Build a PopUP Forest in Times Square, NYC

A project in Manhattan, NY by Marielle Anzelone

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A slice of real nature in the heart of NYC, this lively green space will support wildlife and delight urbanites - then disappear.
Backers: 580
Average Pledge Per Backer: $70

Funded: $40,346 of $25,000
Dates: Mar 16th -> Apr 17th (33 days)
Project By: Marielle Anzelone
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We are so close!

April 17th - via:
Good Morning PUF-ers, We've had such tremendous momentum the past 2 days! Right now, at 8:51am Friday, we still have 16 hours to go. There are 552 of you pledging $38,509. That means we are only $1,491 from our goal. WOW! We're feeling good - we know... (Read More)

36 hours to go!

April 16th - via:
Hello PUF-ers, We are in the final hours of the PopUP Forest Kickstarter campaign. With 36 hours to go there are 522 backers who have pledged $37,146 - INCREDIBLE! And we are so close to our "stretch" goal of $40,000. A lot can happen in a day and a... (Read More)

PopUP Forest - Final Week!

April 13th - via:
Hello PUF-ers, We are excited to be in the home stretch! The PopUP Forest Kickstarter campaign ends this Friday, 4/17. Our "crazy PR event for nature" is close to reaching $40K, but we need your help. Please spread the word to help us reach our goal.... (Read More)

Does Nature Need a Voice?

April 4th - via:
Hello PUF-ers, We continue to be amazed by you! There are now 463 people from all over the world saying "YES" to nature! We've had calls for PopUP Forests in Istanbul, Lima, London, Hong Kong, and Paris. We are going to leverage this support not only... (Read More)

Nature in the News

April 2nd - via:
Hello PUF-ers, We weren't the only ones advocating for nature this week. We were excited to see these in the news - In The New Yorker, Jonathan Franzen's piece -"Carbon Capture: Has climate change made it harder for people to care about... (Read More)

PUF *Was* the News!

March 30th - via:
Hello PUF-ers, PopUP Forest continues to grow with 434 of you pledging $32,482! We are 129% funded and still have 2 weeks to go. We are feeling really good about reaching our new goal of $40K - THANKS TO YOU!! This week's world-wide media headlines -... (Read More)


March 30th - via:
Hello PUF-ers, So excited to share that WE MADE OUR GOAL! In less than 2 weeks we reached $25,000! TODAY WE CELEBRATE YOU! You made this happen - your excitement and enthusiasm for this project helped create buzz that went global. We never thought... (Read More)

PUF is Kickstarter's "Project We Love"

March 26th - via:
Good Morning PUF-ers, We were thrilled to see that we were one of three featured projects in Kickstarter's weekly "Projects We Love" picks. A number of you found us through that and we are happy to have you! As I write this, 332 of you have... (Read More)

PopUP Forest is at 67% funded!

March 20th - via:
Hello PUF-ers, Sorry you haven't heard from us in a few days - we've been doing a lot of press interviews and beating the bushes for funding. But you all are always in our thoughts :-) Currently 259 of you all have pledged $16,982 so we are at 67% of... (Read More)

People Are Talking About PopUP Forest

March 20th - via:
Hello PUF-ers, Good news! Today we are at 35% funded ($8,845 of $25,000) with 161 pledgers saying YES to nature in NYC. So very exciting!  PUF has gotten a lot of great press this week - here's just a sample: Grist - "This Ecologist Wants to Plant A... (Read More)

PopUP Forest has 100+ Backers!

March 17th - via:
As I write this, day 3 of the campaign has just begun and already there are 101 of you *and* we've gotten to 21% of our goal. WOW! I can't tell you how humbling this is - that there are 101 people willing to be part of my crazy idea. Thank you for... (Read More)

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