Volunteer Day Seeks Project Sites


One of Lakewood’s enduring traditions is Volunteer Day, where residents of all ages help their neighbors in need and make the community a better place. The Volunteer Day program is looking for project sites for its Saturday, April 14, 2018 cleanup and fix-up event. More than 500 volunteers will fan out on that day to locations throughout Lakewood to donate a morning’s work to help their neighbors in need. Teams of volunteers from scout troops, schools, clubs, businesses, organizations and religious congregations will assist residents who are unable to maintain their properties themselves. Recipients of Volunteer Day aid can be seniors or persons of any age who, because of a disability or limited means, need some neighborly help to make their Lakewood yard or home exterior a little nicer. Work can include gardening, yard cleanup or minor painting. The proposed project sites are reviewed by city staff for eligibility and suitability. Those whoe could or know someone who may benefit from a Volunteer Day project and meet the selection criteria cango to lakewoodcity.org/volunteerdaysite or call the Burns Community Center at 562-925-7512.


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