Since 2008 Art of Living volunteers have been participating in various community service projects in the City of Mississauga and have planted over 5300 trees, adopted parks, participated in Litter not campaigns and partnered with the City for City Cleanup and Earth Day cleanup programs.
Improving Parks & Natural Green Areas
The Art of Living Mississauga Chapter has a Certificate of Appreciation from Mayor Hazel McCallion in recognition of the contributions and commitment of its volunteers to improving the City of Mississauga’s parks and natural areas. The Art of Living volunteers have a commitment and work diligently to beautify the City’s green spaces of including Shelby Park, Birch wood Park and Meadowvale Conservation. To date we have planted over 5000 trees in partnership with the City of Mississauga’s Naturalization Program.
The Art of Living Richmond Hill Chapter is making positive environmental changes at Hunter’s Point Wildlife Park.Art of Living volunteers are caring for the native wildflower gardens and trees by removing unwanted and invasive species, and planting native wildflowers to attract valuable pollinators.
When the volunteers were asked why they do it, they said knowing that our hard work benefits the environment and improves the integrity of the community brings us great joy and satisfaction.
Don’t Be a Litterbug Campaign
Supporting our communities to care for the environment is just one of the many ways Art of Living volunteers rally together to clean and green.Once again, the Mississauga Chapter receives the Certificate of Recognition for its two year commitment to the Don’t Be a Litterbug Campaign.The Mayor commends the Art of Living team of volunteers for “...setting a great example for local groups to follow”.