Make a difference in your community! Join us for our second annual Community in Action (CIA) Sunday on February 23rd, 2020 from 9:30am to Noon. Read about project options below, then click the blue “register” box to register once you’ve decided which one you’d like to participate in.
Project 1: Thorndyke Park
This outdoor project is in service of improving Thorndyke Park through habitat restoration. This team will be removing aggressive weeds and maintaining areas where these weeds have been removed. All tools will be provided. Please dress in layers and consider the weather, sturdy shoes or boots, long pants & long-sleeved shirts will protect you from plant scratches. Meet by the bus stop sign on the west side of the park, on Thorndyke Ave. near the north end of the park. Look for the EVENT signs.
Project 2: Project Linus
Upstairs at Magnolia UCC
This indoor project will create blankets for Project Linus. This organization provides love, a sense of security, warmth, and comfort to children who are seriously ill, traumatized or otherwise in need through the gifts of new, handmade blankets. The fabric will be provided. Your team leads will provide directions and support and blankets will be made in teams. No sewing experience is required, volunteers will be tying the blankets together. This is a good project for those who are young or who can’t be outside.
Project 3: Seattle Animal Shelter
2061 15th Ave W, Seattle, WA
This project will take place at the Seattle Animal Shelter. Participants will have the chance to help the shelter with either an indoor project or an outdoor project and get the chance to meet some of the shelter residents. No need to bring anything, all tools will be provided. Participants must be 12 and over.
Project 4: Daybreak Star Cultural Center
5011 Bernie Whitebear Way, Seattle, (in Discovery Park)
This project will take place at the Daybreak Star Cultural Center in Discovery Park. Daybreak Star at Discovery Park has come to serve as a regional epicenter for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) gatherings, services, and programs, as well as an important destination for the population at large to learn about the heritage and culture of the Indigenous peoples of our area. This project will be doing both outdoor and indoor projects.
Project 5: Tiny Cabins Safe Harbor Interbay Village
This outdoor project will take place at the Interbay Tiny Cabins community. The project will have folks working to grub out weeds, mostly blackberry vines, along the south boundary fence line of the community.
Project 6: Ballard Food Bank-Hygiene Kit Creation
Upstairs at Magnolia UCC
This indoor project will be to create hygiene kits for the Ballard Food Bank. All supplies will be provided. Your team leads will provide directions and support to pack the kits. This is a good project for those who are young or who can’t be outside.