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Garden Help!

Location: Altadena CA, 91001

Date: 1/1/2019 Spots Remaining: 23

Description

Quick Overview: Weeding, harvesting, and help cleaning up the raised beds

Mission or Broader Program Description: At  the Pasadena Educational Foundation our mission is to support, enhance and supplement the programs, initiatives, and priorities of the Pasadena Unified School District. Our vision is for every PUSD student to receive an excellent education, to reach his or her full potential, and to become a joyful and fully engaged member of our democratic society. 

Impact: Did you know there are 18 edible gardens at Pasadena Unified School Distirct Schools that produce 1,000's of pounds of fruits and vegetables as part of the Farm to School Program? There are! We are looking for some volunteer support to keep it going and make it a community effort.

Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: We are looking for teams of volunteers to help us sustain these wonderful gardens. This volunteer opportunity can be scheduled at your team's convenience; let us know when you are available!  

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 13, minors must be accompanied by a parent
    *Please remember to fill out a minor volunteer waiver form if minors (under 18) are attending projects. The form can be found on L.A. Works website Q&A section.

  • Wilingness to work hard and get dirty

Check out a gardening volunteer project sneak peak: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VattVaWqvxo

Additional Details: This one day service project is a perfect opportunity for a team of 10-25 volunteers. It can be held any day that your team is available; contact the coordinator to set up a date that works for you! The Eliot Arts PTSA is also working to plan a spring fundraiser for community members to help support the garden while we work towards building our farm stand business which will serve to teach our students entrepreneurial skills. Equipment is provided as well as parent help! And, of course, there will be snacks!   

Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities
  • Issue Area(s): Schools
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