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  Project Description Position Location Time Slot Positions Available
Anacostia Park Mission: The National Park Service preserves the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world. Project Description: Volunteers will be engaged in the second day of a full-scale clean up and revitalization of Anacostia Park. On Saturday, Volunteers will beautify the Anacostia riverside by clearing away trash and debris and cutting back invasive brush. Volunteers will also paint the Anacostia Park roller rink. Community Impact: Anacostia Park will serve as a more welcoming and appealing space for recreational activities and appreciation of the outdoors. Previously under-utilized, this park will now be a wonderful outdoor space for the community to use and enjoy. Issue Area: Environment Minimum Age: 12 Address: 1900 Anacostia Rd. SE Washington, DC Metro: Anacostia, 0.2 mi Parking: Lot AnacostiaPark 1900 Anacostia Drive. SE Washington, DC Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM4
Arcadia Farm Mission: Arcadia’s mission is to promote the health of the eater, advance the economic viability of the farmer and support stewardship of the environment by creating a better, more sustainable local food system. Project Description: Volunteers will provide Arcadia Farm with much needed picnic tables that provide seating and workspace for students who visit the farm on field trips. In addition, volunteers will help with spring farm work, including weeding, planting, etc. Community Impact: Arcadia Farm will be better equipped to serve as an educational center for students all over the DC, MD, and VA region who visit the farm on field trips to learn about agriculture, the environment, and food. Issue Area: Environment Minimum Age: 12 Address: 9000 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22309 Metro: no metro access Parking: parking lot Arcadia Farm 9000 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22309 Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM3
Arlington County Parks: Tuckahoe Park Mission: The Department of Parks and Recreation promotes wellness and vitality through dynamic programs and attractive public spaces. Project Description: Volunteers will work with regional naturalists in removing invasive plant species from the park. Community Impact: Removal of invasive plant species will encourage growth of native plant populations. Issue Area: Environment Minimum Age: 12 Address: 2400 North Sycamore St, Arlington, VA 22213 Metro: East Falls Church Metro, .5 miles away Parking: parking available Arlington County Parks: Tuckahoe Park 2400 North Sycamore St, Arlington, VA 22213 Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM1
Banneker Recreation Center Mission: The mission of the Department of Parks and Recreation is to enhance the quality of life and wellness of DC residents and visitors by providing equal access to affordable and quality recreational services, by organizing programs, activities and events, and by building and maintaining safe and beautiful open spaces and recreational amenities. Project Description: Volunteers will remove dead foliage and weeds from outdoor area and prune bushes. Community Impact: A clean and refreshing outdoor space will inspire the residents to make use of the recreation center for outdoor activities. Issue Area: Environment Minimum Age: 12 Address: Banneker Recreation Center 2500 Georgia Ave., NW Metro: U Street Metro, .6 miles Parking: no Banneker Recreation Center Banneker Recreation Center 2500 Georgia Ave., NW Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM3
Burrville Elementary School Mission: Burrville’s mission is to build a world-class school and to provide academic programs that are challenging, motivating, resourceful and grade appropriate. Burrville will be relentless in making sure every child works towards his or her maximum potential. Our environment will exemplify excellence, responsibility and collaboration. Burrville will foster intellectual, social and technological skills through exemplary teaching, high quality professional development, structured learning experiences and parent support. Project Description: Volunteers will organize classrooms, landscape the grounds and paint playground line games. Community Impact: Students, parents and teachers at Burrville will benefit from a warmer and cleaner environment in which to excel. New playground games will encourage students to be physically active, newly organized classrooms will help teachers keep orderly environments and flower bulbs planted around the grounds will create an attractive environment. Issue Area: Education Minimum Age: 12 Address: 801 Division Ave NE, Washington, DC Metro: Deanwood Metro, 1.1 miles away Parking: parking lot and street parking available Burrville Elementary School 801 Division Ave NE, Washington, DC Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM2
Capitol View Library Mission: The District of Colombia Public Library is a vibrant center of activity for residents and visitors in the nation’s capital. The library provides an environment that invites reading, learning, community discussion and equips people to learn all their lives, to embrace diversity and to build a thriving city. We are proud to be a recognized force in the community for engaging the mind, expanding opportunities and elevating the quality of life. Project Description: Volunteers will landscape, plant flower bulbs and build a bench. Community Impact: Improved grounds will make the library more conspicuous and attract more residents to utilize its services. Issue Area: Education Minimum Age: 16 Address: 5001 Central Ave SE, Washington, DC Metro: Benning Road Metro, .5 miles away Parking: limited parking lot space and street parking available Capitol View Library 5001 Central Ave SE, Washington, DC Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM8
City Blossoms- Urban Village Mission: City Blossoms is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to working with schools, neighborhood groups, community centers and other organizations to create spaces for children to use their creativity and combined strength and skills to learn how to grow and maintain fantastic yet functioning gardens. Project Description: Volunteers will contribute to a garden "wakeup", doing tasks such as weeding, pruning, adding soil amendments, planting, painting, making minor repairs, and more! Community Impact: City Blossoms and Urban Village Apartments will benefit from the effort put in to this garden, enabling its survival and establishment as a community space in the neighborhood. Issue Area: Environment Minimum Age: 12 Address: 3403 16th Street NW Washington, DC 20010 Metro: Columbia Heights, .5 mi Parking: Street & Lot City Blossoms- Urban Village 3403 16th Street NW Washington, DC 20010 (Metro: Columbia Heights, .5 mi) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM2
Cleveland Elementary School Mission: The mission of Cleveland Elementary School is to build the foundation to enable each student to successfully compete and stand on his or her own wherever they go. Project Description: Volunteers will landscape, repaint playground games and build picnic tables. Community Impact: Newly landscaped grounds will create a safer environment for students and will help reduce damage caused by water erosion on campus, newly painted playground games will encourage students to become physically active and added picnic tables will provide space to relax. Issue Area: Education Minimum Age: 12 Address: 1825 8th St NW, Washington, DC Metro: Shaw-Howard U Metro, .1 mile away Parking: parking lot and street parking available Cleveland Elementary School 1825 8th St NW, Washington, DC (metro: Shaw-Howard U Metro, .1 mile away) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM1
Community Vision Program Mission: To pursue social justice with an emphasis on identifying and meeting the needs of the poor by leading and engaging Montgomery County's faith communities in SERVICE, EDUCATION, and ADVOCACY. Project Description: Volunteers will clean client areas, including the women's shower room, bath rooms, and Men’s shower room. Organization will take place in the kitchen storage area with staff assistance. A computer room will receive a fresh coat of paint. Volunteers will also freshen up some outdoor areas with mulch and bulbs. Community Impact: A deep cleaning will improve client areas and give them the opportunity to better utilize spaces. Issue Area: Homelessness Minimum Age: 18 Address: 8210 Dixon Avenue, Silver Spring Metro: Silver Spring .5 Parking: yes Community Vision Program 8210 Dixon Avenue, Silver Spring (metro: Silver Spring, .5 mile) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM2
DC Habitat for Humanity: Ivy City Cleanup Mission: Simply stated, our mission is to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness in the nation's capital by building affordable, energy- and resource-efficient homes for people in need. Project Description: Join DC Habitat for Humanity in a neighborhood cleanup around their building sites in the Ivy City neighborhood of Northeast DC. Community Impact: Blight is a serious issue in many areas in Northeast DC. The Ivy City neighborhood is working to overcome its history of crime and bring neighbors closer together. Through neighborhood cleanup projects, we hope to beautify this up-and-coming neighborhood. Issue Area: Homelessness Minimum Age: 16 Address: 1853 Central Place NE, DC Metro: no metro access Parking: none available DC Habitat for Humanity: Ivy City Cleanup 1853 Central Place NE, DC (no metro access) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM6
Eagle Academy Public Charter School Mission: Eagle Academy Public Charter School’s mission is to build the foundation for a promising future for all students in a rich, robust learning environment that fosters creativity, problem solving abilities and emphasizes cognitive, social and emotional growth by engaging children as active learners. Project Description: Volunteers will paint, clean, organize and landscape. Community Impact: Improved facilities will provide children with a better environment in which to learn and achieve. Issue Area: Education Minimum Age: 18 Address: 770 M St SE, Washington, DC Metro: Eastern Market Metro, .5 miles away Parking: street parking available Eagle Academy Public Charter School 770 M St SE, Washington, DC (Metro: Eastern Market Metro, .5 miles away) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM9
Emergence Community Arts Collective Mission: The mission of the Emergence Community Arts Collective is to empower the human spirit through social activities, traditional arts classes, support groups and educational seminars. Project Description: Volunteers will help create visibility of services for ECAC and clean-up Georgia Avenue Community Impact: Emergence Community Arts Collective will help support community events and residents with the added visibility and will also instill a sense of pride within the surrounding community Issue Area: Education Minimum Age: 16 Address: 733 Euclid St. NW Metro: Shaw/Howard (0.8 mi) Parking: Street Emergence Community Arts Collective 733 Euclid St. NW (Metro: Shaw/Howard, 0.8 mi) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM2
Emmaus Services for the Aging Mission: Emmaus Services for the Aging is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that reaches out to build trust with seniors to provide support, advocacy, and services that help them remain active, respected, independent, and vital members of their community. Project Description: Emmaus conducts grocery deliveries throughout the month, whenever volunteers are available. Low food security (uncertainty about the source of his/her next meal) is a harsh reality for low-income seniors in the District. Emmaus needs volunteers throughout the month to stay ahead of this unfortunate trend in older adults. Community Impact: The project will help seniors in Ward 2 lead healthy, productive lives and continue to be active citizens within their communities. Issue Area: Seniors/Hunger Minimum Age: 16 Address: 1426 9th Street NW, DC Metro: Mt. Vernon Square Metro (0.4 miles) Parking: street parking Emmaus Services for the Aging 1426 9th Street NW, DC (Metro: Mt. Vernon Square Metro, 0.4 miles) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM4
Fort DuPont Park Mission: The National Park Service preserves natural and cultural resources for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world. Project Description: Volunteers will be involved in a large scale restoration of public picnic areas and community gardens. Areas need removal of brush, branches, and trash, mulching of trees and painting of signage. Community Impact: As one of the region's largest parks, Fort DuPont will now also be able to accommodate families and community members who wish to utilize its beautiful and secluded outdoor areas for picnics and more. Issue Area: Environment Minimum Age: 12 Address: 3600 F St S.E. Washington, DC 20019 Metro: Benning Rd., 1.2 mi Parking: Lot Fort DuPont Park 3600 F St S.E. Washington, DC 20019 (Metro: Benning Rd., 1.2 mi) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM33
Fort Mahan Park Mission: The National Park Service preserves natural and cultural resources for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world. Project Description: Volunteers will clean up and revitalize this important urban & historic park by weeding and mulching around its many trees and plants. Community Impact: Fort Mahan Park will be a more beautiful and usable space for the surrounding communities. Issue Area: Environment Minimum Age: 12 Address: 42nd St SE & Grant St SE, DC Metro: Minnesota Ave, .2 miles Parking: street Fort Mahan Park 42nd St SE & Grant St SE, DC (Metro: Minnesota Ave, .2 miles) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM13
Fort Stanton Park Civic Association, Senior Park and Garden Mission: The Fort Stanton Civic Association exists to bring residents in the neighborhood together in unity and address community needs. The Fort Stanton neighborhood is comprised of Suitland Parkway to the south, 16th St to the East, Morris Rd/Erie St to the North and 18th Pl to the West. Fort Stanton Civic Association is the first civic association in the city to own a city park. Events are spearheaded by its president Ms. Addie Cooke Project Description: Volunteers will landscape, paint and clean around the grounds of the Senior Park and Garden. Community Impact: Servathon volunteers will enhance the appearance and functionality of the Senior Garden. Community members will continue to keep up the park’s appearance and functionality Issue Area: Environment/Seniors Minimum Age: 18 Address: 17th Pl. SE & Frankford St. SE Washington, DC 20020 Metro: Anacostia, 1.2 miles Parking: Street Fort Stanton Park Civic Association, Senior Park and Garden 17th Pl. SE & Frankford St. SE Washington, DC 20020 (Metro: Anacostia, 1.2 miles) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM3
Frederick Douglass Historic Site Mission: The National Park Service preserves natural and cultural resources for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world. Project Description: Volunteers will revitalize the exterior of this historic site by painting the exterior fence and several hand rails, and mulching the trees along the perimeter. Community Impact: As an important historical landmark, this project will revitalize the site to attract new and more visitors and share the history and legacy of Mr. Frederick Douglass. Issue Area: Environment & Historic Preservation Minimum Age: 16 Address: 1411 W ST SE, Washington DC 20020 Metro: Anacostia, 0.7 mi Parking: Lot & Street Frederick Douglass Historic Site 1411 W ST SE, Washington DC 20020 (metro: Anacostia, 0.7 mi) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM35
Hendley Elementary School Mission: Hendley Elementary School’s goal is to help all of their students learn to think analytically and become independent, well rounded individuals. Project Description: Volunteers will plant flower bulbs, repaint a parking lot and paint playground line games. Community Impact: New playground games will encourage students to engage in physical activity, planting flower bulbs will improve the overall appearance of the school and a newly painted parking lot will make the area safer for children. Issue Area: Education Minimum Age: 12 Address: 425 Chesapeake St SE, Washington, DC Metro: no metro access Parking: street parking only, school parking lot will be painted during project Hendley Elementary School 425 Chesapeake St SE, Washington, DC (no metro access) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM1
Kingman Park Rosedale Community Garden Mission: The Kingman Park Community Garden was established to provide the Kingman Park and Rosedale Community in Northeast Washington, D.C. a location for gardening, learning about gardening, and enriching the community. What was once an empty lot, overgrown with weeds, is now a thriving garden where neighbors can come together. Project Description: Volunteers will help prepare this community garden for spring planting. Picnic tables and raised bed gardens will be built, and the grounds will be weeded and cleaned. Community Impact: This project will enable the Kingman Park Rosedale Community Garden to become a treasured gathering space for neighbors and will increase its growing capacity to feed residents. Issue Area: Environment Minimum Age: 6 Address: Interior block among 20th, 21st, D, and E Streets NE (can be accessed on D, E, or 20th Streets) Metro: Stadium Armory 0.7 mi Parking: yes - street Kingman Park Rosedale Community Garden Interior block among 20th, 21st, D, and E Streets NE (can be accessed on D, E, or 20th Streets) (metro: Stadium Armory 0.7 mi) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM7
Lands and Waters: Daniel’s Run Mission: Lands and Waters is a grassroots non-profit organization dedicated to watershed protection and education. Project Description: Volunteers will landscape and remove invasive plant species from the area. Community Impact: Volunteers will free up space for community use and encourage population growth among native plant species. Issue Area: Environment Minimum Age: 12 Address: 3705 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA 22030 Metro: no metro access Parking: parking available Lands and Waters: Daniel’s Run 3705 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA 22030 (no metro access) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM8
Magruder Park Mission: Magruder Park is located just north of the Northwest Branch of the Anacostia River in Hyattsville, MD. It offers baseball, football and soccer fields as well as a volleyball pit, jungle gyms and a walking path that winds around the fields and forest. The park's lighted fields provide safety and accessibility during the evening hours. Project Description: Volunteers will save native plants in a popular urban park including Aster, Blackberry, Pokeberry, Tulip Popular, Sweetgum, Sycamore, Skunk Cabbage, American Grape, American Beech, and Silver Maple. Community Impact: An increase in native species in this popular urban park will restore its natural biodiversity and ensure it is a healthy, thriving place for the community to enjoy. Issue Area: Environment Minimum Age: 12 Address: Hamilton St. & 40th Ave Hyattsville, MD 20781 Metro: Hyattsville, 1.1 mi Parking: Lot Magruder Park Hamilton St. & 40th Ave Hyattsville, MD 20781 (metro: Hyattsville, 1.1 mi) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM27
Manna Food Mission: Manna Food Center, a nonprofit organization, strives to eliminate hunger in Montgomery County through food distribution, education, and advocacy. Project Description: Volunteers will participate in renovating client served areas with a fresh coat of paint as well as clean delivery trucks that serve the community. Community Impact: Newly painted client rooms and conference room will provide a more professional space for clientele. Washing and prepping delivery vehicles that serve the community will improve the image of the organization. Issue Area: Hunger Minimum Age: 16 Address: 9311 Gaither Road Gaithersburg MD Metro: no metro access Parking: yes Manna Food 9311 Gaither Road Gaithersburg MD (no metro) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM2
Metro TeenAIDS Mission: Metro TeenAIDS is a community health organization dedicated to supporting young people in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Through education, support, and advocacy, MTA works to prevent the spread of HIV, promote responsible decision making, and improve the quality of life for young people infected with, or affected by, HIV/AIDS. Project Description: Volunteers will assist with a major renovation project happening at a new Metro TeenAIDS facility. Projects may include removing flooring and preparing for installing new flooring, removing exterior vines, landscaping outdoors, sorting materials, and cleaning. Community Impact: This project will contribute to a large-scale, multi-phased renovation of a building which will expand Metro TeenAIDS' capacity to serve its target communities. Issue Area: Health & Youth Minimum Age: 16 Address: 450 M St NW Metro: Mt. Vernon Square, 0.2 Mi Parking: Street Metro TeenAIDS 450 M St NW (metro: Mt. Vernon Square, 0.2 Mi) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM1
National Park Service- National Mall Mission: The National Park Service preserves the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world. Project Description: Volunteers will help to preserve and beautify an important and historic landmark in the Nation's Capital by conducting ground maintenance on a National Mall site. Community Impact: The National Mall will be a more beautiful and welcoming space for its millions of visitors annually. Issue Area: Environment Minimum Age: 14 Address: Smithsonian Metro Station (Meet at the metro station at the Mall exit) Metro: Smithsonian Metro Parking: Street National Park Service- National Mall Smithsonian Metro Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM3
New Community for Children Mission: New Community for Children provides underserved children and families in Washington, DC with before school, after school, and summer programs that help them strengthen their academic skills as well as foster the self-confidence and creativity needed to realize their fullest-potential. Project Description: Volunteers will landscape, clean and organize facilities at The New Community for Children. Community Impact: Improved grounds at The New Community for Children will provide a warm and encouraging environment for youth to learn and apply themselves and staff will be more efficient in their positions with clean and organized classrooms. Issue Area: Education Minimum Age: 12 Address: 1722 6th St NW, DC Metro: Shaw-Howard U Metro, .2 miles away Parking: parking lot and street parking available New Community for Children 1722 6th St NW, DC (metro: Shaw-Howard U Metro, .2 miles away) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM1
New Samaritan Baptist Church/Samaricorp Mission: SamariCorp Community Development Corporation was established in 2004 by the New Samaritan Baptist Church (NSBC) of Washington, DC as a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization designed to enhance and expand outreach services in the immediate community surrounding New Samaritan, and throughout the District, the Washington Metropolitan area and beyond. Project Description: Volunteers will help Samaricorp prepare an unused building for classes and events that will provide services to the community. Community Impact: This work will enable Samaricorp to utilize new space for community programming, which will in turn increase the level of education services available to the community. Issue Area: Education Minimum Age: 18 Address: 1108 Florida Ave NE, DC Metro: New York Ave 0.9 mi Parking: parking lot and street parking available New Samaritan Baptist Church/Samaricorp 1108 Florida Ave NE, DC Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM4
Ophelia Egypt Center Mission: Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington DC (PPMW) has been providing high-quality, affordable healthcare to women, men, and teens in the Metropolitan Washington DC area for more than 70 years. Our experienced and caring medical staff give each client honest information and personal attention. Project Description: Volunteers will help to organize and rearrange the Ophelia Egypt Program Center after the center lost approximately half of its space earlier this year. With the guidance of program center staff, volunteers will sort through pamphlets, supplies and other materials. Volunteers will also paint dividers that break up the space and clean windows. Community Impact: The Ophelia Egypt Program Center promotes overall wellness for young people around the Washington, D.C. area. Volunteers will help support that mission by making the space more welcoming and will raise its profile as a community anchor. Issue Area: Health/Education Minimum Age: 16 Address: 3933 Minnesota Ave NE, DC Metro: Minnesota Ave Metro, .3 miles Parking: parking lot Ophelia Egypt Center 3933 Minnesota Ave NE, DC (Metro: Minnesota Ave Metro, .3 miles) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM6
Oxon Cove Park/Oxon Hill Farm Mission: The diverse history of Maryland and our national heritage can be experienced at Oxon Cove Park. Through hands on activities, living history programs, and more, you can experience farm life and how it has changed over time. Explore how the park evolved from a plantation home during the War of 1812, to a hospital farm, to the park you can visit today. Project Description: Volunteers will contribute to the beautification of the Oxon Hill Farm Trail, a several mile long trail hugging Oxon Cove. Community Impact: Oxon Hill Farm and Oxon Cove Park will enjoy a more beautiful, restored habitat for wildlife and visitors to the park and farm. Issue Area Environment Minimum Age: 12 Address: 6411 Oxon Hill Rd. Oxon Hill, Maryland 20745 Parking: yes Oxon Cove Park/Oxon Hill Farm 6411 Oxon Hill Rd. Oxon Hill, Maryland 20745 (no metro access) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM87
Sasha Bruce Youthwork: Emergency Home Mission: The mission of the Sasha Bruce Youthwork is to improve the lives of runaway, homeless, abused, neglected and at-risk youth and their families in the Washington area. Project Description: Volunteers will work to improve the facilities of the Sash Bruce Emergency Home. Volunteers will paint and build picnic tables. Community Impact: The Sasha Bruce Emergency Home will have an improved environment for their clients, who are in need of safe and encouraging surroundings, thanks to volunteer work. The improvements made by volunteers will also save the Sasha Bruce Youthwork capitol, which they will reinvest into growing their programs. Issue Area: Homelessness Minimum Age: 16 Address: 1022 Maryland Ave NE, DC Metro: Union Station Metro, .8 miles Parking: street Sasha Bruce Youthwork: Emergency Home 1022 Maryland Ave NE, DC (metro: Union Station Metro, .8 miles) 2
Sasha Bruce Youthwork: Permanent Housing Program Mission: The mission of the Sasha Bruce Youthwork is to improve the lives of runaway, homeless, abused, neglected and at-risk youth and their families in the Washington area. Project Description: Volunteers will build benches and picnic tables, landscape, plant flower bulbs and complete a general cleanup of the grounds at the Permanent Housing Program. Community Impact: New benches and picnic tables will provide a space for clients and children to play and relax. And trash-free grounds planted with flowers will create a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Issue Area: Homelessness Minimum Age: 18 Address: 1711 V St SE, Washington, DC Metro: Anacostia Metro, 1 mile away Parking: street parking available Sasha Bruce Youthwork: Permanent Housing Program 1711 V St SE, Washington, DC (Metro: Anacostia Metro, 1 mile away) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM7
Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League (SMYAL) Mission: SMYAL’s mission is to promote and support self-confident, healthy, productive lives for LGBTQ youth ages 13-21 as they journey from adolescence into adulthood. Project Description: Volunteers will paint the interior of SMYAL’s building in Capitol Hill. Community Impact: Newly painted facilities will give SMYAL an improved space in which to foster confidence and healthy practices among the youth it serves. Issue Area: Education Minimum Age: 12 Address: 410 7th St SE, Washington, DC Metro: Eastern Market Metro, .1 mile away Parking: street parking available Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League (SMYAL) 410 7th St SE, Washington, DC (metro: Eastern Market Metro, .1 mile away) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM1
Shepherd’s Park Mission: The National Park Service preserves the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world. Project Description: Volunteers will be working in a park in desperate need of clean-up. Volunteers will assist in creating a path from the road into the park, and removing a large quantity of trash and debris in the process. Volunteers will also assist in re-painting the cement blocks indicating the perimeter of the park. Community Impact: Shepherd's Park will be dramatically transformed from a site of frequent dumping of garbage and debris to a clean landscape for residents to enjoy. Issue Area: Environment Minimum Age: 16 Address: Intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Ave & Malcolm X Ave SE 20032 Metro: Congress Heights, 0.7 mi Parking: Street Shepherd’s Park Intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Ave & Malcolm X Ave SE 20032 (metro: Congress Heights, 0.7 mi) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM9
SOME- Anna Cooper House Mission: SOME (So Others Might Eat) is an interfaith, community-based organization that exists to help the poor and homeless of our nation's capital. We meet the immediate daily needs of the people we serve with food, clothing, and health care. We help break the cycle of homelessness by offering services, such as affordable housing, job training, addiction treatment, and counseling, to the poor, the elderly and individuals with mental illness. Each day, SOME is restoring hope and dignity one person at a time. In 2005, SOME launched its Affordable Housing Development Initiative to help address the District's severe shortage of affordable housing. With a goal of creating 1,000 new units of affordable housing for homeless and extremely low income families and single adults, the Initiative aims to bridge the housing gap and reduce homelessness in Washington, DC. Project Description: Volunteers will support a Healthy Living initiative by setting up for and staffing a healthy eating and fitness fair. Volunteers will also assist in beautifying an outdoor courtyard by painting fences, weeding and mulching, and building benches. Community Impact: SOME's Anna Cooper House will have a beautified outdoor space in which residents can spend time. Residents of Anna Cooper House will also be educated in fitness and healthy eating principles, and have the opportunity to improve their habits and lifestyle. Issue Area: Hunger & Homelessness Minimum Age: 18 Address: 1338 R Street NW Metro: U Street Metro Station (0.6 miles) Parking: Limited Street Parking SOME- Anna Cooper House 1338 R Street NW (Metro: U Street, 0.6 miles) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM2
SOME-Bedford House Mission: SOME (So Others Might Eat) is an interfaith, community-based organization that exists to help the poor and homeless of our nation's capital. We meet the immediate daily needs of the people we serve with food, clothing, and health care. We help break the cycle of homelessness by offering services, such as affordable housing, job training, addiction treatment, and counseling, to the poor, the elderly and individuals with mental illness. Each day, SOME is restoring hope and dignity one person at a time. In 2005, SOME launched its Affordable Housing Development Initiative to help address the District's severe shortage of affordable housing. With a goal of creating 1,000 new units of affordable housing for homeless and extremely low income families and single adults, the Initiative aims to bridge the housing gap and reduce homelessness in Washington, DC. Project Description: Volunteers will support a Healthy Living initiative by setting up for and staffing a healthy eating and fitness fair. Volunteers will assist in building a container garden, maintaining the rooftop garden and landscaping. Community Impact: Bedford Falls will have a beautified outdoor space, a functioning rooftop garden, and an informative and useful container garden. Additionally, residents of Bedford Falls will learn about healthy living and eating opportunities, and learn how to improve their lifestyle and habits.. Issue Area: Hunger & Homelessness Minimum Age: 18 Address: 350 50th Street SE Metro: Benning Road Metro Station (0.7 miles) Parking: Limited Street Parking SOME-Bedford House 350 50th Street SE (Metro: Benning Road, 0.7 miles) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM9
SOME-Chabraja House Mission: SOME (So Others Might Eat) is an interfaith, community-based organization that exists to help the poor and homeless of our nation's capital. We meet the immediate daily needs of the people we serve with food, clothing, and health care. We help break the cycle of homelessness by offering services, such as affordable housing, job training, addiction treatment, and counseling, to the poor, the elderly and individuals with mental illness. Each day, SOME is restoring hope and dignity one person at a time. In 2005, SOME launched its Affordable Housing Development Initiative to help address the District's severe shortage of affordable housing. With a goal of creating 1,000 new units of affordable housing for homeless and extremely low income families and single adults, the Initiative aims to bridge the housing gap and reduce homelessness in Washington, DC. Project Description: Volunteers will support a Healthy Living initiative by setting up for and staffing a healthy eating and fitness fair. Volunteers will also assist in building picnic tables and landscaping and beautifying outdoor areas. Community Impact: In addition to beautifying the Chabraja house and providing outdoor seating for residents, this project will allow residents to learn about good health and fitness practices and improve their lifestyles and habits. Issue Area: Hunger & Homelessness Minimum Age: 18 Address: 3828 South Capitol Street SE Metro: no Parking: Small parking lot SOME-Chabraja House 3828 South Capitol Street SE (no metro access) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM11
SOME-Jeremiah House Mission: SOME (So Others Might Eat) is an interfaith, community-based organization that exists to help the poor and homeless of our nation's capital. We meet the immediate daily needs of the people we serve with food, clothing, and health care. We help break the cycle of homelessness by offering services, such as affordable housing, job training, addiction treatment, and counseling, to the poor, the elderly and individuals with mental illness. Each day, SOME is restoring hope and dignity one person at a time. In 2005, SOME launched its Affordable Housing Development Initiative to help address the District's severe shortage of affordable housing. With a goal of creating 1,000 new units of affordable housing for homeless and extremely low income families and single adults, the Initiative aims to bridge the housing gap and reduce homelessness in Washington, DC. Project Description: Volunteers will support a Healthy Living initiative by setting up for and staffing a healthy eating and fitness fair. Volunteers will also assist in some landscaping and furniture building projects. Community Impact: Jeremiah House will have a nicer and more usable outdoor space for residents. Residents will also have the opportunity to learn about healthy living, eating, and exercise, and how to improve their lifestyle and habits. Issue Area: Hunger & Homelessness Minimum Age: 18 Address: 2 18th Street SE Metro: Stadium Armory (0.3 miles) Parking: Street parking available SOME-Jeremiah House 2 18th Street SE (Metro: Stadium Armory, 0.3 miles) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM4
SOME-Shalom House Mission: SOME (So Others Might Eat) is an interfaith, community-based organization that exists to help the poor and homeless of our nation's capital. We meet the immediate daily needs of the people we serve with food, clothing, and health care. We help break the cycle of homelessness by offering services, such as affordable housing, job training, addiction treatment, and counseling, to the poor, the elderly and individuals with mental illness. Each day, SOME is restoring hope and dignity one person at a time. In 2005, SOME launched its Affordable Housing Development Initiative to help address the District's severe shortage of affordable housing. With a goal of creating 1,000 new units of affordable housing for homeless and extremely low income families and single adults, the Initiative aims to bridge the housing gap and reduce homelessness in Washington, DC. Project Description: Volunteers will support a Healthy Living initiative by setting up for and staffing a healthy eating and fitness fair. Volunteers will also assist in a landscaping project in the front of the building, re-painting handrails, and refinishing benches. Community Impact: Clients will participate in a health fair where they will learn healthy living practices, and will also assist in landscaping and outdoor projects. Issue Area: Hunger & Homelessness Minimum Age: 18 Address: 1876 4th Street NE Metro: Rhode Island or New York Ave Metro (0.9 mi each) Parking: Street parking available SOME-Shalom House 1876 4th Street NE (Metro: Rhode Island or New York Ave Metro, 0.9 mi each) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM6
Springhill Lake Elementary School Mission: The Prince George’s County Board of Education will advance the achievement of its diverse student body through community engagement, sound policy governance, accountability, and fiscal responsibility. Project Description: Volunteers will paint and spruce up the outside of the school. Community Impact: Improved grounds will encourage students to achieve and free up faculty time to be spent on students. Issue Area: Education Minimum Age: 12 Address: 6060 Springhill Dr. Greenbelt, MD Metro: Greenbelt Parking: parking lot and street parking available Springhill Lake Elementary School 6060 Springhill Dr. Greenbelt, MD 7
The Carpenter’s Shelter Mission: The Carpenter’s Shelter provides shelter, education and advocacy for homeless individuals and families who seek sustainable independence. Project Description: Volunteers will landscape around shelter. Community Impact: Improved grounds will give the shelter a bright and positive atmosphere, which will improve clients’ experiences. Issue Area: Homelessness Minimum Age: 18 Address: 930 North Henry St, Alexandria, VA 22314 Metro: Braddock Road Metro, .6 miles away Parking: parking available The Carpenter’s Shelter 930 North Henry St, Alexandria, VA 22314 (Metro: Braddock Road Metro, .6 miles away) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM5
The Woodlawn Historic Cemetery Mission: The mission of the Woodlawn Cemetery Perpetual Care Association is the preservation of Historic Woodlawn Cemetery and the development of Historic Woodlawn Memorial Park for the purposes of teaching and celebrating the lives of our ancestors. Project Description: Volunteers will help convert Woodlawn Cemetery from an abandoned area into a safe and welcoming public space. Tasks will include landscaping and preparing dirt roads for putting down asphalt. Community Impact: Improving this space will make the surrounding area safer by replacing a large abandoned space with an attractive park for use by community members. Issue Area: Environment Minimum Age: 15 Address: 3939 Benning Rd NE, Washington, DC. When using GPS, site is best located at intersection of Benning Rd SE and C St SE, Washington, DC. Metro: Benning Road Metro Station, .3 miles away Parking: Parking available The Woodlawn Historic Cemetery 3939 Benning Rd NE, Washington, DC. When using GPS, site is best located at intersection of Benning Rd SE and C St SE, Washington, DC. (Benning Road Metro Station, .3 miles away) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM70
Thurgood Marshall Academy Charter High School Mission: Thurgood Marshall Academy, a college-prep public charter school, upholds Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall’s legacy of equal opportunity through our commitment to providing an excellent education for all students, preparing them to succeed in college, and instilling in them an understanding of democracy and the ability to advocate for themselves and others. Project Description: Volunteers will build raised bed gardens, landscape, plant cover crops and assemble a compost tumbler. Community Impact: Volunteer work will improve the capacity and efficiency of the school gardens: A new raised bed garden will increase planting space; planting cover crops will improve the nutrient content of the soil in preparation for summer planting; and a compost tumbler will reduce the waste generated by the school. Issue Area: Education Minimum Age: 18 Address: 2427 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave, SE Washington, DC Metro: Anacostia Metro, .2 miles away Parking: parking lot and street parking available Thurgood Marshall Academy Charter High School 2427 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave, SE Washington, DC (metro: Anacostia Metro, .2 miles away) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM5
Trinidad Neighborhood Association Mission: Trinidad Neighborhood Association is a community-based, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in Washington, DC’s Trinidad neighborhood. Founded in 2009, TNA works to identify and address community concerns, and to promote opportunities for economic development by engaging community stakeholders. Project Description: Servathon volunteers will help brighten up the Trinidad neighborhood through a community clean up. We will be picking up trash in the area. Community Impact: Blight is a serious issue in many areas in Northeast DC. The Trinidad Neighborhood is working to overcome its history of crime and bring neighbors closer together. Through neighborhood cleanup projects, we hope to help this up-and-coming neighborhood. Issue Area: Environment Minimum Age: 16 Address: 1310 Childress St NE, DC Metro: New York Ave, .1 mile Parking: street Trinidad Neighborhood Association 1310 Childress St NE, DC (New York Ave, .1 mile) Apr 21 2012 9:00AM - Apr 21 2012 1:00PM4






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