National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
EV Display San Jose with Farmworker Caravan taking food donations to Hollister, CA
San Jose, CA
Oct 02, 2021

Day: Saturday, October 2, 2021 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 8:00 - 10:00 am PDT
Location: Emma Prusch Farm Park
647 So King Road
San Jose, CA 95116
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Electric Vehicle owners, drivers and EV curious are invited to join us for an EV display as we gather in Emma Prusch Farm Park for a big Silicon Valley media event in San Jose for the first end of the Caravan. The Electric Auto Assn of Central Coast CA will join EAA San Jose to assemble our EV display with owners answering questions about their experiences of the many benefits of driving electric. We are partnering with new neighbor friends to collect food and other non-perishable donations for the Farmworker Caravan.  Bishop Cantu of The Catholic Diocese of San Jose and Catholic Charities of San Jose will lead the caravan with the donations from San Jose, CA to Hollister, stopping along the way to visit various farms to acknowledge farmworkers as essential workers who have continued working for us to continue to have food during the pandemic. Donations will be dropped off at Sacred Heart Church, Hollister, CA where Catholic Diocese and Catholic Charities of Monterey will receive the donations to distribute to the workers. 

An optional BBQ lunch at a private estate afterwards will celebrate the efforts.  

For details: farmworkercaravan.com

WHAT:    EV displays with media coverage in San Jose as food and other non-perishables are gathered for Farmworker Caravan with an optional lunch after

WHEN:   Sat, Oct 2,  1) 8 a.m.-10:00 in San Jose; 

                                        2) 11 - 12 in Hollister; 

                                        3) 12:30-3 optional lunch - directions will be given upon paid registration at the Caravan website

WHERE:  1) Emma Prusch Farm Park, 647 So King Road, San Jose 95116

                 2) Sacred Heart Parish parking lot, 520 College St, Hollister 95023

We welcome all interested in making donations, displaying your EV and those who would like learn about the many benefits of driving electric, including available rebates that make buying an EV easier.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 6 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model S 2
Chevrolet Bolt 1
Fiat 500e 1
Tesla Model 3 1
4 Models 5

Registered attendees report 246,867 electric miles driven.

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Plugin America
Electric Auto Association
Sierra Club
EVHybridNoire

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All NDEW 2022 sponsors support Plug In America's coordination of National Drive Electric Week.

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