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SOLVE has moved offices! As of August 1, 2022, our new address is 1501 SW Jefferson St. Portland, OR 97201

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Pick It Up, St. Johns!

Join us to help clean up St Johns! Our focus will be in and around the St Johns Business District and the surrounding residential areas. We will convene outside at St Johns Church, 8044 N Richmond Ave beginning at 9am. This event will be entirely outdoors and will comply with social distancing guidelines. After a safety talk and getting cleanup supplies, you will spend about an hour or so picking up litter in the neighborhood to improve our community and protect our ecosystem. The clean-up event will focus on trash pick-up and will not include graffiti removal. The event will start at 9:00 am and will end around 11:00 am. Join us in making our city and our community a better place!

When: Saturday, June 25 from 9am-11am
Meeting location: St Johns Church, 8044 N Richmond Ave.
What’s Provided: Heavy-duty garbage bags, litter grabbers and vinyl gloves are provided to all participants that need them. The Hostel Cafe provides coffee and baked goods before and after the event.
What to bring: Please come in comfortable walking clothes and closed-toed shoes. Bring your own water, snacks, and hand sanitizer if you plan to take a break while picking up litter. Be prepared to work rain or shine, and dress for the weather. All cleanup supplies will be provided by SOLVE. Feel free to bring the following items to help us reduce the number of disposable supplies we distribute: reusable bag or 5-gallon bucket, garden or work gloves, litter grabber.
Youth: Children are welcome but must be accompanied by an attentive adult.
Bathrooms: Are available inside the church
Accessibility: The check-in will take place in a location that is wheelchair accessible. The majority of the cleanup will take place in areas that are on public sidewalks, which are wheelchair accessible.
Contact: If you have questions about this event, please contact David Barz ( or Josh Hawk (

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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