The SEA is a United Way partner agenc that serves residents of Shelby County, AL who have had a recent crisis situation and are unable to meet their basic needs. SEA provides temporary, short-term assistance to individuals who have gone through multiple crisis such as house fires or layoffs. The UM Organic Community Garden sets aside a patch of land for students and volunteers to grow produce. The produce that they provide is given to the SEA to help the people who come to them.
The Mission Statement
The mission statement for the UM Organic Community Garden is: Reaching out to the community through Education, Gardening, and Nutrition!