Special Event Details

2016 United Way MLK Weekend of Service

Dates: 1/15/2016 - 1/18/2016



Join your friends and neighbors 
in honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by volunteering over MLK Weekend!

For the ninth year in a row, United Way of the Columbia-Willamette and Hands On Greater Portland are teaming up to make it easy for you to take action across Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas, and Clark Counties and make a difference through volunteer service.
 

Friday, January 15th

Portland
9:30am Prepare Books for Kids! Children's Book Harvest (age 15+) Almost Full!
10:00am Gilbert Heights Garden Project (age 12+) FULL
1:00pm Prepare Books for Kids! Children's Book Harvest (age 15+) FULL

Vancouver
1:00pm Help with Book Sale at Ft. Vancouver Library (age 9+) Almost Full!

Saturday, January 16th

Beaverton
8:15am Build Homes with Habitat for Humanity (age 16+)
9:00am Perishable Repack at OFB West (age 6+) FULL
12:30pm Build Homes with Habitat for Humanity (age 16+) Almost Full!

Oregon City
9:30am Feed Seniors' Pets (age 10+) FULL

Portland
9:00am Restore Terwilliger Blvd Forest (age 6+)
9:00am Saturday in the Trees (age 5+)
9:00am Friends of Errol Heights Restoration Planting (age 3+) 
<< Family-friendly!
9:00am Living Cully Cleanup! (age 10+) FULL
9:00am Keep the Portland Memory Garden Beautiful (age 6+)
9:00am Plant Neighborhood Trees in SE Portland (age 6+)
9:00am Let's dig holes and plant native plants! (age 0+) Almost Full!
9:00am Get out in the Woods! (age 0+)
9:00am Stock the Pantry at Oregon Food Bank (age 6+) FULL
9:30am Books for Kids: Schoolhouse Supplies (age 14+) FULL
9:30am Get Out and Garden! (age 10+) 
<< Great for groups!
9:30am Kids! Families-Only Shift at Children's Book Bank (age 4+)
FULL
10:00am Let's Beautify the Oregon Humane Society (age 12+) FULL
10:00am Stock the Pantry at SnowCap (age 14+) Almost full!
12:00pm Get Books to Children at Children's Book Bank (age 6+) FULL
12:00pm Prep Bikes for Kids (age 13+) FULL

Tualatin
8:00am Kids! Spruce Up Tualatin Library (age 6+)

Vancouver
8:30am Help with Book Sale at Ft. Vancouver Library (age 9+) Almost Full!
1:00pm Help with Book Sale at Ft. Vancouver Library (age 9+) FULL

Sunday, January 17th

Beaverton
12:00pm Restore Natural Areas at Murrayhill Park (age 10+)

Portland

1:00pm Socialize with Cats & Dogs (age 12+) FULL
2:00pm Potluck in the Park (age 12+) FULL
4:00pm Potluck in the Park - Wrap Up Crew (age 16+) Almost full!

Tigard
2:00pm Pitch-in at Tigard Library! (age 8+) FULL
4:00pm Cook it Up at GNC (age 14+) 
FULL

Monday, January 18th

Beaverton
9:30am Bink-A-Thon: Make Blankets for Children! (age 5+) FULL
9:30am Bink-A-Thon: Sewing Machine Blanket Brigade! (age 12+)
9:30am Bink-A-Thon Prep: Cut & Iron Fabric for Blankets (age 12+) FULL
1:30pm Fresh Alliance at OFB West (age 16+) FULL

Hillsboro
9:00am Polish the Hillsboro Library (age 6+) FULL

Molalla
11:00am Warming Hearts with Valentines (age 6+) << Indoor project!

Portland
8:00am Volunteer at Meals on Wheels - Elm Court Center (age 18+) FULL
9:00am Fresh Alliance at Oregon Food Bank (age 16+) FULL
9:00am Weatherize Homes with the Community Energy Project (age 12+) Almost full!
9:00am Sort & Package Supplies for Families @ Buckman (age 4+) FULL
9:00am Salvage Materials for Community Building (age 14+) FULL
9:30am Assembling Youth Packets @ Latino Network (age 13+) FULL
9:30am Serving Alongside a Community Who Cares (age 8+) FULL
10:00am Gilbert Park School Day of Service in the Garden (age 5+) FULL
10:00am Help Friends of the Children Sparkle! (age 14+) FULL
10:00am SOLVE Willamette River Cleanup (age 0+) FULL
10:00am Spruce Up SnowCap (age 18+)
11:00am Science Activity Day (age 11+)
FULL
11:00am Help Keep Kitties Clean and Happy! (age 13+) FULL
1:00pm Socialize with Cats & Dogs (age 12+)
FULL
1:00pm Sewing for students! (age 8+) FULL
1:00pm Wisdom Gardens and Wisdom Offices Winter Spruce-up (age 8+) FULL
4:00pm Wisdom Gardens and Wisdom Offices Winter Spruce-up (age 8+) FULL
6:00pm Serve a Meal and Play Bingo at Jean's Place (age 18+) FULL

Tigard, Tualatin & King City
9:00am Put Down Roots in Tualatin (age 5+) << Great for groups!
8:45am King City Park Tree Planting (age 6+) 
<< Great for groups!
2:00pm Pitch-in at Tigard Library! (age 8+) FULL
6:00pm Kids! Create Care Packages @ Troutdale (age 4+) FULL

Vancouver
10:00am Get your brushes ready, set, go! (age 18+) FULL

 


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