Saturday, October 17, 2020 from 10a.m. – 3p.m.
Our usual Brisk Fall Cleanup Day has been modified to for 2020 due to COVID-19 precautions. Following CDC guidelines this event is limited to 10 volunteers, masks are mandatory, and all volunteers must RSVP in advance.
Join us for a fun day of Fall cleanup at MREA’s headquarters in Custer, WI. We’ll prepare our site for the colder months, and we would love your help. Please dress for the weather, and warm up by our wood burning masonry heater. Food and drink will be provided.
Some tasks we will be focusing on:
- Spitting wood*
- REI grounds cleanup*
- General inventory and cleaning
*Please consider bringing tools for your personal use
RSVP by Oct. 15th to be entered to win a prize! The drawing will be held during the event. Must be present to win. Click here to RSVP!
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Led by the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA), Rise Up Midwest! is a coalition of businesses, individuals, organizations, jurisdictions, and workforce development partners working in coordination to create a groundswell of support for commonsense, strategic, and swift policy action and market development.
Join the Rise Up Street Team and help distribute information about the initiative in your community. Volunteers play an important role in spreading the word, from distributing posters and flyers, to sharing on social media. You may also participate virtually by signing up with the Rise Up Street Team and sharing information from the Rise Up Media Kit.
If you’d like to volunteer for MREA beyond events like The Energy Fair and our biannual Volunteer Work Days, we are developing a local team of volunteers eager to help throughout the year. If you live in Central Wisconsin and interested in joining our Volunteer 365 Team, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Volunteer 12+ hours and you will be able to claim a vintage Hardcore volunteer shirt. Please note that sizes and years are limited.
Furthermore, please know that sometimes we may not have anything at the time you inquire, but we will keep your information on file for when we do!
Volunteer 365 Team tasks may include:
- Postering for events
- Publication distribution
- Membership mailings
- Energy Fair mailings
- Grounds maintenance
- Event planning
- Database entry
Saturday, May 8, 2021 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
With the historic 31st Anniversary Energy Fair right around the corner, this volunteer day is focused on all things Energy Fair! Join us for this all-day event as we work to transform our demonstration site at the ReNew the Earth Institute in scenic Custer, WI. Typical volunteer tasks include landscaping, clearing brush, painting picnic tables, preparing the MREA garden, assisting with office work and Energy Fair promotion, and more! Materials for Street Team will also be available for pick-up. Move Some Earth Day happens rain or shine. Coffee, light breakfast, and an energizing lunch will be provided. Everyone is welcome. Bring gloves, tools, and outdoor work clothing.
RSVP by May 6th to be entered to win a prize! The drawing will be held during the event. Must be present to win. Click here to RSVP!