KEEP TRUCKEE MEADOWS BEAUTIFUL

Rating: 4.96 stars   51 reviews

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Location: PO Box 7412 Reno NV 89510 USA

Mission: Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful is dedicated to creating a cleaner, more beautiful region through education and active community involvement.
Results: Engaged close to 3,000 volunteers who removed over 90 tons of trash, planted over 7,000 flowers and 100 trees.
Programs: Adopt-A-Spot, Adopt-A-Park, Neighborhood, Open Space and River Cleanups, Annual Litter Index, Christmas Tree and Phone Book Recycling, Waste Warriors and EcoArt educational workshops.
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Rating: 5 stars  

KTMB is a responsible and responsive nonprofit. The organization applies for our competitive grants and receives funding because of its excellent work and comprehensive reporting. When community members call to get recommendations of where to volunteer, KTMB is top-of-mind. It does a great job of not only coordinating volunteers but appreciating them as well. Glad to know this organization and its staff!

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2013

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Rating: 5 stars  

KTMB does a great job for our community and is well respected. As the local organization known for volunteer coordination, KTMB is my go-to resource when community members ask if I know where they can contribute their time. We are proud of our affiliation with KTMB and encourage them to Keep Up The Good Work!

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2011

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Rating: 5 stars  

Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful that says it all. That is what they do keep the Truckee Meadows Beautiful. The assistance I receive from this organization is irreplaceable. The City of Sparks owes a great big thank you to KTMB.

How does this organization compare with others in the same sector?

Very Well

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

A lot

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2013

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Rating: 5 stars  

Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful benefits so many within the Truckee Meadows. The great community clean up and the river clean up are two of the most successful events I have ever witnessed. This organization is without a doubt a five star nonprofit.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

A lot

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When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful has been one of the greatest experiences of my life. The programs are beneficial to the community. The people within the organization are professional. We are truly blessed to have a group/organization such as KTMB in this region to assist the residents with the task of keeping their environment clean and safe.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

A lot

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Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful is one of the best non-profits that I have ever worked with. The level of community commitment and professionalism demonstrated by this organization rivals none. Volunteering or participating as a board or committee member with KTMB is an extremely rewarding experience that I recommend to everyone looking to give back to the community.

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2013

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Rating: 5 stars  

KTMB is well organized and easy to volunteer with, since there are set dates well in advance of clean-ups. There are also coordinator positions always open for those who would like to organize volunteers. Additionally, there are tree planting programs, surveys and environmental education it's members participate in.

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Definitely

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2013

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Rating: 5 stars  

I volunteer for special projects and serve on the program committee with KTMB. In the past 3 years I have enjoyed working on community clean ups, recycling programs and tree planting projects as a coordinator. The staff and volunteers are wonderful to work with and I can see an immediate visual benefit for the community - less trash, more trees, nicer parks. As a landscape architect having designed many area parks it is very concerning seeing the lack of upkeep and vandalism. KTMB provides volunteers for park maintenance to show that local residents care about our parks and open spaces. Additionally they coordinate with volunteers from businesses for adopt a park and adopt a spot, further expanding their reach into the community.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

This organization is simply amazing. They are forever coming up with new and innovative ways to raise awareness and fund the beautification of our community. Our Board is very involved, both monetarily and as volunteers. We truly love our community!!

Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful is the reason that our open spaces are cleaner with each passing year. They are the reason behind the Illegal Dumping Task Force. They are the reason that I love living in Northern Nevada.

KTMB staff is important to the success of this organization. These folks are passionate about the “cause” and devoted to its success. You gotta love Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful!!

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Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

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Definitely

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2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful does exactly that! Our community is more beautiful as a result of the efforts of this organization. Through their numerous programs, they reach out to various levels of the community and promote education and beautification. From children to CEO's, they include everyone in the fun!

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

A lot

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Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

The KTMB crew goes to work everyday excited to tackle community issues such as illegal dumping, recycling and blight. We are vey lucky to have an organization in the Truckee Meadows that can work collaboratively with numerous levels of government and other nonprofits to solve community issues.

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Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

A lot

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

As Chair of the Truckee River Fund, which supports KTMB's Truckee River Cleanup, I can whole-heartedly endorse this group for their ability to harness 100's of volunteers and get real cleanup work done. Not studies, not meetings, actual work along the River. Thank you KTMB!Janet Phillips, Reno

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2011

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Rating: 4 stars  

I recently became a Board member after I asked to be. Why ask? , I was totally impressed with this Organization after being a volunteer for several years on the Christmas Tree Recyling Program and the Litter Index. I truly believe they/we do a great job.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Likely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

A lot

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2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

This is an outstanding group that does amazing things for our entire community. I have been involved in the Truckee River clean up efforts and am proud to drive by and see the lasting results.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

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Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

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Rating: 5 stars  

Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful is a collective community effort centered around litter abatement and proper disposal education. KTMB gathers thousands of volunteers around a common passion--a love and respect of the Truckee Meadows we call home. This incredible network of grass roots activism has weathered the tough economic times we've seen and survived as one of the regions remaining environmental non profit organizations thanks to the efforts of a strong executive director, staff, board and support community. Go KTMB!

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

A lot

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Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

7 people found this review helpful

KTMB is a small but mighty organization that has a strong presence in Northern Nevada. As key champions for leading volunteer litter reduction and education efforts, KTMB fills in where local governmental organizations are not able. The annual Christmas Tree and phone book recycling programs, along with efforts of the Illegal Dumping Task Force, are programs most of the residents in the area are aware of - a true mark of KTMB's success.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

the tremendous success of the annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

run it the same way it's being done now.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the grass roots efforts making a true impact in the community.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

community-oriented and people who believe in the cause.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

eliminate litter and increase education in the Truckee Meadows. it would be a true example of how a grass roots organization can truly impact a community.

Ways to make it better...

More volunteers and residents would become engaged with this important group.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

funding.

One thing I'd also say is that...

the people involved with KTMB are diverse and believe in the mission.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-3-01

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