The unofficial National Day of Doing Good is later this month and University City is seeking volunteers to come together on Saturday, October 22 and improve the lives of others.
Make a Difference Day is the largest national day of community service - a celebration of neighbors helping neighbors.
University City is coordinating some city-wide volunteer efforts and is hoping for a big volunteer turnout. The service projects include; cleaning up Olive Boulevard, the River des Peres, alleys, and assisting with parks projects. Hundreds of communities and thousands of volunteers around the U.S. are expected to participate in this National Day of service.
Saturday, October 22, 2011
This year, several projects will occur in University City:
- River Des Peres Clean-up
- Olive Boulevard Clean-up
- Alley Clean-up
- Park project* (* denotes family-friendly activities)
Volunteers should gather at 8:00am at Heman Park, 7210 Olive Boulevard for orientation and refreshments. Service activities will last from 8:30am—12:30pm.
To volunteer for an event Contact Laura Zacher with the University City Department of Community Development at (314) 505-8522.