Edna Grant is a long time resident of Ingersoll Houses since 1959 who has taken on a breadth of roles in the care and support of the community. Ms. Grant took part in organizing and was the president of the Ingersoll Community Garden, which beautifies the area and provides produce for the community. Ms. Grant is also actively engaged at the Ingersoll Community Center. There, she has helped serve dinner to the children, who often remember her saying “small kids in the front, big kids in the back”. She also organized trips for them to places like the Mariah Carey camp upstate, and Washington DC. She finds joy in witnessing the children’s growth into young adults, who frequently express their gratitude for her warm and friendly presence. Ms. Grant is also in charge of bingo there, ensuring the seniors stay lively and connected to one another.