Day of Peace
What is a Day of Peace?
A Day of Peace is a volunteer service opportunity coordinated by Project Peace East Bay to bring together local faith-based groups, non-profit organizations, and East Bay social service providers.
Project Peace's hope is that through these partnerships our local East Bay communities will become more environmentally, economically and socially sustainable.
A Day of Peace is an opportunity for people from very different backgrounds to come together simply to love and serve our shared community. Whether you are a friend, neighbor, colleague, someone who cares very deeply about the agency that is being served, or someone who just wants to make new friends, the Day of Peace is a great place for you to get connected into working towards more sustainable communities.
What does a Day of Peace look like?
A Day of Peace usually involves community “sweat equity.” Landscaping, construction, painting, organizing, cleaning up a watershed—all of these activities and more comprise a Day of Peace. See photos on our Flickr collection. Join us on Facebook.
Day of Peace
November 8, 2014 9am-12pm
Berkeley Food & Housing- THREE SEPARATE SITES!!
We will assist staff at Berkeley Food & Housing with various deep cleaning and gardening projects. There are THREE sites available (Russell St. Residence, Men's Housing Program, & Women's Shelter) so choose the site that interests you most. Address: see registration link for each address Space is limited to 30.
Claremont Middle School
We will assist PTA and staff both inside and out with general maintenance, clean up, and working in the garden. Space is limited to 100.
Emerson Elementary School
Volunteers will assist PTA and staff with gardening, cleaning, and general facilities maintenance. Space is limited to 45.
Garfield Elementary School
Volunteers will assist staff with book 'leveling' for classroom libraries. Space is limited to 50.
Oakland International High School
In partnership with Faith Network, volunteers will organize and catalog books in the school library. Space is limited to 10.
Laurel Elementary School
Volunteers will assist PTA and staff with gardening, cleaning, and general facilities maintenance. Space is limited to 40.
Oakland Leadership Center
Volunteers will assist OLC staff with general facilities maintence and clean up. Space is limited to 15.
Ruby Bridges Elementary School
Volunteers will be helping staff with general maintenance, classroom organization, and cleaning projects. Space is limited to 40.
Coffee and bagels will be provided at all sites on a first come, first served basis. Be sure to wear work clothes and comfortable shoes. Bring your own water.
Sites have limited volunteer opportunities. Please, register in advance so that you (and your friends) can be sure to serve at the site that most interests you.
As always, there will be no childcare, but supervised children are welcome at most sites.
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