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Volunteer at an Organic Garden (Jovial Concepts)

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm MDT

Free

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Minimum Age:

16+ (5+ when accompanied by a parent/guardian)

What You Will Do:

Volunteers will help with set up and maintenance for the urban gardens including turning soil, seeding, planting, weeding, and harvesting, depending on the time of the season.

Address:

5045 W 1st Ave Denver, CO 80219

Agenda:

10:00-10:30 – Welcome and Overview

10:30-12:30 – Divide and conquer neighborhood garden work

12:30-1:00 – Wrap up at neighborhood gardens and make way back to Jovial concepts

1:00-2:00 – Thank you and all volunteers are welcome to drink specials at Looking Good Diner

What to Bring:

A mask

Closed-toe shoes

Water, sunscreen, and a hat are recommended

Where to Park:

There is parking available in the parking lot adjacent to Jovial Concepts, as well as street parking.

Where to Meet:

Meet in the east parking lot at Jovial Concepts. After the welcome and overview, smaller groups will divide up to do work at individual gardens around the Arvada-Golden-Littleton-Denver area.

Check in with the Jovial Concepts volunteer lead when you arrive. They will provide a brief overview of the benefits of volunteering and will stick with you during the entire experience to make sure you have a blast!

About the Organization:

By transforming 40 urban lawns into organic gardens, Jovial Gardens by Jovial Concepts will grow enough fresh produce to feed 250 Colorado families. Using gardens as a classroom, participants learn sustainability, environmental awareness, healthy food practices, and how to combat obesity and other health issues associated with food hardships.

About Project Helping:

Our mission at Project Helping is to improve mental wellness through accessible experiences that create purpose and community. By volunteering with us, you can meet new people, make a difference in your community, and improve your mental wellness! Learn more at projecthelping.org/volunteer

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Details

Date:
July 15
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm MDT
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

Project Helping Denver
Phone:
303-551-0624
Email:
volunteer@projecthelping.org
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Venue

Jovial Concepts
5045 W 1st Ave
Denver, CO 80219 United States
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