Annual Events & Fundraisers

Groundwork Elizabeth is proud to organize and be a part of a number of different events throughout the year.

Winter-Green Gala

Groundwork Elizabeth’s Annual Winter-Green Gala celebrates a broad assortment of community and business leaders who support building a sustainable community with environmental improvements, volunteer and community service, urban agriculture and advocacy, fostering a better quality of life where we work.

The evening event features cocktails, dinner, music, silent auction items, entertainment and updates of our programs, as we work with the public and private sectors and the community at large to “Change Places and Change Lives“.

Our 2020 Winter-Green Gala will be held on Wednesday, Feb 19, 2020. 
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Tour de Elizabeth

The annual spring 15-mile cycling event welcomes all skill levels and is hosted by the City, Groundwork Elizabeth, Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders HEART grant program, Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce, Elizabeth Destination Marketing Organization (EDMO), the Elizabeth Avenue Partnership, the Historic Midtown Special Improvement District, the Elizabeth Development with support from companies, Urban Enterprise Zone Program and Shaping Elizabeth.

The 17th Annual Tour de Elizabeth will be held on Sunday, May 17, 2020. 
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Urban Farm Dinner & Fall Harvest Events

Each fall, Groundwork Elizabeth supporters, friends and community partners come together for an extrodinary family-style, farm-fresh meal. Proceeds raised help enhance urban demonstration and learning gardens at the Groundwork Elizabeth MicroFarm and provide accompanying education to create a sustainable and equitable community.

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