To meet that challenge Project EverGreen established the GreenCare for Troops and SnowCare for Troops programs to provide complimentary lawn care and landscape services to these deserving individuals.
GreenCare for Troops
Please take a moment to read through these talking points describing the GreenCare for Troops program prior to contacting the media. When doing an interview, it is a good idea to have a copy of tips with you for reference.
What is the GreenCare for Troops program?
GreenCare for Troops is a nationwide outreach program sponsored by Project EverGreen and our company to care for the lawns and landscapes of the men and women serving our country in the armed forces that are overseas. The program also includes post 9/11 service-connected wounded/disabled veterans.
What is Project EverGreen?
Project EverGreen is a national non-profit organization representing green industry service providers, associations, suppliers, distributors and individuals. Project EverGreen’s mission is to raise the awareness of the environmental, economic and lifestyle benefits of landscapes and promote the significance of those who preserve and enhance green spaces at home, work and play.
How can military families interested in participating apply for the program?
Families may register online at the Project EverGreen website at www.ProjectEverGreen.org or by calling Project EverGreen’s Ki Matsko at 888/611-2955 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
What other types of programs does Project EverGreen sponsor?
Project EverGreen currently sponsors programs with SnowCare for Troops and Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.™ and the Environmental Communicator of the Year Award.
What are the environmental benefits of maintaining your lawn and landscape?
When cared for appropriately, healthy lawns and landscapes do numerous good things for the environment, including reducing erosion, filtering pollutants from water, providing natural cooling and providing cleaner air. For more information on the environmental benefits of maintained lawns and landscapes, visit www.ProjectEverGreen.org
What are the economic benefits of maintaining your lawn and landscape?
Studies show that consumers value a landscaped home up to 11.3 percent higher than its base price. Design sophistication, plant size and plant material type are the most important factors in planning a landscape which will to help maintain or increase home value. For more information on the economic benefits of maintained lawns and landscapes, visit www.ProjectEverGreen.org
What are the lifestyle benefits of maintaining your lawn and landscape?
Among the many benefits of well-maintained landscaping are increased community appeal, lower crime rates and increased privacy and tranquility. Plants lower blood pressure, reduce muscle tension related to stress, improve attention, and reduce feelings of fear and anger or aggression. For more information on the lifestyle benefits of maintained lawns and landscapes, visit www.ProjectEverGreen.org
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Natural Green Systems Joins National GreenCare for Troops Movement to Support Local Military Families
Natural Green Systems of Prince Frederick, Maryland joins ranks with Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops program, a program designed to provide lawn care and landscape services to families of currently deployed military personnel as well as post 9/11 service-connected wounded/disabled veterans at no charge.
Natural Green Systems will participate with lawn care and landscape professionals from across the country that donate their services and time to ease the burden on military families or disabled and wounded veterans needing assistance with services.
GreenCare for Troops was launched in 2007 and since its inception more than 10,000 military families and 4,000 lawn and landscape contractors have registered to receive or provide services.
Natural Green Systems urges interested military families and qualifying disabled veterans to register for participation in the GreenCare for Troops program online at www.ProjectEverGreen.org or calling Ki Matsko at 888/611-2955 for additional information.