Introducing: Extreme Volunteering — An exciting new program combining Volunteer Work with Functional Fitness.

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Jen Wirth | May 12, 2016 | no comments |

Wildcat CrossFit Introduces: Extreme Volunteering

An exciting new program combining Volunteer Work with Functional Fitness.meditation gdn

Extreme Volunteering is a Wildcat CrossFit program dedicated to using the strength of our members to strengthen the community in which we live. We will seek out people in need of our muscle power. We will arrive en masse; Kick Some @$$; and leave one small area of the world better for having been there.

Here is Extreme Volunteering Opportunity #1:

OUR MISSION: To help construct a Rain Garden alongside experts from the Watershed Management Group.

Time Commitment: One morning (5 hours) of labor on June 4th from 7am – noon (https://watershedmg.org/learn/co-op). Video: https://youtu.be/9kKmhijySI8

What is a Rain Garden? rain garden

A rain garden is created when the landscape is sculpted (using digging machines and human power) to “capture rainwater that pours off roofs or hardscape, creating a lush, water-conscious yard.” See more info at the Watershed Management Group’s website: www.watershedmg.org/learn/co-op.

 

What kind of stuff will I get to do if I “Extreme Volunteer” for this job?

Opportunities include: Shoveling gravel, shoveling mulch, wheeling wheelbarrows of gravel and mulch, digging small holes, planting trees, and lining holes with wheelbarrows and wheelbarrows of rock and mulch. You want an intense core exercise, try wheeling around a wheelbarrow full of gravel! Let’s get a team together and use our strength to make quick work of this interesting project!

The home where we will be working is near the corner of 22nd and Swan. Please sign up online [only takes 30 seconds] in order to participate:

https://watershedmg.org/event/tucson-co-op-workshop-rain-garden-rockout.

“But wait, what’s in it for me?”

-Great question. Usually, we will get a great workout and a warm fuzzy feeling inside knowing we’ve done a good deed. In this case, however,  you can get something back for your efforts–>

The co-op program gives you credits for each workshop that can be used toward a workshop at your own home or business. By participating in this morning of volunteering, you can earn credits .. so that someday the group can come swoop in and transform your own yard.

You’ve heard the phrase “Functional Fitness.” Well, it’s time to see what these words feel like in action…

flowersSpoiler Alert: Helping people feels GREAT. Try it. You’ll love it. And you’ll get stronger in many interesting ways.

Thanks for Signing up! For Extreme Volunteering Project #1!

You’re Awesome.

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