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Creamfields Teams Up With 10,000 Hours Foundation For Volunteer Project

This dance music festival encourages festival goers to participate in volunteer work

Creamfields

Following the success of last year’s partnership, Creamfields and the 10,000 Hours Foundation are teaming up again. This time, recruiting volunteers from their fanbase as well as giving them a crash course in volunteering. The aim is to connect festival fans with voluntary work, introducing them to local charities and initiatives, allowing them to give something back to the community.

10,000 hoursThis year’s day of volunteering will be held at a hostel for the homeless on Saturday, August 11, 2018. Halton Lodge in Runcorn provides shelter for people who have been living on the streets or are at risk of becoming homeless.

Volunteer and Earn a Ticket

Providing accommodation for 66 individuals and a program of services & activities to help people back on their feet, volunteers are a crucial part of what the service provides. With limited space available, those chosen to be a part of the event will be able to earn a ticket to the festival by giving their time to this worthy cause. Deadline for applications is Monday, August 6, 2018. Apply online here.

Volunteer Day Activities

One of this year’s performers, Yousef, is the first confirmed volunteer for 2018. He will be joining the team to help out with the volunteer work. The day will also introduce 20 Creamfields fans to volunteering. This includes an introduction to volunteer work, followed by a chance to gain experience working in the kitchen, gardening, assisting with an array of holistic and mindfulness classes, and teaching residents production skills in the on-site music studio.

About the 10,000 Hours Foundation

The 10,000 Hours Foundation promotes and organizes voluntary work in partnership with electronic music festivals. Its aim is to connect music lovers with local causes. Since 2010, the foundation has organized over 50,000 hours of voluntary work supporting the homeless, elderly, local communities, and the environment. For more information please visit their website.

About Creamfields 2018

Creamfields takes place in Daresbury, Cheshire, UK from Thursday, August 23, to Sunday, August 26, 2018. A limited number of tickets remain. Furthermore, this festival is one of the biggest of the outdoor music festivals. For more excitement about this years edition read about the new additions to stage design.

Connect with the Event Organizers

Creamfields

10,000 Hours Foundation

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Lorna Murphy
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Irish. Girl Boss. Ibiza lover. “Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.”