SnowCare for Troops InfoGraphic
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- 35mph - Windspeeds greater than 35mph are a factor for Blizzards.
- 63" - The record one-day snowfall in the United States was 63 inches in Georgetown Colorado.
- 119.7" - Most Snowfalls in cities with over 100,000 residents was 199.7 in. in Worcester Mass.
- 169 - The number of registered SnowCare for Troops volunteers is Michigan with 169.
- 181 - The total snowfall accumulation recorded in Michigan in 2014-2015.
- 1,300 - SnowCare for Troops has currently more than 1,300 registered volunteer contractors
- 1862 - The Year the first snow plow was pulled by horses.
- 4,500 - Number of military families and wounded or disabled veterans that have registered for SnowCare for Troops.
Spring Touch Volunteers with SnowCare for Troops
What is the SnowCare for Troops Program?
Project EverGreen’s SnowCare for Troops is a nationwide outreach program to provide snow and ice removal services for post-9/11 military service members that are actively serving in the military, or have returned with a service connected disability.
When Should I Register to Participate in SnowCare for Troops?
Apply immediately because winter is almost here and space is available, but limited. Spring Touch Lawn & Pest Control will provide complementary service to three families per year.
How Can Military Families Interested in Participating Register for the Program?
Families may register online at the Project EverGreen website at www.projectevergreen.org/scft or by calling 888/611-2955.
What is Project EverGreen?
Project EverGreen is a national non-profit organization representing green industry service providers, associations, suppliers, distributors and individuals. Project EverGreen’s mission is to preserve and enhance green space in our communities for today and future generations.
Why is Project EverGreen involved in SnowCare for Troops?
Because many lawn and landscape contractors provide snow removal services in the off-season, it was a natural progression to begin this service and enhance Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops program.
What Other Types of Programs does Project EverGreen Sponsor?
Project EverGreen currently sponsors programs through its GreenCare for Troops and Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.™ For more information please visit www.projectevergreen.org.