RSVP School Garden Day of Service 2016

Location: Los Angeles CA, 90031

Date: 5/14/2016 Spots Remaining: 23



WHAT: Celebrate RSVP Day of Service at Gates Elementary. This Lincoln Heights school has been educating the community for over 125 years and needs your help.

VOLUNTEER PROJECT: Join RSVP for this special campus beautification project in support of a local Title I LAUSD school! Volunteers will be able to choose from projects including building an edible garden, landscaping, painting murals and other onsite projects in support of Gates Elementary. Students, parents and teachers will be working side by side with you throughout the day. Volunteers are invited to stay for the community fair at lunch and learn about all of the great local organizations who are partnering with RSVP.  

RAFFEL: $700 voucher for a class at the UCLA Extension program for courses like Urban Gardening. Everyone who attends gets entered into the raffel, bring two or more friends and recieve an additional raffel ticket!

TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS: Lyft discount ride offer up to $20 off for any new user with Lyft. Simply download their app and type in code LAWORKS or enter the following link (www.lyft.com/invited/LAWORKS) for more information. 

DETAILS: Volunteers should come prepared to roll up their sleeves and work. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes, and bring a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and a reusable water bottle if you can. *Free lunch for all volunteers*

DATE & TIME: Saturday, May 14th. 8:30am – 1pm

BENEFITS: Support local education, meet other terrific volunteers and make a difference! 

LOCATION: Gates Elementary in Lincoln Heights.

* This project is of L.A. Works' RSVP program which is designed to mobilize volunteers who are age 55+ in service to the community. L.A. Works is a nonprofit, volunteer action center that creates and implements hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area. 

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  • Issue Area(s): Other, Environment
  • Population Served: Other
  • Age Minimum (with Adult): 55+, Minimum Age:55+
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