On Saturday, April 26th, 2014 you can show your love for The Texas Coast. Volunteers are needed for for the nation’s biggest all-volunteer Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup.
The 2014 Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup takes place at 31 of Texas’ most popular tourist beaches.
Sign Up To Help
Volunteers can sign up online at www.texasadoptabeach.org to take part in a fun-filled day at the beach that makes a difference.
“Thousands of Texans sign up for the Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup every year because it’s a great day at the beach,” said Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson. “If you care about the Texas coast, join us at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 26.”
Each volunteer will be given data cards, gloves, pencils and trash bags. All volunteers are advised to wear closed-toe shoes, bring sunscreen and plenty of drinking water.
The Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Cleanups are held rain or shine!
Make A Tax-Deductible Donation To Help Texas Coast
Texans who are not able to attend the cleanup can help keep their beaches clean by making a tax-deductible donation online at www.TexasAdoptABeach.org.
There are several different Adopt-A-Beach sponsorship levels ranging from $25 to $25,000, allowing both individuals and corporations to contribute to this major cleanup effort.
Corporate Sponsors Including Shell Oil Company Plus Many Others
Shell Oil Company is the lead statewide sponsor for the 28th Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup.
Other sponsors include HNTB, Halliburton, Apache Corporation, Keep Texas Beautiful, Schlumberger, SeaWorld San Antonio, Siemens Caring Hands Foundation, Trusted Senior Specialists and Corona Del Mar Properties.
Why Texas Beach Clean-up Is So Important
Just as the sometimes overwhelming abundance of seaweed on the beaches mystifies many people, the overwhelming abundance of trash at other times gives rise to a great deal of consternation, bewilderment, and, regrettably, anger.
Most visitors to the Texas seashore visit to experience the beautiful sun-drenched beaches and leave with pleasant memories of a wonderful vacation.
Unfortunately, some are not so lucky and find at times the beach is covered with a seemingly endless river of trash leaving them wondering "Where does all this trash come from and why is no one doing anything about it?"
Now is your chance to volunteer to do something about that trash and help show your love for the Texas coast.
More Information On Show Your Love For The Texas Coast
To learn more about the Adopt-A-Beach program, visit www.TexasAdoptABeach.org or contact the GLO at 1-877-TX COAST.Like TexasAdoptABeach on Facebook at www.facebook.com/texasadoptabeach.
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