KEEP TRUCKEE MEADOWS BEAUTIFUL

Rating: 4.96 stars   51 reviews

Issues: Environment, Philanthropy

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.
2013 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 5 stars  

KTMB plays a vital role in our community. The tireless work accomplished from staff has truly had a tremendous impact on our great community. I feel very privileged to be a part of this great organization!

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

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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Rating: 5 stars  

The KTMB crew does an incredible job working to maintain the exceptional quality of life we all enjoy here in Northern Nevada. Keep up the great work!!

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

Will you tell others about this organization?

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!!

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?

Life-changing

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

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

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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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

Will you recommend this organization to others?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

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

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

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

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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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

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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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

Will you tell others about this organization?

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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Rating: 5 stars  

One of the best organized non-profits that I have had the pleasure of being associated with. Events are very well organized and never a shortage of volunteers. The impact of KTMB is noticed with every park visit, a stroll along the river, or a drive in the open space. I am proud to be a member of a group that is so focused on making our community even better.

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

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

The best non profit in the state. We are lucky to have it in reno

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?

Life-changing

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

KTMB is a tremendous organization that not only helps keep our community clean and beautiful, but helps educate and engage youth to protect our open spaces and special places for future generations. I am proud to donate and volunteer for this fantastic non-profit, that does so much, with very few staff and limited financial resources.

Was your donation impactful?

Definitely

How likely is it that you would recommend that a friend donate to this group?

Definitely

How likely are you to donate to this group again?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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4 people found this review helpful

Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful has been essential to enhancing the quality of life in our community. The staff are enthusiastic and energetic and truly engage the community and promote volunteerism throughout our region. KTMB's efforts have made significant impacts to community beautifcation, through community clean ups and preventative educational efforts. I am proud to be part of such a fun group that does so much for our community!

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

my interaction with the amazing staff and volunteers that truly care about the community.

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

enthusiastic, energetic and positive!

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

be unstoppable! KTMB could reach more people, beautify and educate even more of the community and make a significant impact on the quality of life for generations to come. Staff could focus on programming and not fundraising-that would be truly amazing!

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-4-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

7 people found this review helpful

For a small organization KTMB has a big impact. They do a great job in all their programs and an especially great job in mobilizing community volunteers.

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

the cleanliness of the community.

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

not change a thing.

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

good projects and great people to work with.

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

outstanding.

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

the biggest environmental organization in the area.

Ways to make it better...

could not get any better.

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

getting enough funding.

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

my favorite non profit.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-4-01

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