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Whole Foods Market - Corliss Park Beautification (Kids' Day of Service)

Hosted by Whole Foods Market - University Heights

Friday, September 6, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

Whole Foods Market - Corliss Park Beautification...

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Join us Corliss Park, 30 Corina Street, Providence, RI for a creative beautification project!
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Calling all kids and families to join us for a fun fall volunteer project at Corliss Park in Providence!

We're excited to be partnering with Providence CityArts for Youth, the Partnership for Providence Parks, and our soon-to-be new neighbor Sherwin-Williams, on the beautification of Corliss Park! Activities will include a community mural painting and landscaping around a new welcome sign being made for the park!

Below, please find a volunteer job description and a list of items that may be helpful to bring on the day of the project. It's our goal to make your experience fun, uplifting, and kid-friendly. This is an opportunity for customers, team members, and kids to partner together in service to our community.

Also, we'll have a magical build-your-own salad-bar for kids and grown-ups, plus all the fixings. Join us in modeling the fun of "eating a rainbow" in honor of the Whole Kids Foundation! Please join us for a fun-filled day of service and inspiration as we celebrate healthy communities and healthy eating together!

Thank you again and look forward to seeing you soon!

IMPORTANT NOTE: If using a GPS to get to the park, be sure to enter 30 Corina Street, Providence. If you enter just Corliss Park it will bring you to the nearby New England School for the Deaf which has an address of Corliss Park. Google Maps also shows the location as Mansion Park (an error on their part that has been reported). But if you simply enter 30 Corina Street you will arrive just fine! Thank you!

Cheers!

Bonnie Combs

Marketing Team Leader

Bonnie.Combs@wholefoods.com

VOLUNTEER JOB DESCRIPTION:
*Painting a mural

*Planting flowers

*Park clean up

*Weeding

*Pruning


 

SUPPLIES TO BRING IF YOU HAVE THEM:
* Extra gardening gloves
* Extra shovels, hoes, trowels, etc.
* Extra buckets
* Wheelbarrow

*Paintbrushes

*Dropcloths

*Gloves for painting

WHAT TO WEAR:
* Old t-shirt

Old Jeans or pants
* Sunscreen
* Layers if it's a cloudy day

SNACKS & HYDRATION:
* Please bring water bottles and water
* Please bring snacks if needed
NOTE: We will be providing a salad bar lunch and will have some snacks and refreshment.

ON-SITE CONTACTS:

* Please contact Bonnie Combs for questions on site; email bonnie.combs@wholefoods.com. Cell phone: 508-395-8632.

VOLUNTEER SLIPS:

* We ask that each volunteer bring a signed copy for themselves, and any children, to our project so that we can all stay safe. That form will be available on-site and can also be emailed to you at your request.

FAQs

 

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email bonnie.combs@wholefoods.com or 401-621-5990. Cell phone 508-395-8632.

 

Can I update my registration information?

Absolutely! Just log back into your registration and make any changes needed.

 

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You can if you like, but we'll also have a check in sheet printed so you can save a tree and not bring your printed ticket if you prefer!

 


 

 

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When & Where


Corliss Park
30 Corina Street
Providence, RI 02908

Friday, September 6, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)


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Hosted by Whole Foods Market - University Heights

Whole Foods Market - University Heights is a proud member of the "Creative Capital" -- the City of Providence! We actively support the community through donations and volunteer service. With this event we look forward to bringing together customers, team members and the community at large for a "creative" volunteer project with our partners Providence CityArts for Youth and the Partnership for Providence Parks. A special thank you to Sherwin-Williams for the donation of paint, supplies and support on the prep work for this project!

And speaking of supporting our community, save the date of September 10! We are holding a 5% Day to benefit Habitat for Humanity Providence. We will be donating 5% of the day's total sales to support home building projects here in Providence! The more you shop, the more we give. To find out more about our community giving program, contact bonnie.combs@wholefoods.com

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