Bloom Joins Charleston Parks Conservancy Staff to Grow Park Angels Program
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Jenny Bloom has joined the Charleston Parks Conservancy as the Park Angel engagement director, working with the Conservancy’s Park Angel program to enhance the volunteer experience.
Most recently, Bloom was the recycling educator for Charleston County Environmental Management.
A native of New York, Bloom has a bachelor’s degree in fine art/art history from Franklin & Marshall College in Pennsylvania and became a certified organic and compost educator through the San Francisco League of Urban Gardeners.
Bloom is active in the community, volunteering with Slow Food, Charleston Area Children’s Gardens, the Charleston Farmer’s Market, the Charleston Green Committee and the Charleston Youth Development Center. She also is a member of the U.S. Composting Council, Carolina Farm Stewards and the Carolina Recycling Association.
Bloom lives in West Ashley with her daughter, Georgia Downey. She enjoys cooking, traveling, being outdoors, painting and making pottery and sculpture.
About the Charleston Parks Conservancy
Headed by prominent horticulturalist Jim Martin, the Charleston Parks Conservancy is a nonprofit organization dedicated to further beautifying City of Charleston parks and green spaces. With the help of its Park Angels volunteer force, the Conservancy seeks to rally community support and pride behind the effort to create a lasting movement. For more information about or to support the Charleston Parks Conservancy, please visit www.charlestonparksconservancy.org.