Volunteers needed for “Make a Difference Day” October 23

Monday, October 4, 2021 - 1:54pm

The Town of Wake Forest, Northeast Community Coalition, Rebuilding Together for the Triangle, and a network of community partners are recruiting volunteers of all ages for “Make a Difference Day - Northeast Neighborhood Renewal” on Saturday, Oct. 23, at Taylor Street Park, 416 N. Taylor St.

Volunteers are needed from 9 a.m.-noon to assist with a range of efforts in the Northeast Community, including litter pickup, leaf sweeping and collection, storm drain stenciling, bulk waste removal and more. Local civic groups and community organizations are especially encouraged to participate, along with local students interested in earning community service hours.

Anyone planning to volunteer is urged to register at https://bit.ly/WFMakeaDifferenceDay. Everyone under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or adult. Waiver of liability forms are required for all participants and included in the online registration form.

On the day of the event, volunteers are urged to dress appropriately for being outdoors by wearing protective clothing, sunscreen, insect repellent, hats, work gloves and appropriate close-toed shoes (no sandals or flip-flops). 

Make a Difference Day will conclude with a hotdog lunch for everyone that volunteers from noon to 1 p.m. For more information, email Long Range Planning Manager Brad West at bwest@wakeforestnc.gov.

Taylor Street Park