Age Minimum (with Adult): 1+, Minimum Age:13+
Tuesdays for Trash - Boise Trash Pickup Event
We need to come together to help our most vulnerable members of our communities. As it is Black History Month we are specifically focusing on Black communities and the disproportionate impact they face when it comes to litter and trash in their neighborhoods.
That is why Tuesdays for Trash have joined forces with SOLVE and Detrash Portland to organize a trash pickup event at Denorval Unthank City Park as a way to give back to Portland’s traditionally black Boise-Albina neighborhoods. Litter cleanup beautifies our city and is a great opportunity to reflect on what the root causes are of the waste management issue as well as how we can make a difference for those on the frontlines.
Pre Registration is Required: Due to the COVID restrictions, we will only be opening the event to a limited number of volunteers. If you would like to participate please sign up (Green Sign Up Button Below) quickly before spots run out.
Date: Saturday, February 27th
Time: 10 am to 12:30 pm.
Meeting Location: Unthank Park near the basketball courts at North Haight and North Failing. MAP LINK
Address: 3920 N Kerby Ave, Portland, OR 97227
What’s Provided: We will provide all volunteers with trash grabbers, trash bags, works gloves, and high-vis vests.
What to Bring: All volunteers must wear a MASK! Please also come wearing comfortable closed-toed shoes and your own pair of work gloves if you have them. We recommend bringing a filled reusable water bottle and if you are bringing anything else pack them in a backpack to keep your hands-free during events. Please also dress for the weather.
Parking: There is free street parking available around the park.
Bathrooms: There are no public bathrooms available at this location. There are nearby shops and restaurant on Mississippi with available bathrooms.
Accessibility: The check-in area is in a place that is wheelchair accessible. Most of the cleanup work will take place on city sidewalks that are wheelchair accessible. Please reach out if you have any questions or a need for accommodations. We will do our best to support you.
Youth Volunteers: Children are welcome if accompanied by an attentive adult. Youth volunteers ages 13-17 will have to have their guardians sign a separate youth waiver form if they are attending a SOLVE event without a guardian. Find the link to youth waiver form here. Youth Waiver Form or here SOLVE | Volunteer Group Guide (solveoregon.org)
Contact: If you have any questions feel free to contact Tuesdays for Trash at email@example.com. Follow @tuesdaysfortrash on Instagram for more information about this event and how litter adversely affects BIPOC communities.
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