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"The most amazing part about volunteering with this passionate group? They not only brought us to this amazing area of Nevada, but shared so many stories with us that I felt like we really learned something tangible. It was not a volunteer experience where I showed up, handed out some papers and got a free t-shirt. I felt like a necessary part of the process. We got our hands dirty, learned some Nevada history and ecological practices and they made me feel truly appreciated. I would highly recommend it to anyone who is spending a couple of days in Vegas to break away from the strip and make a difference. Las Vegas is meant to be a 'pleasure land,' but I clearly saw the true pleasure land of Nevada at Gold Butte last weekend. " Corinne Shaw
My, what big hearts you have! This past September, we ran a contest in our shops across North America: nominate a local grass roots charity for a $1000 prize and be entered to win a volunteer trip with one of our Charity Pot partners. We asked, and you answered! You gave us 3,800 answers, to be exact. We were absolutely overwhelmed with the response! Well done, you. Next came the fun part: randomly drawing ten lucky winners to join us on a volunteer trip with Friends of Nevada Wilderness to Gold Butte, Nevada. Our winners came from Ohio, New York, Manitoba, Florida, Ontario, Alberta, Maryland and Pennsylvania- all over the map! On the weekend of November 16-18th, we all arrived in beautiful Nevada, ready to get our hands dirty planting native species in the expansive Gold Butte ...