Bank donates houses for community garden | News
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Vacant properties are getting spruced up in the Portland neighborhood.
The properties are being turned into community gardens. Citizens Union Bank donated two pieces of land on Dr. W.J. Hodge Street. One will house a tool shop and the other will transform into a greenhouse for fresh vegetables and produce.
"We're very excited to be a part of this because like I said there's rich tradition in the West End of Louisville and we're just happy to be a part of that tradition continuing and we are a community bank, so we like to do things as far as getting involved in the community and this is a good way for us to do that," said Jason Lett, Citizens Union Bank.
The West Louisville Garden Coalition hopes this donation will encourage the city to release vacant properties for more community gardens.
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