Brockville – The Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau is accepting pre-sale orders until May 10th for a Truckload Rain Barrel Sale scheduled for Friday, May 18th, at the Employment and Education Centre, 105 Strowger Blvd., Brockville, from 8 am to 12 pm.
Funds raised will support Volunteer Centre programs and initiatives which facilitate volunteer engagement in the community. Cost of the main size of rain barrow, 220 litre / 55 gallon is $55. Check out the web-site for other sizes and prices: https://rainbarrel.ca/leedsgrenville/
Rain barrels capture and store rain water collected from roofs through downspouts. They provide chlorine-free and fluoride-free water which is ideal for flowers, vegetables, lawns, shrubs and trees. Collected water has a number of other uses including washing cars, cleaning floors, laundry and more. These many uses can provide cost savings and conservation opportunities for every homeowner, especially those who pay to have water trucked in, use a well or have a water meter installed.
Purchasers have a choice of colours and each rain barrel available through The Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau comes equipped with all the parts you need to set up your barrel. Different sizes available including larger farm sized drums. These environmentally friendly products were once used to transport fruits and vegetables and have been refurbished and repurposed to offer years of reliable service as rain barrels.
Pre-sale orders are being accepted now at https://rainbarrel.ca/leedsgrenville/ or by calling 613-498-2111 Ext 374. rainFinal order date will be May 10th.
The Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau supports 30+ non-profit organizations with their volunteer programs. “We are a non-profit organization which promotes volunteerism by connecting people with opportunities to serve in the Leeds Grenville region. We provide leadership and build capacity with volunteer programs in our communities and we celebrate volunteers.”