Be the Change Day at Lake Merritt, Oakland - October 3, 2009

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2009  |  Updated 4:31 PM PDT
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Be the Change Day at Lake Merritt on October 3, 2009 - Oakland

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HandsOn Bay Area presents Be the Change Day 2009, one of the largest days of volunteering in the Bay Area. Join 1,200+ volunteers and be the change you want to see in your community.

On Be the Change Day, volunteers will work around the shore of Lake Merritt, the first National Wildlife Refuge in North America. Help with lakeshore cleanup, weeding and cleaning in the garden center and around the wildlife refuge center. Keep this important sanctuary for local animals and city-dwellers!

Sign up here on the Be The Change website

Project Details:
Time:  10AM - 1PM
Location: Lake Merritt Rotary Nature Center, 600 Bellvue Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612
Age Restrictions: Volunteers under 16 welcome with supervising parent. Email goodforfamilies@hoba.org to register your child.
Type of Work: Environmental cleaning and protection
Waiver Required?: Yes, for volunteers 17 and under. Please download the waiver form here.
Attire: Please wear comfortable clothing in layers, that you don’t mind getting dirty, and closed-toe athletic shoes or hiking/work boots (no open-toe or slip-on shoes).
Items to Bring: Comfortable Clothing
Meals Provided: No
Beverages Provided: Water
Additional Fees: Minimum $25 donation requested for limited-edition event t-shirt
Parking Available: Yes
Rain Contingency: N/A
Note: We will be videotaping the event for news and promotional purposes

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