautiful.

CATEGORY: Strengthening Partner Capacity
LOCATION: Osterville, MA
AMOUNT: $11,416

Helping Students Deal with Mental Health Challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the growing mental health crisis for too many young people. Even before the pandemic, depression, anxiety, and suicidality rates were sharply rising among teens in America. In 2019, rates of adolescents reporting a major depressive episode were up 60 percent from about ten years prior.[1] Articles appear in the media … Continued