Families and Corporations to Gather with Gloves, Trowels and Rakes in Hand
Lavender Field to Expand
WESTCHESTER, NY May 2015 – Growing and harvesting lavender is an important soothing sensory experience for children at ANDRUS. Close to 100 people, gloves in hand and ready to volunteer, are heading to the nonprofit’s 107-acre campus this Saturday, May 16th to help expand its Lavender Field. They’ll also be scouring the grounds for the many sticks and stones uprooted by winter storms, as well as participating in other beautifying efforts during the annual ANDRUS Clean Scene.
Who: 100 Volunteers, Family Members & Corporate Teams
- Gap Team (for its 8th year)
- Pepsico Team (for its inaugural year)
- Enterprise Team (multi-year involvement)
What: Beautifying the Campus during ANDRUS Clean Scene ‘15
When: Saturday, May 16, 2015
8am – Wake Up Coffee
8:30am – Grab Your Tools and Go!
Noon – Barbecue Thank You Lunch
Where: ANDRUS, 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701
Volunteers & Gloves Needed: Eric Osterman, 914-965-3700 ext. 1097
Media RSVP: Roberta Bouer (212) 996-0443
Andrus nurtures the social and emotional well-being in children and their families by delivering a broad range of vital services and by providing research, training and innovative program models that promote standards of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community. With programs on campus, in schools and within community-based settings throughout Westchester County, the nonprofit reaches almost 4,000 children and families each year from the New York Metropolitan area. Andrus also operates the Andrus Center for Learning and Innovation (ACLI) and The ANDRUS Sanctuary Institute. Visit www.andrus1928.org to learn more.