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ScottsMiracle-Gro: Celebrate Spring by Getting Outside

Announcing the 2022 GroMoreGood Grassroots Grant Winners
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Restore. Refresh. Renew.  As nature begins the journey into spring, we can turn to outdoor experiences to heal and grow. The days are getting longer, and the opportunities seem endless. 

For several youth gardens and organizations across the country, this spring season presents a special chance to build or update their green spaces. Most importantly, that means so many kids will be able to experience the life-enhancing benefits of gardens and spending time outdoors. 

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Earns Top Score in Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2022 Corporate Equality Index

ScottsMiracle-Gro earns 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s annual assessment of LGBTQ+ workplace equality
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MARYSVILLE, Ohio, February 8, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, the world’s leading marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden as well as indoor and hydroponic growing products, proudly announced today that it received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index, the nation’s foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality. ScottsMiracle-Gro joins the ranks of over 840 major U.S. businesses that also earned top marks this year.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation's Hawthorne Social Justice Fund and Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Announce Funding of John R. Lewis Social Justice Fellows

Effort will support four fellows to focus on cannabis policy and social justice reforms.
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Port Washington, N.Y., February 3, 2022 /3BL Media/ – The Hawthorne Gardening Company, a subsidiary of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, today announced that the Hawthorne Social Justice Fund has committed to a multi-year sponsorship of the John R. Lewis Social Justice Fellows program within the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Welcomes Applications for 2022 Grassroots Grant with KidsGardening to Connect Children to Benefits of Gardening and Greenspaces

Annual grant program helps to increase children’s access to fresh food, outdoor play and garden education
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MARYSVILLE, Ohio, January 06, 2022 /3BL Media/ - To address the need to connect more children to gardens and outdoor play, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation today opened its GroMoreGood Grassroots Grants with national nonprofit KidsGardening. Supporting ScottsMiracle-Gro’s broader mission to reach 10 million kids with garden and greenspace programming by 2023, this annual program is designed to bring the powerful benefits of gardening to more children.

Coaching That Changes the Game and Improves Lives

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Chris never thought his love of sports would one day translate to his job as a sales manager. While coaching young kids in various sports, he performed the basic job duties of teaching skills, running drills and getting his young players prepared for the game. But anyone he has coached knows that he was doing a lot more than that.

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Legacy Project Helps Students Navigate a Smooth Future

by: Matthew Herchik
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Their connection is made possible by the Scott’s Miracle-Gro Foundation.

Through The Legacy Project, selected students receive individualized coaching, tuition opportunities, and hands-on career exposure.

“We like to call them ‘gritty kids,’ and so we take them when they start high school as freshman, and so again, we work with them over four years,” describes Su Lok with Scott’s.

After beginning five years ago, 2020 saw the first group of graduates complete the program.

Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz Campaign Continues to Advance Pollinator Protection With Support From NRPA and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation

Serving as essential components of community resiliency nationwide, local parks empower Americans to support pollinators
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ASHBURN, Va., September 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ — To help protect the local pollinators that are critical to our ecosystems and food supply, The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation are hosting the third annual Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz during September.

Victory Garden at Camp Salute Provides Natural Outlet for Veterans

by Juliana Discher
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Camp Salute is a one of a kind veteran preferred affordable housing development. It is the first and only community in the U.S. to provide permanent housing to veterans, their families and surviving spouses of veterans. Members of our ScottsMiracle-Gro Northeast Sales Team have been involved since 2019 in establishing a victory garden for this community and it has continued to provide bountiful harvests and emotional benefits for community members and volunteers.

Boosting Recycled Content in Our Packaging

by Paul Havlovitz
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2021 Corporate Responsibility Report Snapshot: As part of our ESG goal to source packaging materials sustainably, we are focused on increasing the amount of post-consumer recycled (PCR) material in our plastic packaging.

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2021 Corporate Responsibility Report Snapshot: As part of our ESG goal to source packaging materials sustainably, we are focused on increasing the amount of post-consumer recycled (PCR) material in our plastic packaging.

ScottsMiracle-Gro 2021 Corporate Responsibility Report: The Legacy Project

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The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation, in partnership with the Hagedorn Legacy Foundation, is helping Central Ohio area students unlock their inner potential to achieve their educational and vocational goals through The Legacy Project. The program’s mission is to empower youth through possibility thinking and innovative problem-solving, for greater personal freedom, social mobility and the betterment of their communities.

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