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Year Founded:
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Blake Bourne
Main Address:
2200 E 7th Street
Suite #3
Charlotte, NC 28204
Volunteer Opportunity:

Freedom Park

In September, Mecklenburg Count Parks and Recreation staff is preparing Freedom Park for the annual “Festival in the Park,” which will run September 20-22. Through our partnership, Veterans Bridge Home is looking for lots of volunteers or 1-2 large groups of energetic Volunteers to help out with sprucing up the Park for this HUGE event!

Location of Project: Freedom Park, 1900 East Boulevard, 28203

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Date of Project: Thursday, September 12, 2019
Hours of Project: 9:00am – 12:00 noon
P&R Contact: Fredrick Mayfield, Maintenance Supervisor Mobile: 704-369-9824
Michael Campbell, Central Park Manager Phone: 980-314-1140

Volunteer Contact: Pete Vacho
Office: 704.332.8802 Direct: 980.999.2304

Number of Volunteers: About 35+ adults

Brief Description of Volunteer Job: Volunteers will help staff with landscaping and maintenance tasks, which may include: spreading mulch, clearing brush and limbs, general clean-up as needed – preparation for Festival in the Park!

Tools or special clothing volunteers are requested to bring:
Work gloves – leather or protective palm recommended
Wear long pants and long sleeves; wear old clothing
Wear sturdy, closed toe shoes for safety!
Bring a refillable water bottle, sunscreen and a hat

Parking/Meeting location: After entering the Park from East Blvd, continue straight to the Stop sign; then turn left and go all the way into the last lot and park near the playground/train/bridge. Look for Park & Recreation vehicles and staff!


Open to

Suitable for Kids: 

Ages 13-17

Size of Group: 


Skills Needed

No skills required


Location Details

Offsite Location
Freedom Park
1900 East Boulevard