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One Seattle Day of Service

The second annual One Seattle Day of Service is scheduled for May 20.

Per Mayor Bruce Harrell, “We know that neighbors want to be part of the solution to help us build a thriving, beautiful city, and we can all play a part in creating a better Seattle. The One Seattle Day of Service is a time to turn our shared values of inclusion, unity, and cooperation into real action to drive tangible improvements for the place we love and call home.”

Volunteer activities include:

  • Cleaning and beautification – collecting trash, removing graffiti, building repair, and painting

  • Gardening and restoration – weeding, planting, storm drain protection, and trail repair

  • Helping neighbors in need – grocery packing, donation organizing, and tiny home construction

Powell Barnett Park One Seattle Day of Service

Location: Powell Barnett Park

Address: 352 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Seattle, WA 98122

Shifts: 10am–noon and noon–2pm

Tasks: Mulching tree rings and natural area maintenance

Gloves and equipment provided. All ages!

As of this writing, more than 110 events have been scheduled. Close to home, volunteers can register to work from one to three hours gardening and cleaning at the MLK Jr. Memorial and the S. Judkins street end, or tackling litter in the Central District (meeting at Temple Pastries). Please register in advance as there are limited spots and supplies at many events:

Note: volunteers can waive unpaid ticket fines owed to Seattle Municipal Court with their service hours, up to $56 for three hours.

~Submitted by Anne Depue and Maisha Barnett


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