Peachy the Magazine June July 2014 - Page 131

INSPIRE “THE MAGIC OF VOLUNTEERS” Creating the greatest catalysts for change with the Charleston Parks Conservancy is the Conservancy’s dedicated corps of volunteers. CPC has a deep well of more than 900 volunteers, most of whom contribute on large projects. But a solid ten percent of those 900 are dedicated Park Angels who contribute on each and every project possible—helping to restore and reinvigorate Charleston’s public parks, but more importantly, they maintain Charleston’s public parks. “We aim to provide our Park Angels with a structured volunteer opportunity,” said Executive Director Lesesne. “We have hundreds of volunteers from local businesses and larger corporations, like Boeing and Starbucks, who want to dedicate their volunteers hour