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Opportunity Details

Urgent Need Cleanup Event at NE 33rd and Sunderland

Join SOLVE at NE 33rd Ave and Sunderland Ave for a large cleanup in an urgent-need area near the Columbia Slough. SOLVE volunteers will work in tandem with volunteers from Dignity Village, our outreach partner for this event, cleaning up trash and debris along 33rd Ave.
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. Safety guidelines will be put in place before the cleanup begins. We hope you can join us!

At this event, you may encounter or be exposed to the following elements:

  • Close proximity to active unhoused communities.
  • Close proximity to abandoned unhoused encampments.
  • The presence of used hypodermic needles among the garbage.
  • Other hazardous materials such as bio-waste.

When: Thursday, December 29th; Thursday, January 19th; Thursday, February 16th; Thursday, March 16th; Thursday, April 20th; Thursday, May 18th; and Thursday, June 15th from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

Advance Registration: Pre-registration is highly encouraged! Please sign up (green button below) ahead of time to guarantee your spot. If you are volunteering with multiple people for this event please register as a Team. See this short guide for how to register as a Team SOLVE | How-To-Guide (
Meeting Location: Volunteers will be meeting in the National Guard parking lot.

Address: 10000 NE 33rd Dr, Portland, OR 97211 MAP LINK

What to bring:

  • Workboots recommended or sturdy shoes (no lightweight sneakers or open-toed footwear).
  • Gear appropriate for the weather conditions (hat, sunscreen, insect repellant, rain gear, etc.)
  • Water bottle/snacks
  • If you bring personal belongings please bring a backpack so you can pick up trash hands-free

What's Provided: SOLVE will provide trash bags, trash pickers, work gloves, high-vis vests & disposal.

COVID Safety: Following federal mandate changes, masks are not required.

Restrooms: There may not be a restroom available at this location. Please plan accordingly.

Parking: There will be free parking available at the National Guard parking lot for volunteers. 

Accessibility: This area will not be easily accessible for folks with mobility concerns.

Youth: This event is for volunteers aged 18 and up.

Contact: Contact Amanda Perrault at with any questions about this event.

Thank you to our sponsors and partners:



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Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

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1501 SW Jefferson St. 
Portland, OR 97201
Tax Id #93-0579286