Because we believe that strong, healthy, and unified communities make for a better world.
Monday June 2nd, 2014
Durham, North Carolina
Volunteer Celebration with DurhamCares
DurhamCares works in their community to inform, inspire, and connect Durham community-driven service and development opportunities. They partnered with Cabot’s 2014 Community Tour to cap off their Mentorship and Youth campaign by highlighting local youth programs and after school programs. Also honored at the event was the work that is being done by local nonprofits, such as Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Triangle, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Durham, and Communities in Schools. DurhamCares premiered a new video highlighting their efforts to engage the youth of Durham at the event.
Elizabeth Poindexter from DurhamCares shared this post that serves as a wonderful recap of the event!
About the Tour
The 2014 Cabot Community Tour is a celebration of the work of cooperatives, service organizations, and volunteers and honors our 1200 farm family owners’ three most cherished principals: Cooperatives, Community and Volunteerism. From May 17 through June 21, the Tour is following a route along the East Coast Greenway, stopping at cities and towns along the way, meeting with organizations and their volunteers and honoring the work that goes into making a healthy, vibrant, and sustainable community.
Supporting the tour is the Farmers’ Gratitude Grille, a traveling kitchen conceived by the farm families who own Cabot. Cabot chefs prepare healthy, delicious meals as a way of thanking those who generously give their time to others in their communities.
Our farmers understand the value of volunteerism, and how donating time and services make communities stronger and healthier. Interested volunteers who can’t join us on the Cabot Community Tour can still get involved by visiting the Reward Volunteers website, and downloading the free Reward Volunteers iPhone app, or using the online web widget. Reward Volunteers is a free, easy way to track the time you spend volunteering in your community – and to earn rewards for yourself and the organizations you serve.
The 2014 Community Tour was created by Cabot Creamery Cooperative and its fellow sponsors and supporters, including: AARP Create the Good, East Coast Greenway, HandsOn Network, Marriott, National Life Group, and local affiliates of Habitat for Humanity.