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Due to the lockdown restriction, this program will be postponed until further notice. Sorry for the inconvenience caused. 

LOVE THE EARTH. GREEN THE COMMUNITY.

Do you long to breathe in fresh air surrounded by nature?

The COVID-19 pandemic has made us appreciate the importance of being healthy and resilient more than ever. It has helped us recognize a greener environment is vital for everyone’s good health. WEWALK GREEN DAY 2021 is the campaign to awaken your call to nature! This year, we are holding 2 fundraising events on our GREEN DAY. Join one or join both!

Green Day Tree Planting

TREE PLANTING

Date: May 15, 2021 (Sat)

Venue: Phyllis Rawlinson Park, Richmond Hill

Time: 2 sessions are available

1st session: 9 – 11am

2nd session: 12 – 2pm

Cost: $100 per tree

 

Come join us and plant trees for the next generation. All participants (including children) must register, so that we can maintain proper physical distancing and adhere to 25 people per event.

If you are not able to come plant, you can choose to make a donation and let us plant for you. Also this year, you may wish to become a fundraiser – a personal fundraising page will be opened and you can invite your friends and family to support you.

Let’s grow a green community together!

Options for you to get involved:

1. Come to plant a tree and be the fundraiser

2. Make a donation (and let us plant for you)

3. Be a fundraiser (to help support us)

Check out the fundraiser list and support them!

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FARMER’S MARKET

Date: May 15, 2021 (Sat)

Venue: Parking area at 105 Gibson Centre

Time: 9am – 12pm

 

105 Gibson Centre will transform the parking area into a farmer’s market… for ONE MORNING!

Booths will be set up outdoors surrounding the Centre to provide a safe, efficient way to shop.

Be inspired by locally grown fresh produce, herbs, custom handmade products, quality handcrafted recycle items… and more. For best selection, shop early!

All proceeds will be used to support the programs and services at 105 Gibson Centre.

FAQs

To evoke environmental awareness in the community.

To go green in our community together.

To encourage recycle, reuse and love for our environment.

To support the costs for operating programs and services at 105 Gibson Centre.

Two events are planned on May 15, 2021 with activities in two locations.

Tree planting will take place at Phyllis Rawlinson Park in Richmond Hill.

Farmer’s Market will be held at the parking area of 105 Gibson Centre.

Yes. All participants must register before the event. If one person is registering for their family, they must register all members attending (e.g. 2 adults and 3 children for a total of 5 people). The registration process and exact number of people is also a tool for contact tracing.

Expenses include donation to TRCA, printing, online transaction fees and other administrative fees. Net proceeds will be used to support the Centre’s programs and services.

For any changes, please send email to info@105gibson.com

When your fundraising page is activated, you will receive an email with the link. You can then share the link with your supporters.

Options include: a) come to plant a tree; b) make a donation; or c) be a fundraiser.

Your supporters can visit www.105gibson.com/greenday and click “Fundraiser List” button. It will take them to the online fundraising page. They can select your name from the list of fundraisers and complete the remaining steps to make an online donation.

$100 per tree.

Visit www.105gibson.com/greenday for the details. A fundraising page will be opened for you within 72 hours.

Light snacks will be provided. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we will not provide any beverage.

Please arrange your own transportation. Carpooling is good for the environment.

If you register in the second group but arrive early, you will need to wait (outside) until the allotted start time.

No.  Any person attending the site without prior registration will not be able to participate in the activity.

TRCA and 105 Gibson Centre will do our best effort to follow the COVID-19 health and safety guidelines. Procedures will be applied at the site to ensure social distancing protocols are in place. Equipment will be sanitized prior to and after the activities. Stations will be set up for participants to access sanitized equipment and a separate area to place used equipment.

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You can be our fundraising partner in this campaign. We will open a fundraising page for you on our website. Your family and friends can support you by donation directly at your page.  Whether you come to plant a tree with us or not, we welcome you to help fundraise with us and grow a green community together.

There will be a limit of 25 participants including staff to run the activity.

All participants are to bring and wear face masks and provide their own gloves. Do wear comfortable footwear and clothing suitable for the outdoors.

There will be 2 sessions – (1st) 9 -11am; (2nd) 12 – 2pm

Please arrive around 8:45am for 1st session and 11:45am for 2nd session.

All plant material, shovels, buckets for mulch, and other necessary equipment. A health and safety overview and planting demonstration will be conducted by TRCA staff, and they will assist with ensuring success of plant material.

Please park in the main parking lot next to the Interpretive Centre. There will be staff and signage available that day to guide you to the planting area.

We are partnering with the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) whose mandate is to safeguard and enhance the well-being of watershed communities through the protection and restoration of the natural environment.

Toronto Christian Community Church (TCCC) will issue tax receipts for completed donations.

Yes. TCCC will issue tax receipts for all completed donations. Please note that the donor must specify their name for the tax receipt. Details on the tax receipt cannot be revised once it is issued.

For any inquiries, please send email to info@105gibson.com

No registration is required. However due to COVID-19 public health restrictions, the venue must limit the number of customers shopping at one time. Once the venue reaches its capacity, customers are then admitted in on a 1-out-1-in basis.

Please come and visit. Explore new flavours. Enjoy the season. Protect the environment. Nourish yourself. And connect with your community.

The parking area of 105 Gibson Centre will have very limited spots for the event. You can park your vehicle at Toronto Christian Community Church (TCCC) or the parking zone next to us.

This outdoor event will follow COVID-19 health and safety guidelines as set out by public health authorities. Tables will be spaced out to ensure social distancing. All participants will wear masks. Hand sanitizers will be available. Staff will continuously monitor and manage the venue capacity limits.

Farmer’s Market is an outdoor market that offers the opportunity for people to buy farm-fresh, locally grown produce and goods that will facilitate making eco-conscious decisions. We aim to provide healthier, tastier and more ethical choices to our neighbours.

It is opened from 9am till 12pm

COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place throughout the events. The events will take place, rain or shine.