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Opportunity Details

Waterfront Park - Pick It Up, Portland!

Looking for a meaningful way to spend a day outdoors while contributing positively to our environment? Then grab your friends and family and join SOLVE in cleaning up around Tom McCall Waterfront Park as part of our annual Pick It Up, Portland! event!

Pick It Up, Portland! is a two-day, city-wide event focusing on litter removal throughout our communities. Help keep our city and environment clean to ensure it can be enjoyed by all! 

When: Friday, June 24, 2022 from 9:00AM - 11:00AM

Meeting Location: Volunteers will be meeting at Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Ankeny Pavilion, immediately south of the Burnside Bridge (MAP LINK)

Staggered Check-In: Event check-in will run from 9:00 - 9:30 AM. Arrive any time during this window.

Advanced Registration: Pre-registration is recommended! Please sign up (Green Button Below) ahead of time so we know how many volunteers to expect and to fill out the volunteer waiver form.

Group Registration: One person can become a team lead and reserve volunteer spots for the rest of the team. Please read our Group Registration Instructions to learn how. 

What you'll need

  • 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.) 

  • Filled reusable water bottle and snacks 

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

COVID Safety: Following federal mandate changes, masks are not required but still encouraged to keep our immunocompromised communities safe.

Parking: Paid parking is available along nearby streets and parking garages.

Bathrooms: There are public restrooms in the park, 2 blocks from the check-in.

Accessibility: The check-in location will be in an area that is wheelchair accessible. The majority of the cleanup area is on city sidewalks that are wheelchair accessible.

Youth Volunteers: This event is family-friendly and open to all ages.

Youth are welcome if accompanied by an attentive adult. Youth volunteers ages 14-17 can come without their guardian if their guardian prints and signs a youth waiver form and the youth volunteer brings it with them. Youth Waiver Form


Age Minimum (with Adult): 1+, Minimum Age:16+

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  • Choose an existing team you're already a member or captain of, or
  • Create a new team to sign up.

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2000 SW 1st Ave
Suite 400
Portland, OR 97201
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