New York, NY: Nestlé National Day of Volunteering

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - August 10, 2017 9:00 am

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Join Nespresso and SCA on Thursday, August 10th to restore Randall’s Island in Manhattan!

Nestlé in the U.S. is hosting #NestleCares, a national day of volunteering across Nestlé’s 120 U.S. hometowns. SCA is proud to be a partner in this endeavor by facilitating opportunities for Nestlé in the U.S. employees, families, and friends to engage in team-based service projects in 9 different cities. These projects will focus on some of the most urgent conservation needs including pollinator habitat restoration and water conservation.

Randall’s Island, situated in the East River between northern Manhattan and Queens, is an island in New York City devoted to recreational space and the preservation of nature. It houses several New York City Parks and Recreation facilities, including the world’s most diverse green roof, along with restored wetlands and miles of waterfront trail. Nespresso employees will join SCA volunteers to preserve this beloved urban oasis for future generations to enjoy.

WHEN: Thursday, August 10th, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Registration & breakfast beginning at 8:30 am.

WHERE: Randall’s Island Park, 20 Randall’s Island, New York, NY 10035. Kickoff at Icahn Stadium.

WHAT: Volunteers will help to restore the freshwater wetlands of Randall’s Island, remove invasive plants from park areas, and assist with various projects on the New York City Parks and Recreation 5-Boro green roof. Projects will be appropriate for all ages and abilities. 

BRING WITH YOU: Please wear long pants and closed-toe shoes.

PROVIDED: SCA will provide breakfast and lunch along with work gloves, safety gear, and all project materials. Reusable water bottles will be provided along with water stations. Stay hydrated!

REGISTRATION: Please register at to complete the online waiver.

QUESTIONS: Contact Kevin Borja, SCA Community Engagement Fellow, at [email protected] or 619-948-5329.

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