Urgent Need cleanup event at SE Hawthorne & MLK
Join SOLVE near Hawthorne and MLK for a cleanup in an urgent-need area. SOLVE defines an Urgent Need cleanup as an area with a high concentration of litter that poses a threat to public safety and environmental quality.
Urgent Need cleanups are not family friendly or suitable for anyone under the age of 18 due to an increased presence of hazardous materials. Safety guidelines will be put in place before the cleanup begins.
During this cleanup, you will work with SOLVE staff in a small group to clean up piles of trash along the Hawthorne Bridge on ramp and surrounding areas.
When: Wednesday, November 24, 2021, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
Advanced Registration Required: Pre-registration is required! Please sign up (green button below) ahead of time to guarantee your spot.
Meeting Location: In front of Transition Projects Clark Center Shelter (Please consider bringing any new socks, beanies, gloves, coats or underwear to donate to the Transition Projects Shelter!)
Address: 1431 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97214 - MAP LINK
What to Bring: Come wearing sturdy work boots, if you bring personal belongings please bring a backpack so you can pick up trash hands-free. Dress for the weather. This event will happen rain or shine so please bring a water-proof jacket if the forecast call for rain.
COVID Safety: We are asking volunteers to wear a mask at this event. During this event volunteers will be working in close proximity with each other so we are requesting that all participants stay masked throughout the entire event.
What's Provided: SOLVE will provide trash grabbers, trash bags, work gloves, and high-vis vests. We will also provide water so everyone can stay hydrated!
Restrooms: There will be a portapotty to use at this location.
Parking: There is street parking available in the area.
Transit: Light Rail A & Bus no 6 are near this event.
Accessibility: This area will be easily accessible for folks with mobility concerns.
Youth Volunteers: This will be an 18 and older event due to the expected increased amounts of hazardous materials that we will find at this location.
Contact: Contact V Curbelo at email@example.com with any questions.
This project has been funded in part by a grant from Travel Oregon.
Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+, Court Ordered Volunteer - Allowed
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