Welcome Adis! Service Learning Student from PCC and awesome volunteer!

My name is Adis I am in my second term at pcc, I am majoring in criminal justice. I am a mother of a super awesome boy who is named Damien. He consumes all my time when I am not at school or work. I love being a mom he is the most amazing best […]

Forest Park Conservancy Day of Service

One of our AWESOME volunteers from Portland Community College just participated in the Forest Park Conservancy Day of Service. She has wonderful things to say about the value of Service Learning and about what a great organization FPC is. Thank you to everyone that came out and helped!

Cleaning up West Oakland

US Military vets and local artists came together to clean up over 2,000lbs of trash in West Oakland as part the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service.  The cleanup was organized by Petty Officer Second Class Thom Heavey, US Coast Guard Reserve, the head of the newly formed Veterans Arts group Oakland […]

Presidents Day Litter Patrol Project Feb 18, Fruitvale (Oakland) CA

One of the AWESOME volunteers that participated in our Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service Litter Patrol Project has organized his own! Join us in Fruitvale (Oakland) CA for our second ever Urban Clean Up! RSVP to our Events Page HERE Trash Bags and Sanitary Gloves are provided We recommend you bring Heavy […]

Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service Jan 21 West Oakland, CA

On January 21st, Our Vets Arts group organized a Litter Patrol Project in West Oakland near American Steel Studios, leaders in arts and design creation. We picked up over 2,000 lbs of garbage in a three hour period. It was AWESOME!

Tree Saturday Volunteer Work Party! Aug 25 9am -12pm

Educational Plant Walk and Work Party.  On this beautiful Saturday morning you can not only help restore beautiful Forest Park, but you can also learn about the medicinal uses of plants found in the park, and all over Portland.  This educational series will be presented FREE through a partnership with National College of Natural Medicine […]

Will Rogers State Beach, CA Nothin’ But Sand Beach Clean Up August 18

Join Heal the Bay for the monthly Beach Clean Up! Our monthly Nothin’ But Sand beach cleanups are open to all. This is a great opportunity for you and your friends to get involved! We even offer community service hours for those who need them. Volunteers must be 13 years old OR (if not) be […]

Welcome Thom Heavey and the Veterans Service Programs

Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas R. Heavey Jr. Thomas Was born in 1980 and raised in Tacoma, WA.  Raised in a military family, he served his community leading projects with effects felt both locally and internationally with the Boy Scouts of America.  In 2001 Thomas married his high school sweetheart, A member of the U.S. […]

Seattle, WA- Cast Off! Free Public Sail! Sunday, July 22

Join The Center for Wooden Boats for a free day of sailing! The Cast Off! program allows visitors the chance to sail in classic boats.  The boats we use include: Admirable, a Bristol Bay Gillnetter, Amie, a Friendship sloop, Colleen Wagner, an Egret Sharpie, our long-boat Discovery, our New Haven Sharpie Betsy D, or a […]

Portland, Oregon: Clear the Trails! Volunteer Work Party in Forest Park: Saturday, July 21st

Join The Forest Park Conservancy for a morning of trail clean up on Saturday, July 21st! We will be clearing Wildwood Trail of face-slapping, tread-crowding vegetation. Expect a steep, one-mile hike down and up Firelane 3. What: Forest Park Conservancy Volunteer Work Party When: Saturday, July 21st, 9 am – noon Where: Firelane 3 off NW Skyline Blvd Follow […]