One Hundred Houses: Taking a Bite Out of Blight

When: August 10th, 2013  |  9:00  a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

Project: For the month of August, A Time to Help will participate in the One Hundred Houses event hosted by Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries and Bill Pulte’s Detroit Blight Authority. Volunteers will remove and eliminate blight over 500 vacant lots in Detroit’s Brightmoor neighborhood by helping to seed the lots, which span 14 city blocks, with wildflowers. Volunteers will be divided into teams of 30.

SafetyPlease dress comfortably and weather-appropriate. Work gloves  recommended,  closed-toed shoes requiredOnsite security will be patrolling the area during the entire event.

ExtrasStarbucks will be providing free coffee during morning registration, and the first 150 volunteers to check-in will receive a free Blight Elimination t-shirt. The event will conclude at noon with a free lunch provided by the Blight Authority.

Where: Please check in at Outer Drive Burgess Park, between Burgess and Chapel Streets| | Detroit, MI 48223

Sign uphttp://drmm.org/volunteerevent.htm

Event Coordinator: Rachael Williams  |  rwilliams@drmm.org  |  313-993-4700

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