Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Hundreds of volunteers to participate on Make a Difference Day in Mesa

From the City of Mesa:

Post Date: 10/18/2016 3:22 PM

More than 2,500 volunteers, the majority of them Boy Scouts, will be getting dirty to help our community. They are participating in a variety of projects across the City of Mesa Saturday, Oct. 22 as part of National Make a Difference Day. 

Residents, neighborhood groups, local businesses, service organizations, church groups and City of Mesa employees have registered to volunteer for an assortment of Love Your Block community projects. Examples include distributing neighborhood resource bags, painting walls, cleaning up illegal dumping, reporting graffiti, painting homes and doing yard work for residents in need. 

As part of Mesa Scouting Day of Service, happening on Make a Difference Day, members of the Boy Scouts of America Grand Canyon Council-Mesa District of will also be working on service projects. Examples include painting curb numbers, distributing recycling information and helping Mesa Public Schools. 

National Make a Difference Day is the most encompassing day of helping others. Held annually on the fourth Saturday of October, millions of Americans are rallied into a single day of action to help change the world. 

For more information on opportunities to volunteer throughout the year please visit www.mesaaz.gov/Volunteer.

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