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Planting Independence 2024

Planting Independence - April 19th & 20th, 2024

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TWP is “Planting Independence – One yard at a time”

This program provides assistance with general yard clean-up to consumers who receive services, or are in any of our programs, that own or rent their homes.  TWP partners with volunteer groups to perform low to moderate risk activities such as mowing, raking, weeding, and planting. (Excluded activities are lifting over 50 lbs or handling or removing any hazardous material.)

Yard maintenance can be a tough situation for people with disabilities. This activity with our volunteers helps TWP Consumers get a handle on their yards and avoid unnecessary fines from the city where they live. This is an excellent volunteer opportunity for individuals, families, clubs, schools, scouts, organizations, and businesses who are looking for an activity to give back, be outdoors, and serve individuals in our community that live with disabilities.

Registration for Planting Independence 2024 is now closed.

Thank you to all those who have submitted applications. If you have any questions, please get in touch with Kirby Hough, Volunteer and Event Coordinator at khough@thewholeperson.org; 816-659-9403.

In-Kind Donations are greatly appreciated for Planting Independence:
•    Pruners and shears
•    Weed eater
•    Rakes
•    Yard waste bags
•    Gloves and miscellaneous yard tools


Sign-up to volunteer for Planting Independence!

Planting Independence 2024 Volunteer application process is now closed. We sincerely appreciate your interest in dedicating your time and effort to this event. Your willingness to contribute to our event is truly commendable and reflects your commitment to making a positive impact in our community. Although volunteer applications for Planting Independence are no longer being accepted at this time, we encourage you to stay connected with us for future volunteer opportunities and events. Thank you for considering volunteering with us, and we hope to see you at future events.

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