Saluting Branches 4th Annual Day of Service - September 19
Tree care companies, arborists and industry professionals are invited to volunteer their time and talents on September 19, 2018, the fourth annual Saluting Branches day of service.
There are 119 veterans’ cemeteries throughout the country, many of which require professional arborist care for their trees. From structural pruning to removals, these veterans cemeteries need assistance to ensure their properties are safe and beautiful spaces for all who visit. Find a participating Location near you!
Not a Tree Worker? No Problem! We have the need for many volunteers to make this event a success.
Non-Tree Field Work Opportunities:
- Drag brush
- Rake up debris
- Pruning shrubs
- Weed planting beds
Other Volunteer Opportunities at the Event Include:
- Assisting with Setup/Take down
- Greeter/Staffing the Registration Table (help get waivers signed, hand out hats, etc)
- Being a runner between teams in the field (Bringing waters, communications, etc)
- Setting up food and refreshments
- Take photos and videos!
Prior to the Event:
- Help get the word out by talking to fellow tree companies
- Share on social media
- Contact local media outlets
- Help find us food donations for the volunteers
Contact Saluting Branches at [email protected] or 1-844-922-1151 to learn more about the Saluting Branches initiative and how you can help make this day a huge success.
About Saluting Branches
Our Mission: We honor American service men and women by organizing volunteer tree and landscape care for the property dedicated to our veterans.
Originally created by Rainbow Treecare, Saluting Branches is a non-profit organization dedicated to recognizing and honoring our veterans. We are deeply appreciative of the brave men and women who serve and have served in our military making it possible for us to have the freedoms we enjoy every day.
Through united efforts the treecare and landscape industry can show their support for our troops by helping to make their final resting places a safe and beautiful environment for all who visit. With your help we can contribute a monumental amount of tree care services in one day to veterans cemeteries throughout the U.S.
Find out more at the Saluting Branches website.