Putting the care back in lawn care
We are Raising Men & Women to be leaders in our community through service to others
Making a difference one lawn a time
Raising Men & Women Lawn Care Service is the union of an ordinary yard maintenance service and the commitment to establish an inspiring program to keep our youth (girls & boys) on a positive path while learning and understanding their value in society. RMLCS/RWLCS provides free lawn care to our elders, those who are disabled, single mothers and our veterans, who do not have the time, resources and/or money to take care of their yards.
Raising Men & Women Lawn Care Service is a 501(c)(3) organization
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Do you accept the 50 Yard Challenge?
Kids across the country united in service
We challenge you to cut 50 lawns FREE for the elderly, disabled, single parents, veterans , & anyone in need of help in your town. If you accept this challenge, all you need to do is send us a photo of you holding a sign saying “I accept the 50 Yard Challenge”, and in return, we’ll send you your white Raising Men/Women shirt along with shades & ear protection to get you started. For every 10 lawns cut, you will get a new color shirt.
No Donation is too Small
Since our organization relies on the generosity of individuals like you, we ask you to consider a donation to our cause. Raising Men Lawn Care Service can only achieve its goals with the assistance from you, our family. Without these donations, serving those across the country would not be possible.
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We are Raising Women Too!
“Anything he can mow, she can mow better.”
-Founder Rodney Smith, Jr.
Although we are called “Raising Men,” we are also “Raising Women.” Three years ago, I realized we didn’t have as many young ladies joining the program. The few young ladies who had joined were given a “Raising Men” T-shirt and that did not sit well with me. So, I created a sister program to the Raising Men Lawn Care Service called Raising Women Lawn Care Service. Now, when young ladies join, they receive a Raising Women T-shirt. Since doing this, we have seen a huge increase in the number of young ladies joining.
Our Shirt System
Receive a new shirt for every 10 lawns cut
When your child signs up for our 50 Yard Challenge, they start off with a white shirt . We have it set up similar to the karate system. For every 10 lawns cut, they get a new color shirt. Once they mow 10 lawns, they get an orange shirt; 20 lawns earns a green shirt; 30 lawns earns a blue shirt; 40 lawns earn a red shirt, and 50 lawns earn a black shirt. Once they reach 50, they become a lot like a black belt at mowing lawns.
Our Current Numbers
We've got kids in all 50 states!
In over 8 countries, we have thousands of kids signing up to make a difference in their community by completing our 50 yard challenge. From our humble beginnings in Huntsville, Alabama, our organization has experienced tremendous growth in just 5 short years. Our steadfast goal has always remained the same:
Making a difference, one lawn at a time.
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All proceeds from our shirts & hats are going to towards a scholarship fund we are building for kids who complete our 50 yard challenge.