Volunteers Spruce up McAlpine Creek Park in Charlotte

McAlpine Creek Park

What better way to start your week than by cleaning your neighborhood park? That’s how more than 30 volunteers from the International WeLoveU Foundation spent their Sunday on March 17, 2019, in Charlotte, North Carolina. The group of volunteers gathered bright and early at McAlpine Creek Park. The all-inclusive 114-acre county park has a lake, fishing pier, soccer fields, hiking and biking trails, and a dog park. The park’s walkways are lined with tall green trees—easy for anyone to get lost in the great outdoors. 

The McAlpine Creek Park is a common place for families to spend time barbecuing and holding picnics and walking their dogs. Even employees from nearby businesses take walks on their breaks and sports teams fellowship with each other. With so much to offer, the park’s influx of traffic also means frequent maintenance is needed.

Working Together Hand-in-Hand

The WeLoveU volunteers rolled up their sleeves, ready to clean McAlpine Creek Park. For them, cleaning the park is another way to strengthen the camaraderie seen in Charlotte. By showing WeLoveU cares for their neighborhood, they hope more local residents will also participate in future cleanups.

While picking up trash along the Greenway, volunteers met several locals visiting the park in the daytime. A few of them expressed their thanks to the organization for their kind gesture of cleaning McAlpine Creek Park. Little by little, volunteers picked up food wrappers, plastic bottles, to even electrical poles. By the end of the cleanup, the bits and pieces they found along trails resulted in 30 bags of trash.

The WeLoveU volunteers realize that a beautiful community is possible when people come together, cleaning hand-in-hand. In fact, a message the WeLoveU Foundation highlights in the Clean WORLD Movement is that a healthy and clean environment is a requisite for a happy life. WeLoveU believes by working together, wonderful results can be achieved.

10 thoughts on “Volunteers Spruce up McAlpine Creek Park in Charlotte”

  1. Jonathan Exantus

    This looks extremely fun. It is a great feeling to see so many young people making a huge change in society. Keep up the good work.

  2. Wow! Thank you WE LOVE U for Cleaning up our Community Park! Looks Amazing Now! Keep up the Hard Work!

  3. Wow! Great job to everyone down in Charlotte! I believe WeLoveU will achieve the UN SDG’s one volunteer service at a time!

  4. Valeria A Jaime

    Wow that’s awesome, we can see the effort and unity between members of the We love you organization, how beautiful heart

  5. Gregorio Zambrana

    Fortunately I was able to join in the McAlpine Park clean-up this time around. It was great to help beautify the community with small acts like this. I can’t wait for the next one!

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