Great American Cleanup

The Great American Cleanup is the country’s largest community improvement program that kicks off in more than 20,000 communities each spring. This national program engages 2 million volunteers who take action in their communities to create positive change and lasting impact.

Here’s what we do:

  • We remove litter and debris from roadsides, highways, shorelines and waterways for safer, cleaner communities.
  • We plant trees, flowers and gardens to strengthen our community’s green infrastructure.
  • We clean and restore nature trails, recreation areas and playgrounds to encourage play and physical activity.
  • We recycle cans, plastic bottles, electronics, paper products, tires, clothing, and even junk cars to give garbage another life.
  • We rebuild public spaces in communities struck by natural disasters to renew social connections.
  • We restore business storefronts and gateways to spur economic impact.

WE NEED YOU TO HELP MAKE FLORENCE A CLEANER,
MORE BEAUTIFUL PLACE TO LIVE!


THE 2019 GREAT AMERICAN CLEANUP – FLORENCE, SC

Press Release
Donation Letter

In its 19th year as an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, the Keep Florence Beautiful Board of Directors, along with individuals, churches, nonprofit organizations, political organizations, businesses and schools will join hands in cleaning up the Florence Area, and ridding streets and neighborhoods of trash and debris…

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

FOLLOW THE STEPS BELOW TO GET INVOLVED

1- PICK YOUR TEAM AND JOIN US ON APRIL 6, 2019!

In order to bring our community together, to encourage participation, and to promote environmental awareness, KFB will have a Great American Cleanup Celebration for all teams and team leaders who clean between March 1 and May 31. The Celebration is April 6 from 10:00am-12:00pm at Naturally Outdoors Outfitters, 2519 W Palmetto St, Florence. there will be pizza and drinks for all participants that turn in all completed paperwork, and a KFB information booth at which the community may share ideas with KFB and learn more about volunteer opportunities that exist throughout the year.


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In addition to the Cleanup, Keep Florence Beautiful has teamed up with Florence County Disabilities and Special Needs to collect paper at Naturally Outdoors on Saturday, April 6.  The paper will be collected onsite then shredded at the AAA certified Palmetto Secure Document Destruction Facility and recycled. Funds and materials from the collection will be used on beautification projects in the Florence area.


2- COMPLETE YOUR TEAM FORMS

You may organize your group to clean a designated area anytime between March 1 and May 31. KFB will be happy to assign an area to you, or you may communicate an area of need to us when you register. In order to participate you need only to fill out a Registration Form, have each of your participants complete an Authorization Form, and then complete a Cleanup Form when your cleanup is completed.  KFB will collect the Authorization Forms and other paperwork from you by mail or in person after your cleanup.

GAC Registration Form – register so that we can report to our affiliates, receive free shirts for team members that attend the GAC collection event.
GAC Authorization Form 2019 – authorization for participation in the GAC event
GAC Cleanup Report 2019 – The cleanup report tells us more about the area your team cleaned up, the trash you collected. It also assists us in building the program and acquiring funding and help with future events in the Florence area.

NEED SUPPLIES?  Contact Us to receive a bag, safety gloves, and vest for your team!


IMG_0272Register by completing the forms above Join us for lunch on April 6 at Naturally Outdoors  Get your KFB Shirt  Wear it  Help Us Spread the Word  Get more people involved in cleaning up our community  Keep Florence Beautiful!

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