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Kimberly Shepherd

Empaths

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 499 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    165
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    10
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    165
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    195
    minutes
    spent learning

Kimberly's Actions

Climate & Ecosystems

Create & Share A Love Letter, Poem, Song or Picture

SDG #13, 14 & 15

I will express my love and gratitude for our planet by writing a love letter, poem, song or taking a picture. I will share it with others on my social media channels, in person, or as an Earth Month Ecochallenge feed reflection.

COMPLETED 7
DAILY ACTIONS

Education & Livelihood

Read to kids

I will volunteer at one event at my child's school to help facilitate reading

Completed
One-Time Action

Basic Needs & Security

Food stretching

I will make 2 or more meals with at least 2 if the same ingredients per week.

Completed
One-Time Action

Basic Needs & Security

Volunteer

SDG #1 No Poverty

In my community, I will volunteer at a community shelter, food pantry or soup kitchen.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health & Equity

Spend Time Outside

SDG #3 Health & Well-Being

I will replace 15 minute(s) per day typically spent inside (computer time, watching television, etc.) with quality time outside exercising, enjoying the sunrise/sunset, gardening, journaling, or practicing gratitude for nature.

COMPLETED 7
DAILY ACTIONS

Education & Livelihood

Volunteer In My Community

SDG #11 Communities

I will volunteer hour(s) in my community.

Completed
One-Time Action

Education & Livelihood

Plan A Staycation in Your Community

SDG #11 Communities

For an upcoming vacation, I will plan a staycation in my region.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health & Equity

Donate

I will spend ,20 minutes going through my things to donate to charity.

Completed
One-Time Action

Climate & Ecosystems

Read

Spend 20 minutes reading to educate myself about the climate crisis. I will include my son.

Completed
One-Time Action

Climate & Ecosystems

Support Local Pollinators

SDG #15 Life On Land

At least 30% of crops and 90% of flowering plants rely on pollinators to produce fruit. I will spend 20 minutes researching which plants support local pollinators and plant some in my area.

Completed
One-Time Action

Climate & Ecosystems

Calculate Your Carbon Impact

SDG #13 Climate

I will calculate the carbon emissions associated with my household and consider how lifestyle changes could reduce the carbon footprint and impacts on the environment.

Completed
One-Time Action

Basic Needs & Security

Support A Renters Bills of Rights

SDG #1 No Poverty

Of nearly 44 million U.S. renter households in 2019, more than 45% paid rent equal to 30% or more of their gross household income. I will spend 20 minutes learning about a renters bill of rights and affordable housing.

Completed
One-Time Action

Basic Needs & Security

Calculate Your Water Footprint

SDG #6 Water & Sanitation

I will calculate my water footprint and look for a few ways I can reduce consumption or waste.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health & Equity

Practice Mindfulness

SDG #3 Health & Well-Being

I will spend 10 minutes each day practicing mindfulness.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY ACTIONS

Health & Equity

Learn About Participation and Representation

SDG #5 Gender

I will spend at least 20 minutes learning more about the barriers to women and girl's equal participation and representation around the world.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health & Equity

Communicate Constructively

SDG #16 Peace & Justice

I will use the communication methods I read about to practice effective, compassionate, and nonviolent communication with someone I interact with regularly (i.e., my roommate, parents, co-worker, partner, classmates, or children).

COMPLETED 6
DAILY ACTIONS

Climate & Ecosystems

Custom Action 2

Strawberries

Completed
One-Time Action

Climate & Ecosystems

Custom Action 1

Sunflowers go!

COMPLETED 7
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Kimberly Shepherd's avatar
    Kimberly Shepherd 4/05/2022 12:13 PM
    I am learning so much. I can see how to help my community and educate my son.
  • Reflection Question
    Health & Equity Learn About Participation and Representation
    What are some of the barriers that exist to women and girl's equitable participation or representation in your community? Do you experience these barriers?

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    Kimberly Shepherd 4/05/2022 12:11 PM
    Girls don't have the same sports opportunities that boys do. So many kids get to go through college because of sports scholarships. I will look into how to help.
  • Reflection Question
    Education & Livelihood Volunteer In My Community
    What is one thing you can do to help your community become more sustainable?

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    Kimberly Shepherd 4/05/2022 12:10 PM
    Look into planting community gardens.
  • Reflection Question
    Climate & Ecosystems Support Local Pollinators
    Why is it important to take care of pollinators? Do you have a favorite pollinator?

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    Kimberly Shepherd 4/05/2022 12:09 PM
    I'm planting flowers in my garden to help attract pollinators.

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    Kimberly Shepherd 4/02/2022 11:26 AM
    I'm learning a lot about several issues. I'm making plans to change how I live to help others.
  • Reflection Question
    Basic Needs & Security Support A Renters Bills of Rights
    What was something important you learned about renter rights and affordable housing?

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    Kimberly Shepherd 4/01/2022 10:10 AM
    Not everyone is treated equally
  • Reflection Question
    Health & Equity Spend Time Outside
    What are the implications for a culture that spends most of its time inside and on screens?

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    Kimberly Shepherd 4/01/2022 10:09 AM
    I need to be outside to feel connected to the Earth. Too much time inside disrupts that 
  • Reflection Question
    Climate & Ecosystems Create & Share A Love Letter, Poem, Song or Picture
    Why is art an important way for you to express sustainability values?

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    Kimberly Shepherd 4/01/2022 9:59 AM
    Writing poems can enlighten people to the beauty of nature. It shows them why and maybe how to save the Earth we love.