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Whole Foods Market - Deep Run Park Clean Up (Kids' Day of Service)

Whole Foods Market - Short Pump

Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM (EDT)

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Calling all kids and families! Join us for a fun morning of clean up and tree planting at Henrico's Deep Run Park, followed by a free, healthy lunch. This will be a family-friendly, 2-hour project with tasks for everyone ages 2 and up!

In partnership with Henrico County Recreation & Parks and Greater Richmond Fit4Kids.

Optional Yoga Class at 9am: We'll start the day with a gentle yoga class, suitable for all ages and perfect for warming up your muscles to get ready for an active morning.

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.

Lunch: 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 FoundationPlease join us for a fun-filled day of service and inspiration as we celebrate healthy communities and healthy eating together!

Thank you again and we look forward to seeing you on 9/14!

Cheers,

Linda Thomas

Marketing Team Leader

Whole Foods Market - Short Pump

 

EVENT SCHEDULE:

9:00am: Yoga In the Park (optional). A gentle class suitable for all ages to warm up our muscles for a fun morning of volunteering. Please bring your own yoga mat or towel.

9:30am: Check-in at Shelter #1.

9:30am-11:30am: Park Clean Up & Tree Planting - Remember to bring gloves, sunscreen and bugspray and wear closed-toe shoes.

11:30am-12:30pm: Lunch! All volunteers will enjoy a free salad lunch.

You will be given your lunch ticket at check-in.

12:30pm-1:30pm: Kid-friendly activities. Kids can enjoy games and a craft. 

 

VOLUNTEER JOB DESCRIPTION:
(Ages 2 & Up)

*Trash Pick Up
*Tree Planting

WHAT TO WEAR/BRING
*Gloves

*Long Pants or Jeans

*Old t-shirt

*Closed Toe Shoes or Boots

*Hat

*Sunglasses

*Bug Spray

*Sunscreen

SNACKS & HYDRATION:
* Please bring water bottles and water
* Please bring snacks if needed

CONTACT:

* Please contact Linda Thomas with questions. Email linda.thomas@wholefoods.com or (804) 364-4050

  

FAQs

 

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Enter the park off of Ridgefield Parkway and park in the first lot. Check-in at Shelter #1.

 

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email Linda Thomas at linda.thomas@wholefoods.com or call (804) 364-4050.

 

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


Deep Run Park
9900 Ridgefield Parkway
Richmond, VA 23233

Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM (EDT)


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Whole Foods Market - Short Pump

Founded in 1980 in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market is the leading natural and organic food retailer.  The Glen Allen (Short Pump) store opened on September 3, 2008 and offers a wide variety of organic and local foods at a great value. The store features a wine bar & pub, oven-fired pizza, coffee bar, made-in-house gelato, smokehouse, fresh seafood delivered daily, full service bakery, and a large cafe with free WiFi. Whole Foods Market at Short Pump is committed to serving the local community and has donated more than $165,000 to Richmond area non-profit organizations since 2008.

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