Get Involved

Make an Impact

A major objective of Planting Seeds is to engage different worlds to learn about each other and the barriers each person faces. By learning about each other and how connected we all are, we build love, trust, and a deeper understanding of one another.

Planting Seeds seeks to support people living in extreme poverty in Guatemala, but also seeks to break down the structures that have placed them into and keep them in poverty. There are many ways to get involved with Planting Seeds and support our mission. Please take your time to figure out the best way for you to contribute to improving the lives of people in Guatemala.

If you are interested in getting involved with Planting Seeds or would like more information, please contact us.

Here are current ways to get involved:


Events are a great way to learn more about the work of Planting Seeds and support the sustainability of our work in Guatemala. Here are our recent and upcoming events.

Check back often to see if something new pops up close to you.

Consider creating an event to spread the word and support the work of Planting Seeds in Guatemala! Contact us if you would like to share an idea for an event you have.

30 for 30

Change for Change

Local Friends Circle Events 

Annual Ottawa Fundraiser

Friends Circles

Friends Circles currently exist in Canada, Guatemala, and the United States.

Our Friends Circles support and enhance our organization by:

  • Hosting fundraising events
  • Recruiting, engaging with local schools/organizations
  • Supporting our programs, objectives and goals

Friends Circles are currently active or being formed in:

  • Guatemala City
  • Pembroke & Ottawa, Canada
  • Chicago & Northbrook, Illinois, US
  • Boston, Massachusetts

Interested in developing or joining a dynamic Friends Circle?
Want to share ideas on how to grow our organization?

Contact Planting Seeds here.


Volunteering with Planting Seeds is a dual-learning experience. In order to break down barriers to poverty, it is essential that we all learn from each other about the causes and consequences of poverty. Additionally, we believe the communities we work with should be the key drivers for change in their own communities. Planting Seeds volunteers work with members of our programs to develop community ownership.

If you would like to volunteer with the organization, please use the contact form here.

We are currently looking for volunteers to support us in…

  • Creating Fundraising Events
  • Grant Writing
  • Professional Development for our staff and leadership
  • Providing Community Workshops
  • Software Programming
  • Translation
  • Website/Social Media Support