March 23 work day

We worked 3+ hours at East End this morning and got a lot done. We had 53 volunteers including 19 from Tucker MCJROTC, 9 community members including a cub scout, 13 UR students, 5 VCU students and 7 core team members. We got all the cut up and dumped trees hauled to the brush pile, we cleared a lot of English ivy and brush and found 5 gravestones.

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March 16 work day

We had a great day to work 3+ hours at East End this morning. We had a boy scout out doing an eagle project at the cemetery. He had 36 helpers. We also had another group of 27 volunteers working at clearing brush, ivy and other green stuff. The latter group included SigEp, APO and Theta Tau from VCU, several community members, a University of Vermont student and 2 core team members. Both groups got a lot cleared and they found a couple grave markers.

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March 9 work day

We worked 3+ hours today at East End. We had 49 volunteers braving the chilly weather including folks from Oakwood Arts, Association of Black Social Workers, Wounded Warrior Project, Hermitage High School National Honor Society and core team members. We got a lot of ivy and brush cleared and found several grave markers. At the end of work day we gave some of the volunteers a brief tour of East End and Evergreen cemeteries. Our thanks to all who came out and helped us today. We were able to fill the dumpster.

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March 3 work day

We worked at East End this morning for a couple of hours. We had 5 volunteers. We mainly cleared ivy and hauled brush.

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March 2 work day

We worked at East End for 3+ hours this morning. We had 11 volunteers and 3 visitors. The volunteers were community members or core team. We cleared more brush and hauled it to the dumpster. We also found several gravestones that we dug out, cleaned and recorded. A special thanks to our new volunteer, Mark, for donating to Friends of East End a bunch of hand tools and a gas trimmer.

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Feb. 17 work day

We worked 2+ hours at East End this morning until the rain started. We had 11 volunteers including 2 VCU students and 7 University of Richmond Lambda Chi Alpha students. We also had a family member visiting a family plot. We cleared more brush and ivy and found several grave markers.

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Feb. 16 work day canceled

The February 16 work day has been canceled due to rain and snow.

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