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Garden Launch

  • Alliance Medical Ministry 101 Donald Ross Drive Raleigh, NC, 27610 United States (map)

Join us for a morning of garden preparation, education, and blessing!

Bring your children, friends and colleagues for a morning of garden education, activities and volunteer opportunities, and a blessing of the Community Garden that provides fresh foods to Alliance's patients.

Free and open to the public.

Email Ashley Toscano, Garden & Wellness Coordinator, for more details:  RSVP or come that morning! 

Additional details below!

Garden Education and Volunteer Activities:

Plant, weed and water the spring vegetables...and learn the importance of composting and rain barrels

Plant  tin can herbs...and learn about the plant life cycle

Build  "Insect Can Garden Posts" for the Alliance Community Garden...and learn the importance of pollinators

Plant  pollinator flowers...and learn how to plant on a budget and in small containers

Build  "Plastic Bottle Flowers"...and learn the importance of recycling


Get your morning exercise in at the launch of 2016's Walk with a Doc

Join Alliance Medical Ministry's Dr. Jacque Hicks for a short health lesson,
and lace up your sneakers for a 1.3 mile walk around Alliance!

10 to 11 A.M.

Patient food drive:

Looking for another way to give back?  
Team up with your youth group, company, friends or family to participate in the Alliance Patient Food Drive, and bring these items with you:

Beans (low-sodium)
Vegetables (low-sodium)
Fruit (no sugar)
Peanut Butter (no additives)
Oatmeal (plain)

Other Details:

Children of all ages welcome!  

Fun raffle prizes

Lunch available for purchase at the Deli-icious food truck onsite

Don't forget to bring gloves, hat, sunscreen and a water bottle!

Tours of the Alliance clinic and information on a Community Garden used in a medical clinic setting


In the case of rain, the event will be canceled. Volunteers will be contacted ASAP regarding any event status change.

Interested? Contact Ashley Toscano at
or call (919) 250-3320 x436.

Visit our Garden Launch Facebook Event


Register online through either volunteer website:

Activate Good


Earlier Event: December 12
Walk With a Doc
Later Event: May 11
Garden Work Day