Community Garden

Hey There

Thanks for visiting!  Charity Blooms was founded in 2017 by 3 friends who wanted to help others by starting a non-profit farm.  Today, we manage multiple properties across Aurora.  Our goal  is to provide free, fresh produce to our community.  We have no paid staff or experience in agriculture.  Just a passion for what we do.  

The Facts:

2017
harvest: 600 lbs     Volunteers: 13

2018
harvest: 1858 lbs     Volunteers: 179
Placed in 5 categories at the Sandwich fair

2019
harvest: 1529 lbs     Volunteers: 287

2020
harvest: 3312 lbs      Volunteers: 128


 

Robert- President

Rob has lived in Aurora for about 20 years.  He is one of the original founding members.  His background is in design and construction.  His crazy ideas and ability to embrace any obstacle have led to the quick growth and huge impact we have made in such a short time.

Eva- Vice President

Eva has lived in Aurora her whole life.  She is the 2nd of our founding members.  She currently works as a Chemist.  She is the voice of reason within our group.  Eva often appears with lunch and treats for volunteers working at the Farm.

 

Jeff- Board member

Jeff has also lived in Aurora his whole life.  Jeff is the 3rd of our founding members.  He currently works for the forest preserve.  Jeff usually manages group events with local organizations.

Brad- Treasurer/Asset Manager

Brad joined us in 2020.  Brad works as a property manager.  His charismatic personality and dedication have been a welcome addition to the group.

Pauline- Secretary

Pauline joined us in 2021 as Secretary and the head of the Student Advisory Committee.  She is currently a student majoring in Business.  She is always full of ideas and positive vibes.

Our Board