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The Giving Tree | ornaCANments 2019

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Raleigh Union Station

510 West Martin Street

Raleigh, NC 27601

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The Giving Tree ornaCANments

C.A.N. (Community Addressing Needs) | Making Giant Ornaments | Feeding People | downtown Raleigh, NC Y'all

Teams collect cans/plastic containers of non-perishable food to build a large holiday ornament out of the cans - ornaCANments - on a giant holiday “giving” tree at Raleigh Union Station.

At the end of the event, we load up the cans to distribute to those in need ~ Benefits the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina

GIVING TREE EVENT WEBSITE ~ #NoOneGoesHungry | #GivingTuesday2019

About the Giving Tree & ornCANments

  • Located on the large outdoor Plaza at Union Station if the weather is nice, inside if inclement

  • Teams collect cans at their offsite location then deliver them on the day of the event with a Build Team to assemble the ornament during the event

  • Ornaments are about the size of a large hula hoop with a max diameter of 5 ft traditionally needing about 50 to 200 cans/plastic containers ~ ex. Bulbs | CANdy Canes | CANdeer | CANta Clause | Snowflakes | Tinsel | Toys | Bows | Stars

  • Ornament color, design, and overall shape must be natural to the cans/containers used. Examples would be peanut butter with red lids and some with green lids to make a giant wreath

  • No painting, adding colored paper, altering/removing the labels or adding any other changes to the cans

  • No Glass or Cardboard Boxed items

  • You may use props to support your design however all props must be removed at the end of the event

  • Social media online voting contest via LIKES & hashtag | The winning team will be awarded the “star” spot the following year

  • Can Drop-off/Assembly 9 am to Noon with all ornaments completed by 4 pm.

  • Partners: City of Raleigh, Downtown Raleigh Alliance, COR Events, originovel llc, Food Bank of C&ENC

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*by registering for this event, you release and hold harmless the organizers, partners, sponsors, venue, volunteers, and municipality from any and all liability resulting from you participating in the event

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Raleigh Union Station

510 West Martin Street

Raleigh, NC 27601

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