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Serve our Community in Honor of Martin Luther King Day

Sun, January 17 at 10:00 am12:00 pm

ONE BLOCK is a non-profit, formed this summer in response to the massive cuts to the Department of Sanitation budget. Upper West Side residents commit to clean their block or side streets 1 or 2 days a week, and there are weekly group cleanups as well. Through donations, ONE BLOCK also pays for 3 ACE Programs for the Homeless employees to clean Amsterdam, Broadway, and Columbus Avenue 5 days a week.
DETAILS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
  • Warmly dressed volunteers should meet outside Ansche Chesed (251 West 100th Street) at 10am.
  • Jake Russell and Ann Cutbill Lenane, founders of ONE BLOCK, will give out bags, gloves, and ONE BLOCK baseball hats.
  • If you’d like to bring a garbage grabber, you can buy one at your local hardware store or on Amazon.
  • Children are welcome to help, but they must be carefully supervised.
  • Bringing your dog is not a good idea for a variety of reasons.
  • You will bag as much garbage as you can (not twigs or leaves) and place it next to the existing trash bins.
  • You will be asked to clean approximately 3 to 4 blocks between West End Avenue and Amsterdam, between 96th Street and 110th Street.
  • Feel free to take pictures and videos, and make sure to tag #OneBlockUWS.
  • YOU NEED TO SIGN UP ON THE LINK BELOW.
  • PLEASE DO NOT reserve a spot for children under 15, they are welcome to come, but the sign up sheet is only for volunteers ages 15 and older.

Details

Date:
Sun, January 17
Time:
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
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Website:
http://volunteersignup.org/3DWK8