MLK Day of Service - Park Restoration!
Use your holiday as a "day on, not a day off"! Bring new life to Rancho Mission Canyon Park, a park that needs your help. Create a community space by installing California native plants to combat invasive species and restore the native habitat for the local flora and fauna. Volunteers will also be cutting back overgrown trails, assembling protective cones for the new plants, and removing invasive species. Volunteers must wear closed toed shoes and clothes you don't mind getting dirty! Volunteers must be physically able to bend down, able to lift up to 10 pounds, able to hike up to a mile if working on trail maintenance, able to use tools Bring sun protection (hat, sunblock), snacks, and a reusable water bottle. Feel free to bring your own work gloves and landscaping tools (shovel, trowel, shovels, picks, loppers, shears). Water and a light lunch will be provided, but feel free to bring your own.
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. lived his life serving others. Following his example, millions of Americans serve on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. At our children's schools, at a local shelter, or lending a hand to help our neighbors – we join Dr. King as drum majors for justice, peace and righteousness. On Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, Points of Light calls together its community of changemakers to first reflect on gains won during the Civil Rights Movement and then to address contemporary issues facing our nation through the humble act of volunteer service.
Environment, Health & Wellness
Age Minimum (with Adult): 13+, Minimum Age:13+, Court Ordered Volunteer - Allowed, Orientation Required
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