Over 400 Northeast Ohioans have signed up to volunteer for our inaugural "Make A Difference Day" this Saturday and it's not too late for you to help. Here's a list of projects that need some extra hands this weekend. Remember, you could win some great prizes just for spending a couple of hours helping others in our community. For more information, click here.
Difference Day- October 27, 2012
Projects to Fill
Harvest and Cleanup
Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities Spring
Hill Farm in Seven Hills need volunteers to help with harvesting and clearing
brush to expand the planting/growing area for next year. 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.
Minimum age 18. Need at least 5 more
in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park
needs help with a native habitat restoration project that involves removing
planting that are non-native and invasive. 9:00 am to 11:00 am. Need at least 5 more volunteers.
Cleveland Metropark's Bedford Reservation is in need of
volunteers to remove limbs from trail and move into woodline along designated
trails 18753 Egbert Road.
9:00 am to 11:30 am. Need at least 10
Hide A Way Hollow
Santa's Hide A Way Hollow is dedicated to working with
seriously and terminally ill children and their families. Volunteers are needed
to help with fall clean up including cutting/trimming trees and grass; indoor
sweeping and window cleaning etc. Minimum age 16. 9 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 to
3:00 pm. Need at least 15 more
the Fire Museum Red! Sorta!
We need volunteers to help clean walls in the fire station
and to paint rooms on the first floor and basement. Weather permitting some
volunteers will work outside to clean up the site while others will be working
inside cleaning and painting. 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Need at least 4 more volunteers for 1-4
4 Students/Love 4 Lots
Help improve the city of East Cleveland by beautifying vacant lots.
Volunteers are needed to weed, trim, plant flowers, and pick up trash and
recycling. We can pick a project area to suit the size of the group that signs
up. 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 to 4:00 pm.
Need at least 10 more volunteers.