Keep America Beautiful Affiliate Stories

Through our programs and public-private partnerships, we help to strengthen communities. Keep America Beautiful works with corporations, government and civic entities, educational institutions, nonprofits and other organizations to address complex challenges on both a local and national scale. Our partners contribute more than financial support — they contribute ideas, in-kind support, and the time and power of volunteers — all to help us empower stronger communities. Each and every day, Keep America Beautiful helps turn public spaces into beautiful places, helping to drive positive social, environmental and economic change.  By working together, we can be successful in improving our communities.

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Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Keep America Beautiful Recognizing Santa Fe for Environmental Efforts
Keep Santa Fe Beautiful has received national recognition from Keep America Beautiful for its work in the city.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Volunteers Remove 35,500 lbs. of Trash at 8 River Cleanups During ‘Keep the Tennessee River Watershed Beautiful Month’
October, which was declared by four governors and four mayors to be ‘Keep the Tennessee River Watershed Beautiful Month,’ proved to be a very busy month.

Social Impact & Volunteering

New Communities Join Keep America Beautiful Affiliate Network
Keep America Beautiful has more than 650 community-based affiliates across the United States that carry out our shared mission at the state, county, and municipal levels.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Keep Ghana Beautiful Receives In-kind Support From US National Nonprofit
Keep Ghana Beautiful announces the receipt of generous in-kind support of laptops and a projector from KAB to aid its community and school outreach efforts.


OKC Beautiful Partners to Clean up Local Waterway
OKC Beautiful, a Keep America Beautiful affiliate located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, has joined forces with Riverport OKC to launch a new collaborative initiative focused on solving the problem of litter and debris along the Oklahoma River.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful Announces 2020-21 Great Youth Advisory Council
Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful (GC&B), a Keep America Beautiful affiliate in Lawrenceville, GA, has announced its new class of Green Youth Advisory Council members. Twenty-one high schoolers from across the area have been selected to serve as youth leaders to help engage a new generation of environmental stewards.


Keep Lee County Beautiful Aids in Mangrove Restoration
Following a maintenance error that resulted in the unpermitted removal of local mangroves, a Florida municipality partnered with Keep Lee County Beautiful (KLCB) to restore the affected area. One year ago, the municipality’s staff was approved to remove mangroves that were impeding a local waterway but unfortunately went beyond the permitted section resulting in a mandate to restore the area.


Keep Haralson Beautiful: Finding Common Ground in Landfill Debate
Keep Haralson Beautiful, located in Tallapoosa, GA, recently shared its perspective on a proposed landfill in its community. The potential landfill has been the topic of controversy among local residents.


'Community Restoration Cleanup Series' Launched, Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful Boat & Truck Outfitted through $6,000 Keep America Beautiful Grant
This week, Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful (KTNRB) will launch the ‘Community Restoration River Cleanup Series’ held within the Tennessee River watershed to mitigate litter following this past spring’s flooding.

Social Impact & Volunteering

'Keep the Tennessee River Watershed Beautiful Month' Results Were Remarkable
October was recognized as ‘Keep the Tennessee River Watershed Beautiful Month’ across the four states of Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, and Kentucky—and there was quite a bit to show for it!

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