Terms of Participation

By registering as a volunteer with Community Fruit Rescue and attending events that we sponsor, you are agreeing to the following terms of participation:

  • The mission of Community Fruit Rescue is to reduce hunger, build community and promote sustainable living. I will conduct myself in a manner consistent with that mission while attending Community Fruit Rescue sponsored events.
  • I will cancel my roster spot if, after signing up for a harvest, I find that I am unable to attend.
  • I will be punctual in arriving at harvests. Instructions are given by the harvest leader when the harvest is scheduled to start. Harvests typically last just an hour and a half
  • I will not smoke at harvests.
  • I will not bring alcohol to harvests.
  • I will not bring glass containers to harvests.
  • I understand that harvests are conducted on private property that the owner has granted Community Fruit Rescue permission to enter and harvest. I will conduct myself in a manner that is respectful of the owner's property at all times.
  • I will be respectful of other participants at harvests.
  • I will listen to, and follow the rules of, the orientation about the harvest given by the harvest leader.
  • I will follow all directions given to me by the harvest leader or designated assistants.

Release Agreement

To: Community Fruit Rescue and their volunteers, employees, guides, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (all of whom are hereinafter collectively referred to as "CFR")


I recognize and acknowledge that there are inherent risks and hazards involved in participating as a volunteer with CFR, including but not limited to: Falling from a tree, falling off a ladder, being poked in the eye by a tree branch, having fruit or branches fall on your body, allergic reaction to an insect bite, damage to another person's property, and damage as a result of negligence on the part of CFR, including the failure by CFR to take reasonable steps to safeguard or protect me from the risks, dangers and hazards of fruit harvesting activities. I agree to assume all such risks and hazards and bear all costs of medical attention.


Furthermore, I hereby agree to hold harmless and indemnify CFR from any and all liability for any property damage or personal injury to any third party resulting from my participation in a CFR event.


I, acting as parent, natural guardian, or a person authorized by the parent or natural guardian, have read the Agreement, understand and consent to its terms on behalf of myself and on behalf of the minors for whom I am responsible, and agree to indemnify and save and hold harmless CFR from any loss, liability, damage, or cost that they may incur because of any defect in or lack of capacity to act on behalf of the minors in executing this Agreement.


Finally, I grant CFR my permission to use any and all photographs, images, video, or audio recordings of me, my likeness, and my voice made by CFR in connection with my participation in a CFR event. I understand that I am not entitled to any compensation or payment for their use.


This Release Agreement shall be effective and binding upon my heirs, next of kin, executors, administrators, assigns and representatives, in the event of my death or incapacity. I confirm that I have read and understood this Release Agreement prior to signing it, and I am aware that by signing below I am waiving certain legal rights which I or my heirs, next of kin, executors, administrators, assigns and representatives may have against CFR.