Volunteer Day USA

Wednesday September 1, 2021

On August 23rd 2021, The Quartz Corp hosted its annual Volunteer Impact Day.  80 employees spent the day volunteering their time and resources throughout Avery, Mitchell, and Yancey counties.  Each year The Quartz Corp partners with school districts, non-profits, and community members to address needs within the region.  This video exemplifies our values in action and what it means to give where we live. 

Projects for 2021 included: 

  1. Bakersville Creek Walk: Renovation of the picnic area, installation of a drainage system for the playground, and grounds keeping. 
  2. Riverside Elementary and Banner Elk Elementary: Vegetable Garden beds built and installed for local school programs. 
  3. East Yancey Middle School: Groundskeeping and a new student seating area. 4. Shepard’s Staff: Entrance deck replacement.
  4. W.A.M.Y.: Multiple home repairs including deck replacements and grounds keeping for the elderly. 
  5. Hospice and Home Care of the Blue Ridge: Heating installation for elderly.

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