February 2014
Toppel Career Symposium with Clean the World

Thank you Shawn Seipler of Clean the World for speaking at University of Miami ECO Board’s event.

Univeristy of Miami Carpool Commuting

ECO Board’s tabling with the Commuter Association testing students knowledge on how much gasoline America uses and encourage carpooling

April 2014
Dr. Phillips Storm Drain Labeling for Orange County

Brandon Tran hosts storm Drain Labeling event with Orange County Environmental Protection Division and Chick-fil-A.

Central Florida Earth Day

Teens Go Green Eco-Fashion Show in Lake Eola Park showcasing garbage fashion

University of Miami’s Earth Week Kick-Off Biodegradable Water Balloon Toss
Earth Week Kiosk

Elizabeth Tran coordinated University of Miami's Earth Week as part of the environmental branch of student government. The ECO board had a balloon toss with biodegradable water balloons and recycled soaps from Clean the World.

eARTh Day
University of Miami Sebastian the Ibis Trash Fashion Earth Week Elizabeth Tran

University of Miami's second day of Earth Week supporting art with recycled materials. Elizabeth even made a vest for Sebastian the Ibis made from discarded Distraction Magazines!

Orange County Environmental Protection Division awards Teens Go Green for Volunteer Service Support

Recognition from Orange County Environmental Protection Division and Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs for bringing our volunteer group to storm drain labeling and community clean ups.

Food Day Earth Week

Food Day for UM’s Earth Week. University of Miami’s Farmers Market gave discounts, Empowered Youth Food Truck and the Energy Conservation Organization taught students how to collect compost at home.

Arboretum Picnic for Earth Week

University of Miami tour of the Arboretum and plants as part of Earth Week.

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint Earth Week

Students calculated their carbon footprint and learned about biking on campus with UBike and garden food from Vitality U. Afterwards students took part in Critical Mass, a monthly bike-ride around the City of Miami. Thank you Tesla Motors for bringing your Model S and Whole Foods pizza.

Enviroscape Workshop with Orange County Environmental Protection Division

Met with Orange County Environmental Protection Division to work on the Enviroscape Workshop.

May 2014
Clean the World Information for Keene's Crossing

Collected information pamphlets and soap samples from Clean the World for our table at Keene’s Crossing Elementary’s Green Day. 

Teens Go Green and Keene’s Crossing Elementary’s Go Green Night

TGG had a whole wall in their cafeteria with all the activities we were hosting. We had an Enviroscape Workshop, oil spill demonstration, recycled magazine origami, Clean the World and Disney Friends for Change tabling, and eco-games. Brandon, Rosanna, Charisma, and Elizabeth Tran and Adriana, Jose, Gabriela, and Eva Baez worked together to keep this table in function.

Harbor House Princess Ball

Attended the Princess Ball as a royal guest to raise funds for Harbor House and support the young girls from there.

June 2014
Clean the World Communications Intern

Clean the World is a non-profit organization very close to Teens Go Green and recycles soap from hotels to distribute to those in need of proper hygiene.

Miss Miracle Trophy Refurbishing Party at Chick-fil A

Throughout the year, pageant girls donate their old pageant trophies for our pageant and we recycle it for our annual pageant and fashion show.

Model 4 Miracles Fashion Show and Miss Miracle Charity Pageant 2014

The sixth annual event was hosted in Holiday Inn Orlando International Airport. With a much larger ballroom, we were able to have eight Miracle Models and raise $11,439 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

August 2014
Straight Street Orlando Food Share

Teens Go Green participating in Straight Street Orlando Food Share

October 2014
IDEAS for US Orlando Urban Farming

Revitalizing an Aquaponics System at the Women’s Rehabilitation and Counseling Center with IDEAS.

Central Florida Veg Fest

Teens Go Green hosts a Trash Fashion Show for the Central Florida Veg Festival

November 2014
Solar Purification for the Lives of All through Sanitation and Health

Elizabeth Tran and Nika Hosseini are bringing solar-powered water purification systems to Kiburara, Uganda. See Elizabeth’s post on IDEAS, a United Nations supported environmental non-profit organization, about the plans: http://www.ideasforus.org/blog/miss-earth-florida-2015-joins-ideas/

December 2014
Toy Story Project for Christmas

TOY Story Project bringing toys, reading Christmas stories, and making arts and crafts with first graders

Santa's Workshop at Arnold Palmer Hospital

Santa’s Workshop at Arnold Palmer Hospital: Teens Go Green and Miracle Royalty 2014 donated toys for the children at Arnold Palmer Hospital, a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital

Berkshire Park Storm Drain Labeling

Teens Go Green hosted a Storm Drain Labeling event at Berkshire Park on behalf of the Orange County Environmental Protection Division.

Mona's Divas Teddy Bears for Arnold Palmer Hospital

Mona’s Divas studio and Teens Go Green hosted a teddy bear decorating event to donate to Arnold Palmer Hospital’s ambulance truck. When we took a tour with the Miracle Royalty last year, the truck had an empty space that was originally filled with teddy bears, so we wanted to refill it again!

President’s Volunteer Service and Teens Go Green Volunteer Appreciation Award Ceremony
Presidents Volunteer Service Award

Teens Go Green ended 2014 recognizing our incredible volunteers for their service and efforts. All volunteers received bronze, silver, and gold awards!