Opportunity Details

Hunger & Homelessness, Environment
Families
Gardening/Planting

Minimum Age:12+

Beaverton's Giving Gardens Planting Party! (age 0+) *Stand Together Week*

Join the Tualatin Valley Gleaners as they celebrate the 2018 Portland Timbers Stand Together Week at the Beaverton Giving Gardens. 

During this volunteer project, volunteers will be preparing beds for planting, planting seeds and plants for the summer growing season to provide fresh produce families in need.

About Tualatin Valley Gleaners:

Our mission Is to help people help themselves to meet the needs of their households by the following: 

To provide food, aid and other assistance to the low-income, disabled, children and elderly in the Tualatin Valley, Oregon area.
 
Tualatin Valley Gleaners is a supplemental food program serving the greater Washington County Area, made up of low-income members of the community working together in collaboration to promote food security for all. The TVG incorporated in 2005 and began their mission of providing a stable way for families in need to access quality nutritious foods on a weekly basis.

Stand Together Week is the Portland Timbers, Thorns FC, and T2 citywide volunteer initiative that brings the community together to support local nonprofit organizations. The week engages hundreds of supporters, including Timbers, Thorns FC, & T2 players, coaches, ambassadors and front office staff who work with various non-profits in the community. Since 2012, Stand Together Week participants have donated 15,371 hours of service at over 193 projects focused on benefitting youth and the environment. 

What to Bring?

- Water & gardening gloves if you have them.
 

Project Requirements:

  • All volunteers under 18 are required to bring a Hands On Youth Waiver signed by their parent or legal guardian.  (print it now, fill it out, and bring it with you to save time during project check in).

  • If you plan to bring children/additional volunteers you MUST reserve slots for them. The best way to do this is to create a Volunteer Team, then sign up your team for this project. Questions? Email teams@handsonportland.org 

    IMPORTANT NOTE: You are responsible for ensuring that everyone signed up through your team attends - only sign up team members who have confirmed their availability. Teams that repeatedly sign up, but do not show up or show up with fewer volunteers than they signed up, may be removed. To add or remove team members from a project: log in to your volunteer account and click "Manage My Team" next to the appropriate upcoming opportunity.

Click "Sign Up" below to reserve your spot!
Need help signing up? Call 503-200-3355.

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