This year's event will take place September 15-29 and include participants in Virginia, West Virginia, Washington DC and Maryland.
According to a release, last year, ‘Day to Serve’ resulted in nearly 750 community events with 14,000 volunteers providing 26,000 hours of service. More than 200 events focused on feeding the hungry with 600,000 pounds of food donated to local food banks and pantries. Volunteers participated in more than 350 environmental projects such as tree plantings and park improvements.
This year, Harford County has four events scheduled so far. These events include:
- Fresh Start on September 23 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. where volunteers will collect items for homeless women and children at 605 North Tollgate Rd. in Bel Air.
- Plumtree Stream Clean Up will be held on September 21 from 9 a.m. to noon at Plumtree Park in Bel Air.
- Trail maintenance and litter pick-up at Susquehanna State Park’s Deer Creek picnic area will be held from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 28
- Maryland State Police will collect food donations September 1-30 at each of the State Police Barracks. The collected food items will be donated to the Maryland Food Bank.
For more information on "Day to Serve" log on to www.volunteerharford.org or contact Alan Doran at 410-638-4444 or email@example.com.