Join SCA for National Trails Day to help restore General Grant National Memorial in Manhattan. With the support of American Express and in support of the Find Your Park campaign, SCA is mobilizing volunteers coast to coast in celebration of the National Park Service Centennial. Join us as we give back to NYC’s National Parks!
The General Grant National Memorial is the final resting place of President Ulysses S. Grant. Located on Manhattan’s West Side, the memorial looks out over sweeping views of the Hudson River. Volunteers will help to restore the grounds of the Memorial and adjacent Riverside Park.
Free lunch and t-shirts will be provided for all volunteers!
WHEN: Saturday, June 4th, 9:30 am to 2:30 pm
WHERE: General Grant National Memorial, W. 122nd Street & Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10027. (#1 train to 125th Street OR M5 bus to W. 122nd & Riverside) Volunteers are strongly encouraged to take public transit, as there is no parking available on site.
WHAT: Volunteers will help to restore General Grant National Memorial and adjacent Riverside Park.
BRING WITH YOU: Please wear long pants and closed-toe shoes and bring a reusable water bottle. The event will take place rain or shine so please dress for the weather!
PROVIDED: SCA will provide morning coffee and free lunch for all volunteers, as well as work gloves and free Find Your Park t-shirts!
REGISTRATION: Register to join us at http://FindYourParkTrailsDayNYC.eventbrite.com to complete the online volunteer waiver.
QUESTIONS: Contact Ann Pedtke, SCA Outreach Coordinator, at [email protected] or 724-678-9401.
Participants registered by June 1st will be automatically entered into a drawing for a chance to win an American Express gift card. See details at www.thesca.org/connect/blog/find-your-park-gift-card-giveaway.