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  Project Description Position Location Time Slot Positions Available
Argyle Middle School Sub-Category: Schools Mission: Argyle Magnet School for Digital Design and Development offers students a rigorous academic program focused on the development and application of information technology. All students will take a comprehensive technology course each year, meeting national technology standards. Students have the option of taking high school level technology courses specializing in programming and web development. Project Description: Volunteers will be completing a variety of landscaping projects and some minor painting at this Montgomery Middle School. Project Impact: As school budgets are lessened, many facilities projects are cut to keep funding for more student programs. Having volunteers to complete this work is hugely critical in keeping the schools safe, clean and friendly learning environments! Project Address: 2400 Bel Pre Road, Silver Spring, MD Metro: This project is not Metro accessible. (Wheaton 3.5 Miles) Parking: Yes. Minimum Age: 6+ Argyle Middle School 2400 Bel Pre Road, Silver Spring, MD (Metro: Wheaton 3.5 miles) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM4
Blair House Sub-Category: Hunger/Homelessness Mission: The Blair House Transitional Program provides 24-hour residential services to homeless men who are ready to make a change in their lives. Services include substance abuse counseling, case management, employment and housing placement assistance, and meals. The program is designed to help the men move to independence and self-sufficiency. Project Description: Volunteers will be participating in a variety of landscaping projects as well both exterior and interior painting projects. Project Impact: The long term impact is tied to the hope that comes from not only seeing some fresh paint but in knowing that a loarge group of people took the time to care enough about their home to make it a better and brighter place. Project Address: 635 I Street, NE Washington, DC Metro: Union Station Parking Availability: Yes Minimum Age: 18+ Blair House 635 I Street, NE Washington, DC (Metro: Union Station) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM7
Boys and Girls Club Clubhouse #14 Sub-Category: Children/Youth Mission: The mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington is to help boys and girls of all backgrounds: build confidence, develop character and acquire the skills needed to become productive, civic-minded, responsible adults. Project Description: Volunteers will help to brighten the Boys and Girls Club facility by painting the doors and the meeting room inside. Outside, volunteers will mulch and plant flowers in planter boxes. Volunteers will also help to reorganize the supply closet. Project Impact: The Boys and Girls Club will be able to attract and maintain more students in their out of school programs which will benefit the community by providing activities to children/youth who would otherwise have no supervision or place to go after school. Project Address: 4103 Benning Road NE WDC Metro: Benning Road (0.4 Miles) Parking: Yes Minimum Age: 12+ Boys and Girls Club Clubhouse #14 4103 Benning Road NE WDC (Metro: Benning Road 0.4 Miles) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM17
Bridges Public Charter School Sub-Category: Schools Mission: The mission of the Bridges Public Charter School is to provide a free, exemplary early childhood educational program for all preschoolers, with and without special needs. Project Description: Volunteers will be deep-cleaning toys and classrooms. They will also do some light landscaping in front of the school. Project Impact: The long-term impact is that this will provide students with a clean environment. Project Address: 1250 Taylor St NW # A, Washington D.C., DC 20011-5624 Metro: Georgia-Petworth (0.3 Miles) Parking: Yes. Street parking. Minimum Age: 18+ Bridges Public Charter School 1250 Taylor St NW # A, Washington D.C., DC 20011-5624 (Metro: Georgia-Petworth 0.3 Miles) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM4
Browne Education Campus Sub-Category: Children/Youth Mission: Browne EC's mission is to develop productive citizens who will compete in a global market, through a rigorous instructional program for students in preschool through 8th grade. They will work to accomplish their mission by: Focusing on curriculum, instruction and assessment, Ensuring that every staff member supports excellent teaching throughout the school building; Developing a safe, caring, orderly learning environment throughout the building. Project Description: Volunteer to give Browne Education Campus a new look! Browne EC serves children from Pre-K through 8th grade. The school is working to give themselves a comprehensive new look to instill pride in its students and to make students, staff and visitors to feel welcome and energized as soon as they walk through the school's doors. Volunteers will paint this historic building in vibrant colors! Project Impact: When students and their teachers are comfortable and are in positive surroundings, children learn and produce more in the classroom, which in turn improves performance and achievement later in life. Project Address: 850 26th Street NE, Washington, DC 20002 Metro: Stadium-Armory (1.2 Miles) Bus: Bus: S41 (Spingarn High School); X1, X3 (Benning Road-Potomac Park); X2 (Benning Road-H Street); X8 (Maryland Ave) Parking: Yes Minimum Age: 12+ Browne Education Campus 850 26th Street NE, Washington, DC 20002 (Metro: Stadium-Armory 1.2 Miles) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM17
Capital Area Food Bank - DC Sub-Category: Hunger/Homelessness Mission: The mission of the Capital Area Food Bank is to feed those who suffer from hunger in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area by acquiring food and distributing it through our network of member agencies; and to educate, empower and enlighten the community about the issues of hunger and nutrition. Project Description: Volunteers will pack and/or sort donated food. It can also involve packing for CAFB programs, working on our shopping floor, and assisting with various other tasks at the food bank. Project Impact: Volunteers save the food bank over $1.7 million every year in staffing costs, which we are then able to channel back into feeding the community. Project Address: 645 Taylor Street, NE, Washington, DC 20017 Metro: Fort Totten (0.5 Miles) Parking: Yes. Minimum Age: 12+ Capital Area Food Bank - DC 645 Taylor Street, NE, Washington, DC 20017 (Metro: Fort Totten 0.5 Miles) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM11
Central Fairfax Services Sub-Category: Health & Disability Mission: CFS provides vital life skills training to better enable adults with developmental disabilities to be productive members of our community. Services include therapies (occupational, physical, speech, music), behavior management, rehabilitation engineering, personal care and nursing. Project Description: Volunteers will be painting several main rooms within the building. Project Impact: Newly painted areas of CFS provide the residents with a sense of worth and hope from the idea that a large group of people helped to make their space nicer. While difficult to gauge, this seems to lead to an increase in motivation for them to continue with their therapies. Project Address: 6860 Commercial Dr. Springfield, VA 22151 Metro: This site is not metro accessible. Franconia-Springfield (1.7 miles) Parking: Yes Minimum Age: 18+ Central Fairfax Services : 6860 Commercial Dr. Springfield, VA 22151 (Metro: Franconia-Springfield 1.7 miles) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM1
Central High School Issue Area: Education Mission: The mission of Central High School is development. They work to release the inherent intellectual capacity of all children, and to affirm their right to learn. They commit themselves to break the cycle of underachievement that afflicts far too many children. They appeal to the most positive and powerful instinct: develop the children. Their mission is proficiency for all students in each subject area, and development of strong character. They want children to be in the position to lead quality lives, that is, lives filled with meaning as well as accomplishment. Project Description: Volunteers will be painting and landscaping throughout the grounds to beautify the facility for the spring. A large portion of this project will be devoted to cleaning the watershed area surrounding the school. Additional project could include muraling and light cleaning. Project Impact: More opportunities for learning will be created! Project Address: 200 Cabin Branch Road Capitol Heights, MD 20743 Metro: Addison Road-Seat Pleasant Parking: Yes. Minimum Age: 12+ Central High School 200 Cabin Branch Road Capitol Heights, MD 20743 (Metro: Addison Road-Seat Pleasant) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM12
Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Clagett Farm Sub-Category: Park Mission: Clagett Farm is a working farm, owned and operated by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. At the farm they grow vegetables for their Community Supported Agriculture program, raise grass fed cattle and have a native tree nursery on more than 285 acres. At Clagett Farm, their ultimate goal is to use farming methods that are truly sustainable—both economically and environmentally. The farm is not certified organic, but they follow organic standards to protect their watershed, their consumers and themselves. They encourage everyone to visit the farm and inquire more about our crop rotations, tillage methods, fertility and pest control. Project Description: Volunteers will be potting up several thousand tree seedlings, as part of CBF’s expanded nursery operation. All trees in the nursery are grown out for restoration projects in the Bay watershed. Project Impact: N/A Project Address: 11904 Old Marlboro Pike, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 Metro: This project is not Metro accessible. Parking: Please park next to the barns on your right before going up the hill. Portapotty is located in back of the barns. You will walk up the hill, go to the right and meet at the washing station on the right. (The tree nursery is to the left by the greenhouses at the top of the hill.) Minimum Age: 12+ Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Clagett Farm 11904 Old Marlboro Pike, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM5
City of Hyattsville Sub-Category: Park Mission: The mission of the City of Hyattsville is to provide leadership and effective services that enhance our quality of life and achieve our vision. Project Description: Volunteers will landscape and do general light cleaning. Project Address: 3911 Hamilton St, Hyattsville, MD 20781 Metro: Prince George's Plaza (0.9 mile) Parking: Yes, especially along 36th St. Minimum Age: 18+ City of Hyattsville 3911 Hamilton St, Hyattsville, MD (Metro: Prince George's Plaza 0.9 mile) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM41
Daingerfield Island Sub-Category: Park Mission: At the junction of Four Mile Run and the Potomac, Daingerfield Island hosts sailing, fishing, and field sports, along with a popular restaurant. The 106-acre site is no longer an island, and is easily accessible from the George Washington Memorial Parkway or the Mount Vernon bike trail. Project Description: Come join in the conservation of one of the area’s most scenic parks. Used as a dock for avid boaters, a sanctuary for soccer players, runners and bikers, and a lookout point for those fascinated with aviation, Daingerfield Island is nestled just south of Ronald Reagan National Airport. Volunteers will be helping to clean up the shoreline as well as have the chance to work their way in either direction of the Mt. Vernon Trail in an effort to keep it beautiful for residents and tourists of our Nation’s Capital. Project Impact: The long term impact of cleaner shorelines and bike trails will promote an active lifestyle for locals, better viewpoints for tourists and a healthier environment for fish and other underwater creatures. Project Address: Daingerfield Island. Alexandria, VA Meet in the Parking Lot. Metro: Braddock Road (1.8 Miles) Parking: Yes Minimum Age: 6+ Daingerfield Island Daingerfield Island. Alexandria, VA Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM36
Family Health & Birth Center and DC Healthy Families Sub-Category: Health & Disability Mission: The mission of the Family Health and Birth Center is to improve the health status of the families of the District of Columbia. Project Description: DC Healthy Families and the Family Health & Birth Center are in need of a face lift at their facilities. They have been providing important family health care services to Northeast DC for over 10 years, and their building is showing the wear and tear. Volunteers will be painting and cleaning in order to provide a more welcoming atmosphere for the families and children who use the center's services. Project Impact: The Family Health & Birth Center is under new leadership who is working to update the facility. While the painting to be done is critical to help the Center pass regulations, it is also part of the leadership's plan to reinvigorate the staff. Brighter, fresher surroundings should have a positive influence on staff and patients alike. Project Address: 801 17th Street NE Washington, DC 20002 Metro: Stadium-Armory (1 Mile) Bus: NE BENNING RD & NE 17TH ST is 0.08 miles away from the center: X1 to Minnesota Ave Station; X2 to Minnesota Ave Station; X3 to Minnesota Ave Station Parking: Yes Minimum Age: 18+ Family Health & Birth Center and DC Healthy Families 801 17th Street NE Washington, DC 20002 (Metro: Stadium-Armory 1 Mile) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM10
Fort Dupont Ice Arena Sub-Category: Children/Youth Mission: Friends of Fort Dupont Ice Arena, Inc. is the nonprofit organization formed to manage and revitalize the Fort Dupont Ice Arena in southeast Washington, DC. In addition to providing public skating and serving as a practice rink for school hockey teams, Fort Dupont provides a special athletic program, Kids On Ice, to children within the community and as part of the physical education class to 43 schools in the district. Owned by the National Park Service and operated by Friends of Fort Dupont, the arena is the only public indoor ice rink in the city of Washington. Fort Dupont Ice Arena has been named an America’s Promise “Safe Place” – a safe place for young people with structured activities during non-school hours. This designation was awarded to the Fort Dupont Ice Arena in December 2001 by America’s Promise, the Alliance for Youth organization founded by General Colin L. Powell. Project Description: Volunteers will be painting and cleaning throughout the facility. Project Impact: Keeping the rink fresh-looking and well-maintained makes it a friendly space for children and families in the area. Project Address: 3779 Ely Place SE, Washington, DC 20019 Metro: Benning Road (1.2 miles away) Parking: Yes. Minimum Age: 6+ Fort Dupont Ice Arena 3779 Ely Place SE, Washington, DC 20019 (Metro: Benning Road 1.2 Miles) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM2
Fort Mahan - National Capital Parks East Sub-Category: Park Mission: Each site that makes up National Capital Parks - East has much to offer the visitor. From quiet walks in the forest or along the river to the loud boom of canon fire to winter ice skating. You will find that you can't visit just one. Project Description: Volunteers will have a chance to help keep Southeast DC's intricate string of National Parks clean and beautiful. Many hands are needed to for this park cleanup. Project Impact: The long term impact of cleaner trails and streams will promote an active lifestyle for locals, more appeal for tourists and a healthier environment for fish and wildlife. Project Address: 42nd St. NE and Grant St. NE Metro: Benning Rd. (0.7 Miles) Parking: Yes Minimum Age: 12+ Fort Mahan - National Capital Parks East (Metro: Benning Rd. 0.7 Miles) 42nd St. NE and Grant St. NE (Metro: Minnesota Avenue 0.4 Mile) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM6
Georgia Avenue Task Force -- Pleasant Plains Heritage Trail Subcategory: Environment Mission: The Georgia Avenue/Pleasant Plains Heritage Trail will document the history of Georgia Avenue from the Shaw to the Petworth metro stations, telling the story of more than 50 sites, events and people along the way with 18 trail markers. Project Description: Volunteers will celebrate Earth Day by cleaning up along the Pleasant Plains - Georgia Ave. Heritage Trail, a grassroots project to document the historic stories of activism, education, entertainment, industry, and service as this neighborhood regains its cultural and community center. Volunteers will also distribute information to local businesses and residents about community development service and photograph community assets. Impact of Project on the Community: With a newly cleaned Pleasant Plains - Georgia Ave. Heritage Trail, residents will take pride in their community heritage and use identified neighborhood assets to build a stronger community through programs publicized by volunteers. Project Address: 733 Euclid St. NW Washington, DC 20001 Metro: Columbia Heights (0.6 Miles) Parking Availablilty: Street Parking Min. Age of Volunteers: 6+ Georgia Avenue Task Force -- Pleasant Plains Heritage Trail 733 Euclid St. NW Washington, DC (Metro: Columbia Heights) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM5
Glen Echo Park Sub-Category: Park Mission: Glen Echo Park is a magical place situated on the Potomac palisades near Bethesda, Maryland. Originally a Chautauqua retreat, then an amusement park, this National Park now presents vibrant arts and cultural programs. Take a class in pottery, painting, photography, or art glass... music, silversmithing, or textiles. Enjoy a puppet show or theater performance with your kids and ride the historic Dentzel carousel. Attend a dance featuring live music in our exquisite Spanish Ballroom or refine your steps in one of our dance classes. Learn more about the environment while you play, or take a ranger-guided historic tour. You can find it all at Glen Echo Park. Project Description: Volunteers will be completing a variety of projects to help the park get ready for spring! Projects include: painting, cleaning, landscaping and other important tasks. Project Impact: The Glen Echo Park staff can devote less time to maintenance of the park and more time to providing classes and special events to the community! Project Address: 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, MD 20812 Metro: This site is not metro accessible. Parking: Yes. Park at the Clara Barton lower lot. Minimum Age: 12+ Glen Echo Park 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, MD 20812 Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM5
Greenbelt Park Sub-Category: Park Mission: The park attracts visitors from across the country and around the world, which are drawn here by the recreational opportunities, stunning natural beauty, and the campground that is open all year round. Project Description: Come join in the conservation of one of the area’s largest and most utilized parks. Volunteers at Greenbelt Park will be performing invasive species removal, watershed cleanup and trail maintenance. Project Impact: The long term impact of cleaner campgrounds, trails and streams will promote an active lifestyle for locals, more appeal for tourists and a healthier environment for fish and wildlife. Project Address: 6565 Greenbelt Rd. Greenbelt, MD Meet at the Sweet Gum Picnic Area near the park entrance. Metro: Greenbelt (2 Miles) Bus: From Greenbelt metro station take the G13, G14 or G16 to the Greenbelt Park entrance. From entrance follow signs towards the 'Sweet gum' picnic area (about 150 yds. from entrance). Parking: Yes Minimum Age: 6+ Greenbelt Park 6565 Greenbelt Rd. Greenbelt, MD. 20770 (Metro: Greenbelt 1.2 Miles) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM30
Hamilton Academy Sub-Category: Children/Youth Mission: The Hamilton mission is to educate, empower, and enrich the lives of our students, in order for them to become active and contributing members of their communities. Project Description: Hamilton Academy is a special education school for youth in the area, grades 1-8, who have emotional and behavioral problems. Teachers at Hamilton try to create an environment where children can get excited about learning--and our volunteers are going to help! The painting and mural work that will be done at Hamilton is focused on creating a welcoming environment at the school. Project Impact: Studies show that students who learn in a positive learning environment are more likely to graduate from school. Project Address: 1401 Brentwood Pkwy. NE, Washington, DC 20002 Metro: New York Ave (0.4 Miles) Bus: NE FLORIDA AV & NE 5TH ST 0.35 miles away from the school: 90 to Anacostia Station; 92 to Congress Heights Station; 93 to Congress Heights Station; X3 to Minnesota Ave Station Parking: Yes Minimum Age: 18+ Hamilton Academy 1401 Brentwood Pkwy. NE, Washington, DC (Metro: New York Ave 0.5 Miles) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM7
Harrison Recreation Center Sub-Category: Park Mission: The mission of Harrison Recreation Center is to bridge the gap between the many communities of the U St. corridor and transform the center into an inviting and inclusive community asset, able to be enjoyed by all. Project Description: Help revitalize this hidden community treasure by building garden boxes, sandboxes, murals, hopscotches, a reading corner, and painting a basketball court. Project Impact: Community members will be more likely to use the court and play areas for exercise and other health-promoting activities. Project Address: 1350 V St NW. Washington, DC Metro: U. St. – Cardoza (0.2 Miles) Parking Availability: Very limited street parking. Minimum Age: 6+ Harrison Recreation Center 1350 V St NW. Washington, DC (Metro: U. St. – Cardoza 0.2) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM5
Historic Woodlawn Cemetery Sub-Category: Parks Mission: Nestled in the heart of Ward 7 in Washington, DC, historic Woodlawn Cemetery sits on 22.5 acres, serving as the final resting place for more than 36,000 individuals. While walking through the rolling hills of Woodlawn Cemetery visitors will find many recognizable individuals who contributed to local and national history. Our history begins with Graceland, an integrated cemetery founded in 1872, and located near the intersection of Benning Road and H Street NE. Facing the impending urbanization of the area, several individuals associated with Graceland Cemetery decided to move Graceland to a more rural area. In 1895, historic Woodlawn Cemetery was founded. Initial interments in Woodlawn, from 1895 to 1898, were primarily re-interments of more than 6,000 people from Graceland Cemetery. Subsequent interments included many prominent African Americans, among them Blanche K. Bruce, born a slave in 1841 and elected to the U.S. Senate in 1875, and John Mercer Langston, U.S. Representative from Virginia and Dean of the Howard University Law School from 1869 to 1879. In honor of the prominence of many of the interred, Woodlawn Cemetery was placed on the DC Inventory of Historic Sites in 1991 and on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996. Project Description: Volunteers will work in small groups to help clear overgrown brush and clear overgrown weeds from around headstones. Historic Woodlawn Cemetery Project Impact: Maintaining the Historic Woodlawn cemetery is important to the community because it provides historic reference to some of the people who played instrumental roles in building DC and the East of the River community. The cemetery helps hundreds locally and nationally with genealogical studies. Project Address: 4708 Benning Road SE Metro: Benning Road (0.3 Miles) Parking: Yes Minimum Age: 6+ Historic Woodlawn Cemetery 4708 Benning Road SE (Metro: Benning Road 0.3) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM12
Hyattsville Middle School Sub-Category: Schools Mission: The mission of Hyattsville Middle School is to provide each student with the educational foundation necessary for meeting and exceeding higher education and career demands. Project Description: Volunteers will be landscaping, cleaning and possibly painting. Project Impact: The cosmetic transformation will inspire students and teachers to continue to take pride in their school. As this school faces budget cuts to areas like landscaping and maintenance, the work done by volunteers become more important! Project Address: 6001 42nd Avenue, Hyattsville, MD Metro: Prince George's Plaza (0.7 Miles) Parking: Yes. Minimum Age: 12+ Hyattsville Middle School 6001 42nd Avenue, Hyattsville, MD (Metro: Prince George's Plaza 0.7) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM6
Idea PCS Sub-Category: Neighborhood Revitalization Mission: The mission of the Integrated Design Electronics Academy (IDEA) Public Charter School Military Academy is to develop young people with the academic, social, leadership and occupational skills to compete successfully in post secondary education/training and enter challenging careers in the technical fields of work. Project Description: Volunteers will work with current IDEA PCS students to clear an abandoned lot near the school of trash and other unwanted items. Volunteers will also assist in a neighborhood clean-up of the streets surrounding the school and also helping senior citizens who live around the school to clear leaves and trash from their yards. Project Impact: Volunteers leading and working along side IDEA PCS students will teach the value of serving and giving back to the community. Listening and interacting with volunteers will be a learning experience for the students and hopefully will change their mindset from volunteering as a chore/requirement from the school to an activity that willingly should be a part of their every day lives Project Address: 1027 45th Street Northeast, Washington D.C Metro: Deanwood (0.3 Miles) Parking: Street Parking Minimum Age: 6+ Idea PCS 1027 45th Street Northeast, Washington D.C (Metro: Deanwood 0.3 Miles) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM3
Jefferson Houston Elementary School Sub-Category: Schools Mission: Jefferson Houston’s mission is to provide a superior instructional program. At Jefferson-Houston School, children will develop a sense of understanding and appreciation for a wide range of topics while focusing on the Virginia Standards of Learning. Project Description: Volunteers will create an outdoor classroom and do some light landscaping. Project Impact: The impact is that students and teachers will have an outdoor classroom that can enhance the learning environment. Project Address: 1501 Cameron Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314 Metro: King Street (0.3 Miles) Parking: Yes. Minimum Age: 12+ Jefferson Houston Elementary School 1501 Cameron Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314 (Metro: King Street 0.3 Miles) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM4
Kenilworth Elementary School Issue Area: Education Mission: We are a school that strongly believes that teamwork and cooperation with parents and the community make a difference in our students' lives. Kenilworth is a Positive Behavior Intervention Systems (PBIS) school that encourages positive behavior through positive reinforcement, incentives and recognition. Moreover, our school offers an engaging after-school program that reinforces reading and math skills and provides recreation. We consider ourselves to be a family at Kenilworth and recognize that it indeed "takes a village to raise a child." Project Impact: Kenilworth Elementary School is a part of the DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative to ensure that every child in the community is provided with quality education and social services. The projects on this day will help in fostering the family and community-oriented feel of the school and will help students to feel that they are in a conducive learning environment. Project Description: Volunteers will be painting inspiration quotes and murals in the school. Additionally, volunteers will help paint the stair ways, create an outdoor classroom space and doing playground enhancements. Project Address: 1300 44th Street NE, Washington, DC Metro: Deanwood (0.3 Miles) Parking: Yes (street) Minimum Age: 6+ Kenilworth Elementary School 1300 44th Street NE, Washington, DC (Metro: Deanwood 0.3 Miles) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM8
Kimball Elementary School Sub-Category: Children/Youth Mission: The faculty and staff of Kimball envision their school as a prominent, community-involved educational institution dedicated to academic excellence. They believe that students, parents and teachers should work collaboratively in order to foster a meaningful and sound educational foundation. The Kimball School family consists of a supportive, cohesive group of staff, parents, students and community stakeholders whose goal is to prepare students to meet the challenges of their world today and tomorrow. Project Description: Volunteers will paint murals on canvasses and paint words of encouragement on the walls of the schools. Volunteers will also paint the doors on the outside of the building and help with building benches and creating a walking path for the community garden outside of the school. Project Impact: The community garden is a way to invite the community to take part in the education of the children in the community which will build stronger connections and unity to the school and surrounding community. Project Address: 3375 Minnesota Avenue Southeast Washington D.C. Metro: Stadium Armory (1.1 Miles) Minnesota Avenue (1.2 Miles) Bus: V7, U2 Parking: Yes Minimum Age: 12+ Kimball Elementary School 3375 Minnesota Avenue Southeast Washington D.C. (Metro: Stadium Armory - 1.1 Miles; Minnesota Avenue - 1.2 Miles) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM8
Lee High School Sub-Category: Schools Mission: Robert E. Lee High School, a multi-cultural community, promotes academic excellence, encourages ethical behavior, and fosters responsible citizenship through collaboration among students, staff, parents, and the community. Project Description: Volunteers will prepare an area that will become a memorial garden for a teacher who passed away recently. Volunteers will do additionally landscaping, weeding and mulching throughout the school. We'll also be creating college logo murals for a number of the classrooms. Project Impact: The space will become an important space for honoring the lives and work of those who've passed. Project Address: 6540 Franconia Road, Springfield, VA 22150 Metro: Franconia-Springfield (0.1 Mile) Parking: Yes. Minimum Age: 12+ Lee High School 6540 Franconia Road, Springfield, VA 22150 (Metro: Franconia-Springfield 0.1 Miles) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM8
Lincoln Park Clean Up with the National Park Service Sub-Category: Park Mission: The fundamental pur- pose of the National Park Service “is to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations. Project Description: Lincoln Park is an historical park with a legacy of community involvement. The National Park Service is hoping to re-engage the community around Lincoln Park by bringing volunteers out to the site for Servathon. Volunteers will get the park ready for spring and summer when individuals and families use the park on a regular basis. Volunteers will pick up trash, clean the playground, put down sod, and participate in other maintenance projects. Project Impact: By decreasing the blight of an area, research has shown that people are more likely to be respectful of property and use a community resource more often. Project Address: East Capitol and 11th St, Washington, DC 20003 (Meet under the statue of Mary McLeod Bethune in the Park) Metro: Eastern Market Bus: EAST CAPITOL ST NE & 11TH ST SE (0.06 miles away: 96 to Capitol Heights Station; 97 to Capitol Heights Station) Parking Availablilty: Yes - limited street parking Minimum Age: 6+ Lincoln Park Clean Up with the National Park Service East Capitol and 11th St, Washington, DC 20003 (Meet under the statue of Mary McLeod Bethune in the Park - Metro: Eastern Market) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM6
Living Wages Mission: Living Wages is a community of adult learners, educators, tutors, volunteers and supporters located in Southeast Washington, D.C. They believe that all men and women are entitled to opportunities to learn throughout their lives. In their adult education centers, they promote justice, democracy, social and economic development, and a world in which violent conflict is replaced by dialogue and a culture of peace. Their mission is to prepare participants to become lifelong learners, to compete successfully in the job market, to become competent parents and family members, and to exercise their rights and responsibilities as citizens through active community involvement. Projects Include: Painting the door and door frame, and exterior rails Planting flowers in the garden beds Painting 5 of their training rooms Painting a number of offices in the facility Landscaping the grounds, and planting shrubs and flowers leading up to the facility Address: 4235 4th St SE, Washington, DC 20032 Metro: No Parking: Yes Living Wages 4235 4th St SE, Washington, DC 20032 Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM2
MacFarland Middle School Sub-Category: Schools Mission: Lincoln Hill Cluster Schools are dedicated to educating the mind, body, and spirit of every child with special emphasis on nurturing the democratic principles of respect, hard work, dignity, cooperation, commitment and proplem-solving to maximize the growth and development of every student. Consequently, we will all commit to setting smart goals to demonstrate respect for self and others, design instruction which is differentiated, align strategies for learning to each child's ability, nurture a safe, warm and inviting environment, model consistent, fair and positive discipline strategies, act and speak with "oneness" of purpose, model commitment to the principles of "falure is not an option," and nurture an understanding and practice which demonstrates that the ultimate goal is to work hard to meet high expectations. Project Description: Help the McFarland Middle School Crusaders out by painting damaged lockers and decorating stairwells, prepping the school garden and building the spring and flower gardens in front of the shcool, and painting murals highlighting career and college goals. Project Impact: For students, being able to love their learning environment will mean more time working hard to meet high expectations of success. Project Address: 4400 Iowa Avenue NW Metro: Georgia Ave. – Petworth (0.5 Miles) Parking: Yes. Minimum Age: 12+ MacFarland Middle School 4400 Iowa Avenue NW (Metro: Georgia Ave. – Petworth 0.5 Miles) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM23
Martha's Table Sub-Category: Hunger/Homelessness Project Description: Volunteers will give Martha's Table a makeover, repainting the front of the building, planting flowers, and finishing up an indoor stairwell. Impact of Project on the Community: Volunteers will contribute to the long-term financial sustainability of the organization. Project Address: 2114 14th St., NW Metro: U St/Cardozo Parking: Very limited street parking. Number of Volunteers: 20 Martha's Table 2114 14th St., NW (Metro: U St) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM2
Marvin Gaye Recreation Center Sub-Category: Neighborhood Revitalization Project Description: Volunteers will assist in revitalizing the recreation center inside and out by painting the inside walls and outside doors of the center. Volunteers will paint benches, playground equipment; signs for the recreation center and 4 square and hopscoth play areas. Volunteers will also add soil and flowers to the planter boxes. Project Impact: The recreation center is in a transformation period to bring back more children and programming to the center. They recently changed the name of the recreation center to "Marvin Gaye Recreation Center," but there are no signs to reflect this change. Volunteers will help to usher in a new beginning for this center and restore it as a place for children's programming. Project Address: 6201 Banks Place NE, Washington, DC Metro: Capitol Heights (0.1 Miles) Minimum Age: 12+ Marvin Gaye Recreation Center 6201 Banks Place NE, Washington, DC (Metro: Capitol Heights 0.1 Miles) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM6
Maya Angelou Evans Campus Sub-Category: Schools Mission: To create learning communities in lower income urban areas where all students, particularly those who have not succeeded in traditional schools, can reach their potential and prepare for college, career, and a lifetime of success. At Maya Angelou our students develop the academic, social, and employment skills they need to build rewarding lives and promote positive change. Project Description: Volunteers will be involved in a variety of landscaping and outdoor painting projects. Project Impact: The projects will create a living classroom for the students of Maya Angelou to garden and learn outdoors. It will create school pride and give reoccurring hope to current and future students. Project Address: 5600 East Capitol St. NE Washington DC Metro: Capitol Heights (0.4 Miles) Parking: Yes Minimum Age: 12+ Maya Angelou Evans Campus 5600 East Capitol St. NE Washington DC (Metro: Capitol Heights 0.4 Miles) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM12
Metropolitan High School Sub-Category: Schools Mission: The mission of The Washington Metropolitan High School is to prepare students academically, socially, and professionally for college and beyond. As part of the Big Picture Learning Network, students at TWMHS engage in community based internships, individualized academic projects, and college preparatory seminars. By seeing the real-world application of what they learn in class, our students become self-directed thinkers and lifelong learners with the skills necessary to succeed in their future endeavors. Project Description: Volunteers will be participating in a variety of indoor and outdoor painting projects as well as some gardening. Project Impact: The painting projects are the beginning stages of a larger effort to get this relatively new school personalized for its students and staff. The garden project will add life to the grounds and act as a possible educational tool in the future. Project Address: 300 Bryant St. NW Washington DC Metro: Shaw-Howard U (0.6 Miles) Parking: Yes Minimum Age: 12+ Metropolitan High School 300 Bryant St. NW Washington DC (Metro: Shaw-Howard U 0.6 Miles) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM21
Ophelia Egypt Program Center Sub-Category: Neighborhood Revitalization Mission: Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington’s mission is to provide high quality, affordable reproductive health care; promote education programs that empower all individuals to make informed and responsible reproductive choices; and to protect the right to make those choices. Project Description: Volunteers will be painting landscapes and other murals on canvass to be placed around the program center. Volunteers will also clear out and build an urban garden space in a lot next to the program center. Project Address: 3933 Minnesota Avenue NE Washington, DC 20019 Metro: Benning Rd. (0.7 Miles) Parking: Yes Minimum Age: 12+ Ophelia Egypt Program Center 3933 Minnesota Avenue NE Washington, DC (Metro: Benning Rd. 0.7 Miles) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM7
Park View at Bruce Monroe Elementary School Sub-Category: Schools Mission: Bruce-Monroe @ Park View ES provides a Dual-Language program to meet the school mission of producing well-rounded, self-reliant and internationally competitive bilingual citizens. Project Description: Volunteers will paint the halls of Bruce Monroe Elementary school with murals highlighting sports, exercise, physical fitness, universities, music and also paint the flags of the countries of the heritage of students who are in their dual language program. Volunteers will also refresh the school garden for the spring. Project Impact: Studies show that students who learn in an environment where they feel comfortable are more successful. Students who begin thinking about higher education at an earlier age are more likely to attend a college or university. Project Address: 3560 Warder Street Northwest Metro: Georgia Ave. – Petworth (0.3 Miles) Parking: Street Parking Minimum Age: 18+ Park View at Bruce Monroe Elementary School 3560 Warder Street NW, Washington, DC (Metro: Petworth 0.3 mile) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM13
Park View Recreation Center Sub-Category: Youth Mission: To serve the Park View Neighborhood by providing a safe space for recreation, including soccer, basketball and swimming. Project Description: Volunteers will celebrate Earth Day by prepping a garden, planting seedlings, building outdoor flower boxes, a recycling station, and benches and will enhance the outdoor pool area with signs and flower planters. Project Impact: With access to the benefits of gardening and outdoor recreation, residents’ health will increase. Project Address: 693 Otis Pl. Washington, DC Metro: Georgia Ave.-Petworth (0.3 Miles) Parking: Street parking. Minimum Age: 6+ Park View Recreation Center 693 Otis Pl. NW Washington, DC (Metro: Georgia Ave 0.3 Mile) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM2
Plummer Elementary School Sub-Category: Schools Mission: At Plummer Elementary School, our goal is to help our students be S.M.A.R.T.: Studious, Methodical, Articulate, Responsible and Talented. Upon graduation, we want our students to have the self-confidence and self-esteem that will support continued learning and improvement through middle school, high school and beyond. In addition to our rigorous core curriculum, our students participate in a variety of extracurricular activities. Project Description: Volunteers will help to build community and school pride at Plummer Elementary School by painting all 3 floors and the doors in the hallways yellow and blue, the school’s colors. Volunteers will also do landscaping work outside of the school and create a “train” of multiplication facts to be placed on the fence around the playground. Project Impact: The projects that will be completed at Plummer will help to establish school pride and spirit. Students have described the school as “plain” and “boring,” so painting the school will improve student morale and enhance the learning environment. Project Address: 4601 Texas Ave SE Metro: Benning Road (0.3 Miles) Parking: Yes street parking Minimum Age: 6+ Plummer Elementary School 4601 Texas Ave SE Washington, DC (Metro: Benning Rd 0.3 Mile) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM12
Rock Creek Park Sub-Category: Park Mission: Rock Creek Park is truly a gem in our nation’s capital. It offers visitors an opportunity to reflect and soothe their spirits through the beauty of nature. Fresh air, majestic trees, wild animals, and the ebb and flow of Rock Creek emanate the delicate aura of the forest. Project Description: Volunteers will have a chance to help keep one of Northwest DC’s most valued treasures beautiful. You’ll be able to enjoy the city’s most intricate string of trails and streams while you participate in invasive species, trash and debris removal. ROCK CREEK Project Impact: The long term impact of cleaner trails and streams will promote an active lifestyle for locals, more appeal for tourists and a healthier environment for fish and wildlife. Project Address: Hardy Middle School, 1819 35th St. NW Metro: No Parking: Yes Minimum Age: 12+ Rock Creek Park Hardy Middle School, 1819 35th St. NW Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM41
Ron Brown Middle School Sub-Category: Schools Mission: Ron Brown Middle School is committed to maximizing the academic and intellectual development of all students. Students and teachers work together to create an interactive, engaging and productive learning environment. Project Description: Volunteers will be involved in a variety of indoor and outdoor painting projects as well as some landscaping projects. Project Impact: Studies have shown that students who see other people taking care of things like their school are more likely to take more care of their own personal property and responsibilities. Project Address: 4800 Meade St. NE Washington DC Metro: Deanwood (0.2 Miles) Parking: Yes Minimum Age: 12+ Ron Brown Middle School 4800 Meade St. NE Washington DC (Metro: Deanwood 0.2 Mile) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM13
Rosedale Recreation Center Sub-Category: Children/Youth 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: The Rosedale Recreation Center acts as a home away from home for many of the neighborhood’s youth. For the last year, the Recreation Center has been housed in an old, shuttered elementary school. While adequate, it does not a bright, clean, or very welcoming place (aside from the fabulous staff, volunteers, and visitors). We are working with the Rosedale community to put on periodic cleanings of the center to really give the place a facelift. Our hope is to turn it into a homier place while the community is waiting for their new center to be built. Volunteers at this project will help to sweep, buff, organize, and wash the facility. Project Impact: Since this recreation center has no consistant clean up crew, volunteers’ clean up will have a significant impact on the health of the children who use the recreation center. Project Address: 500 19th Street NE, Washington, DC 20002 Metro: Stadium-Armory (0.7 Mile) Bus: NE BENNING RD & NE 19TH ST (0.21 miles away: X1 to Minnesota Ave Station; X2 to Minnesota Ave Station; X3 to Minnesota Ave Station; X9 to Capitol Heights Station) Parking Availablilty: Yes Minimum Age: 6+ Rosedale Recreation Center 500 19th Street NE, Washington, DC (Metro: Stadium Armory 0.7 mile) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM6
Samaricorps Sub-Category: Adult Education Mission: Samaricorp was established in 2004 by the New Samaritan Baptist Church of Washington, DC to enhance and expand outreach services in the immediate community. The four target areas of Samaricorp are: Youth & Families, Substance Abuse, Education & Job Training, and Affordable Housing. Project Description: Samaricorp partners with Greater DC Cares to bring free GED tutoring to Northeast DC. Volunteers will be focused on sprucing up the GED classrooms and getting the building ready for GED students. Project Impact: A nicer building will help adult-students better focus on their GED work. Project Address: 1016 Florida Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20002 Metro: New York Ave-Florida Ave-Gallaudet U (0.6 Miles) Bus: At the corner of NE FLORIDA AVE & NE WEST VIRGINIA AVE – X3 Parking: Yes-street parking and the church parking lot (drive through the alley behind New Samaritan Baptist Church in order to enter) Minimum Age: 18+ Samaricorps 1016 Florida Avenue NE, Washington, DC (Metro: NY Ave 0.6 mile) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM6
Sharpe Health School Sub-Category: Schools Mission: As a special education school, Sharpe Health School has programs that are designed to meet special learning needs of students. This school is eligible for participation in State and Federal Title 1 programs. Project Description: Volunteers will be participating in a variety of painting and landscaping projects designed to brighten and add color to Sharpe Health School. Project Impact: Long term impact for the students of Sharpe is tied to the mental stimulation provided by the added color to their environment. The need for increased stimulation and brain activity is crucial to their success. Project Address: 4300 13th St. NW, Washington DC Metro: Georgia Ave-Petworth (0.6 Miles) Parking: Yes Minimum Age: 12+ Sharpe Health School 4300 13th St. NW, Washington DC (Metro Georgia Ave-Petworth 0.6 mile) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM8
Shepherd Elementary School Sub-Category: Schools Mission: Shepherd Elementary has over 300 students from Pre-Kindergarten through fifth grade who pursue a rigorous and interactive curriculum. We have a diverse community in the areas of ethnicity, religion, race, nationality, style and income. Project Description: Volunteers will be doing a combination of painting, landscaping and light construction projects at Shepherd Elementary School. Project Impact: The projects will create a living classroom for the students of Shepherd to play and learn outdoors. It will create school pride and give reoccuring hope to current and future students. Project Address: 7800 14th Street, NW Washington, DC Metro: Silver Spring Parking Availablilty: Yes Minimum Age: 12+ Shepherd Elementary School 7800 14th Street, NW Washington, DC (Metro: Silver Spring) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM4
Shepherd Parkway - National Capital Parks East Sub-Category: Park Mission: Each site that makes up National Capital Parks - East has much to offer the visitor. From quiet walks in the forest or along the river to the loud boom of canon fire to winter ice skating. You will find that you can't visit just one. Project Description: Volunteers will have a chance to help keep Southeast DC's intricate string of National Parks clean and beautiful. Many hands are needed to for this park cleanup. Project Impact: The long term impact of cleaner trails and streams will promote an active lifestyle for locals, more appeal for tourists and a healthier environment for fish and wildlife. Project Address: Malcolm X Ave. SE and Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE. Metro: Congress Heights (0.5 Miles) Parking: Yes Minimum Age: 12+ Shepherd Parkway - National Capital Parks East Malcolm X Ave. SE and Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE. (Metro: Congress Heights) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM9
Strive DC Sub-Category: Employment & Career Counseling Mission: STRIVE DC was established in August 1999 to combat unemployment in Washington, DC and fill the void of effective programs seeking to accomplish this. Since opening in 1999, STRIVE DC has graduated over 1,600 people from its signature job readiness program. Project Description: Volunteers will be involved in a total exterior makeover of Strive DC as well as working on some interior painting and design projects. Project Impact: These projects will help Strive DC function more efficienlty which will allow them to reach more people who need their services. Project Address: 715 I Street, NE, Washington, DC Metro: Union Station Parking: Yes Minimum Age: 12+ Strive DC 715 I Street, NE, Washington, DC (Metro: Union Station 0.9 mile) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM5
Stuart Hobson Middle School Sub-Category: Schools Mission: Stuart Hobson offers a curriculum that provides opportunities for discovery and interpretation, using the latest technology and the creative methods of museum-influenced and arts-infused materials. Stuart-Hobson Middle School currently serves students in grades five through eight. Project Description: Volunteers will be involved in a variety of painting projects designed to add life to the school. Project Impact: Long term impact comes from students taking more pride in their school because others have shown an interest in it. Adding color and life to the hallways will help provide that pride. Project Address: 410 E St. NE Washington DC. Metro: Union Station (0.4 Miles) Parking: Yes Minimum Age: 12+ Stuart Hobson Middle School 410 E St. NE Washington DC (Metro: Union Station 0.4 mile) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM5
TC Williams High School Sub-Category: Schools Mission: T.C. Williams High School Minnie Howard Campus, for ninth grade students, is centrally located in Alexandria, just a few blocks away from T.C. Williams High School Main Campus. The school is dedicated to Minnie Howard, Alexandria's first PTA president. Since 1993, Minnie Howard has provided Alexandria's 9th grade students with an appropriate and effective transition from middle school to senior high school. Students are assigned to an academic team of approximately 125 students and share the same teachers for their core courses and Teacher Advisory period. In addition, students participate fully in the extracurricular, athletic, music and theatrical programs offered at T.C. Williams High School. Project Description: Volunteers will continue to beautify the interior courtyard, as well as add mulch and flowers to areas in front of the school. There is the opportunity to paint railings and other decorative pieces. Project Impact: Students will be able to use the courtyard for outdoor learning opportunities and recreation. Project Address: 3801 W. Braddock Road, Alexandria, Virginia 22302 Metro: No Parking: Yes. Minimum Age: 12+ TC Williams High School 3801 W. Braddock Road, Alexandria, Virginia Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM5
The Washington Home Sub-Category: Senior Services Mission: Founded in 1888 as The Home for The Incurables, our nonprofit, charitable organization pioneered the concept of comfort care for chronically and terminally ill-people in the DC metro area. Project Description: Volunteers will be interacting with residents, including participating in a journaling project, playing games and conversation. Project Impact: The legacy of an individual will live on. In many cases, this senior won't have extensive documentation of their lives and this activity will help to tell their story. Project Address: 3720 Upton Street, Washington, DC Metro: Tenleytown-AU (0.5 Miles) Parking: Yes. Minimum Age: 18+ The Washington Home 3720 Upton Street NW, Washington, DC (Metro: Tenleytown-AU 0.5 mile) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM8
Theodore Roosevelt Island Sub-Category: Historical Landmark Preservation Mission: One of Theodore Roosevelt’s greatest legacies was his dedication to conservation. Today, this island stands as a fitting memorial to the outdoorsman, naturalist, and visionary who was our 26th President. Project Description: Volunteers will be helping to clean up the shoreline of both the island and the mainland that is connected by the Roosevelt walking bridge. Volunteers will also be able to work their way in either direction of the Mt. Vernon Trail in an effort to keep it beautiful for residents and tourists of our Nation’s Capital. Project Impact: The long term impact of cleaner shorelines and bike trails will promote an active lifestyle for locals, better viewpoints for tourists and a healthier environment for fish and other underwater creatures. Project Address: Theodore Roosevelt Island, Washington D.C., DC Meet at the parking lot at the south side of the island. Metro: Rosslyn (1.1 Miles, then walk south down the island) Parking: Yes Minimum Age: 6+ Theodore Roosevelt Island Theodore Roosevelt Island, Washington, DC (Metro: Rosslyn 1.1 mile) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM9
Tyler Elementary School - Friday Mission: At Tyler, it is our mission to expect excellence, build character, and provide academically stimulating opportunities. We believe the purpose of education is to cultivate the moral, intellectual, physical, creative, and social development of each student. The integrity, potential, and uniqueness of each student are central to our goal of thriving as a community of scholars. Project Description: Volunteers will be engaged in hallway painting: Repainting the halls (lower half) on the first, second and third floors. also have additional quotations to paint on the walls, and we need to complete a mural in the early childhood wing that wasn’t finished. Project Address: 1001 G St. SE, Washington DC Metro: Eastern Market Address: 1001 G St. SE, Washington DC Parking: Yes Minimum Age: 18+ Tyler Elementary School 1001 G St. SE, Washington DC (Metro: Eastern Market) Jan 18 2013 9:30AM - Jan 18 2013 1:30PM1
United Communities Against Poverty, Inc Sub-Category: Hunger/Homelessness Mission: UCAP’s mission is to • Alleviate poverty; • Improve awareness of the needs of low and moderate income residents; • Maximize the quality of life for residents of Prince George’s County and impoverished individuals throughout the State of Maryland. Project Description: Volunteers will be painting, cleaning and landscaping. Projects also include creating a garden and mulching. There is the option to do some blacktop painting, to create more play opportunities for the children who live there. Project Impact: The reality is that these residents are here because they have nowhere else to go. This space provides them with a safe place to sleep and eat. The cosmetic changes the volunteers will be making will help to inspire the residents, and give them a more welcoming and comfortable place to stay. Project Address: 1400 Doewood Lane, Capitol Heights, MD Metro: Deanwood Parking: Yes. Minimum Age: 18+ United Communities Against Poverty, Inc 1400 Doewood Lane, Capitol Heights, MD (Metro: Deanwood 0.5 mile) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM9
Wheatley Education Campus Sub-Category: Children/Youth Mission: Wheatley Education Campus believes that the mental health and well-being of our students is essential, so we have social workers and a psychologist on staff to meet our students’ needs. At Wheatley, the key to our success is the quality of our teachers and dedicated staff who work incredibly hard to ensure that every child is successful and growing both academically and socially. Project Description: Wheatley Education Campus is a Pre-K - 8 school on the rise! With their beautiful, new facility the school is really working to help their students succeed. Volunteers will participate in activities like library reorganization, mural painting, and playground enhancements to help make this good school great! Project Impact: Clean, bright spaces are shown to positively affect children's attitudes and make them more likely to engage in learning and respect the integrity of the building they use. Project Address: 1299 Neal Street NE, Washington, DC 20002 Metro: New York Ave-Florida Ave-Gallaudet U (0.8 Miles) Bus: NE TRINIDAD AV & NE NEAL ST: D3 to Ivy City; D4 to Ivy City; D8 to Washington Hospital Center Parking: Yes Minimum Age: 18+ Wheatley Education Campus 1299 Neal Street NE, Washington, DC (Metro: New York Ave 0.8 Miles) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM5
YMCA Arlington Sub-Category: Children/Youth Mission: By nurturing the potential of every child and teen, improving the nation’s health and well-being, and supporting and serving our neighbors, the Y ensures that everyone has the opportunity to become healthier, more confident, connected and secure. Project Description: Volunteers will be helping to set up and run games/booth at the YMCA's annual 'Healthy Kids Day'. Project Impact: A better understanding of proper nutrition, hygiene and an active lifestyle is knowledge that will be used individually by these children for years to come. This will result in a higher percentage of health related education for our society in the future. Project Address: 3422 North 13th St. Arlington, VA 22201 Metro: Clarendon Parking: Yes Minimum Age: 12+ YMCA Arlington 3422 North 13th St. Arlington, VA (Metro: Clarendon) Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM1
YMCA Bethesda Sub-Category: Children/Youth Mission: By nurturing the potential of every child and teen, improving the nation’s health and well-being, and supporting and serving our neighbors, the Y ensures that everyone has the opportunity to become healthier, more confident, connected and secure. Project Description: Volunteers will be helping to set up and run games/booth at the YMCA's annual 'Healthy Kids Day'. Project Impact: A better understanding of proper nutrition, hygiene and an active lifestyle is knowledge that will be used individually by these children for years to come. This will result in a higher percentage of health related education for our society in the future. Project Address: 9401 Old Georgetown Rd. Bethesda, MD. Metro: No Parking: Yes Minimum Age: 12+ YMCA Bethesda 9401 Old Georgetown Rd. Bethesda, MD. Apr 16 2010 9:30AM - Apr 16 2010 1:30PM1
YMCA Silver Spring Sub-Category: Children/Youth Mission: By nurturing the potential of every child and teen, improving the nation’s health and well-being, and supporting and serving our neighbors, the Y ensures that everyone has the opportunity to become healthier, more confident, connected and secure. Project Description: Volunteers will be helping to set up and run games/booth at the YMCA's annual 'Healthy Kids Day'. Project Impact: A better understanding of proper nutrition, hygiene and an active lifestyle is knowledge that will be used individually by these children for years to come. This will result in a higher percentage of health related education for our society in the future. Project Address: 9800 Hastings Dr. Silver Spring, MD. Metro: No Parking: Yes Minimum Age: 12+ YMCA Silver Spring 9800 Hastings Dr. Silver Spring, MD Apr 16 2011 9:30AM - Apr 16 2011 1:30PM13






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