(AUSTIN, Texas) — Volunteers are needed for the nation’s biggest all-volunteer coastal cleanup Saturday, April 26.
The 2014 Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup takes place at 31 of Texas’ most popular tourist beaches. 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!
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.
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.
Who: Thousands of Texans who care about the coast
What: 28th GLO Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup
When: Saturday, April 26
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
Clean up will be from 9 a.m. to noon
Where: 31 sites along the Texas coast