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Paint the Town Green in Montavilla

Join us at the 1st Annual Montavilla Graffiti & Litter CleanUp Day

On Saturday June 1st, 9am to 1pm, help pick up litter in the Montavilla neighborhood, clean up graffiti at residential intersections people have “adopted”, and at locations in our neighborhood.

This event is sponsored by the Montavilla Neighborhood Association, KINK Radio’s “Paint the Town Green” event, Metro, SE Uplift District Coalition, and the City of Portland’s Graffiti Abatement Program and Keep it Pretty Rose City anti-litter campaign.Check-in at Harrison Park - map.

Team Leaders check in at 8:30 AM; volunteers check in at 9 AM. Coffee & snacks provided. After short training and safety talk. Cleanup starts at 9:45ish AM. Volunteers under 18 need an accompanying parent or guardian to register for them.

We Need Team Leaders: Email if you can help as a Team Leader. If you have participated in a SOLVE event before and comfortable giving directions to people, you’re qualified.

What to wear and bring: CleanUp will take place rain or shine. Check the weather forecast and dress accordingly. Open-toe shoes not recommended. All supplies needed to pick up litter and clean graffiti will be provided.

What you will be doing and where:
Litter Teams: Cleaning litter from the street and residential areas, we'll start on 82nd then expand outwards.

Graffiti: If you want to focus on graffiti - - either "adopting" an intersection in Montavilla near where you live OR help cleaning or painting over graffiti on utility poles - - we’ll give you the supplies, training, and help to remove graffiti.  Please register. on this seprate Graffiti Sign Up form if you want to focus on graffiti, so we can assess the amont of supplies we need and can create a map of intersections being "adopted." 

Lunch / raffle prizes: Coffee & breakfast snacks and lunch provided. Raffle with prizes donated by local businesses during lunch.

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Litter Cleanup

Age Minimum (with Adult): 1+, Minimum Age:13+

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2000 SW 1st Ave
Suite 400
Portland, OR 97201
Tax Id #93-0579286