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2014: Terrapin Foundation & Gathering of the Vibes Food Drive

Posted on Jul 16, 2014

2014: Terrapin Foundation & Gathering of the Vibes Food Drive

Gathering of the Vibes Non-Perishable Food, Personal Hygiene Products, and Clothing Drive 2014 marked another epic response to our call for donations from the VibeTribe.  Over the course of the weekend, festival attendees brought in a total of 8,575 lbs. of donations (8,051 lbs. of food and personal hygiene products and 524 lbs of new or gently used clothing.) In addition to this, food vendors and Gathering of the Vibes chipped in an additional 600 lbs. of non-perishable food and perishable...

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July 2014: Remington Beach Cleanup at Seaside Park, Bridgeport CT

Posted on Jul 15, 2014

July 2014: Remington Beach Cleanup at Seaside Park, Bridgeport CT

Calling All Volunteers! For the fourth year in a row, the Terrapin Foundation held our annual beach clean up day at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, CT. With the help of our dedicated volunteers, we cleaned up the beach area along Soundview Drive, loading dozens of garbage bags with glass, plastic bags, beer cans, and we even found a tire. Keeping our neighborhoods and our environment clean and safe is an important part of the Foundation’s mission. According to the EPA marine debris has a negative...

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2012: Terrapin Foundation & GOTV Food Drive Poster Contest!

Posted on Jul 14, 2012

2012: Terrapin Foundation & GOTV Food Drive Poster Contest!

Congratulations to Rebecca Rouse for winning the 2012 poster contest for the Terrapin Foundation & Gathering of the Vibes Non-Perishable Food, Personal Hygiene Product and Clothing Drive. Rebecca’s poster received the most votes amongst the eight finalists and the most votes overall. Every person that donated at least 20 items towards the Food Drive (except Ramen – 5 Ramen packets counted as 1) received a high-quality print of this poster, as well as our undying gratitude. Please...

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July 2011: New Splash Pad for Kids Donated to Luis Marin Park in Bridgeport, CT

Posted on Dec 31, 2011

July 2011: New Splash Pad for Kids Donated to Luis Marin Park in Bridgeport, CT

Today there is a new addition to Luis Marin Park in Bridgeport to help people cool down on hot summer days. A new splash pad was unveiled at the park, courtesy of The Terrapin Foundation and Gathering of the Vibes. The children running around and dodging sprays of water with smiles on their faces on the east side of Bridgeport prove the splash pad is creating a fun vibe in the park. “It’s not easy to host the Vibes in one way. We have the greatest park in the world maybe, but for a...

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