Project Title - Help us put the Garden to bed!

Agency/Organization - YMCA of Central Ohio

Description - The Hilltop YMCA has a Learning Garden at the back of the facility that consists of four large 12'x30' beds. We received funding from Columbus Foundation to make them into raised beds. We have purchased 39 cedar timbers that need to be installed around the beds. Each of the timbers are 25-30 lbs. each. Adult volunteers and teens planted the garden this spring, so in addition to the timbers we need help getting it ready for winter.

Date - 09/15/2017

Time - 09:00 am to 11:30

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Project Title - Goodale Park Volunteer Workday

Agency/Organization - Friends Of Goodale Park

Description - Join the Friends of Goodale Park for our September volunteer park cleanup! Help us keep the oldest City Park in Columbus in tip-top shape. This is the Friends' 30th year of volunteerism. Come out and find out what we've been up to, and help us keep up the good work. We expect there to be some weeding, trimming and other various park maintenance.

Date - 09/16/2017

Time - 09:00 am to 12:00 pm

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Project Title - Help Weed our Wetland

Agency/Organization - Friends Of Sharon Meadows Park

Description - We installed a 1/4 acre wetland on Earth Day 2017. Neighbors have been working to keep weeds in check to allow the nearly 4000 plants to get established. Prepare to get wet and muddy. Wear boots, bring gloves and a water bottle.

Date - 09/14/2017

Time - 09:00 am to 12:00 pm or 06:00 pm to 08:00 pm

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Project Title - Columbus Early Learning Centers Kitchen Clean-Up

Agency/Organization - Columbus Early Learning Centers

Description - Families rely on our Columbus Early Learning Centers' kitchen to feed their children a nutritious breakfast, lunch, and a healthy snack each day. To get us in tip-top shape, we need some motivated volunteers to help us clean, organize, and build some new shelving units for our kitchen space.

Date - 09/13/2017

Time - 06:00 pm to 08:00 pm

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Project Title - Cooking Class Workshop and Hospitality Assistant

Agency/Organization - Local Matters

Description - As a hospitality and workshop assistant, your role will be to help our workshop facilitator with various aspects of the class, ensuring everything flows smoothly, and our workshop guests feel comfortable and welcome. Our facilitator will look to you for help: setting up cooking stations and other supplies before class greeting our guests when they arrive sharing your story of why you volunteer with Local Matters and introducing our workshop presenter guiding participants through some of the hands-on portions of the workshop snapping some pictures during class keeping work stations and cooking supplies clean throughout the session promoting future workshops and events distributing class materials during the session and cleaning up at the conclusion of the class.

Date - 09/12/2017

Time - 05:30 pm to 08:30 pm

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Project Title - Help Weed our Wetland

Agency/Organization - Friends Of Sharon Meadows Park

Description - We installed a 1/4 acre wetland on Earth Day 2017. Neighbors have been working to keep weeds in check to allow the nearly 4000 plants to get established. Prepare to get wet and muddy. Wear boots, bring gloves and a water bottle.

Date - 09/11/2017

Time - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm or 06:00 pm to 08:00 pm

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Project Title - Uninstall Summer Annuals

Agency/Organization - Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Description - Volunteers needed to help uninstall summer annuals in the conservatory.

Date - 09/11/2017

Time - 09:30 am to 01:00 pm or 01:00 pm to 03:00 pm

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Project Title - Paint Palooza

Agency/Organization - Greater South East Communities United

Description - This is the second year we're painting exterior fences. The first year was a big hit and encouraged others to paint their fences in the neighborhood. Volunteers will receive a light continental breakfast and lunch refreshments, coffee, water and Gatorade. Those who don't want to paint can help landscape. The volunteers made a great difference and were very much appreciated.

Date - 09/16/2017

Time - 09:00 am to 05:00 pm

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Project Title - Language Garden Enhancement and Beautification

Agency/Organization - Community Refugee & Immigration Services (CRIS)

Description - Help us refurbish the interior courtyard of Columbus Global Academy and restore the space from being overgrown and unusable to being a pleasant outdoor space for recreational and educational purposes.Volunteers needed intransporting materials , prepping the ground, and planting. The mural project volunteers would be involved in transporting materials, preparing the painting surfaces, and painting the final mural designs.

Date - 09/16/2017

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Project Title - Install Fall Color-Bedding

Agency/Organization - Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Description - Volunteers needed to help install fall color-bedding at the conservatory.

Date - 09/12/2017

Time - 09:30 am to 01:00 pm or 01:00 pm to 03:00 pm

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Project Title - Accessible Community Garden Beds

Agency/Organization - Franklinton Gardens

Description - Volunteers will assist to further our efforts of growing and sharing food, creating beauty, and building community with our neighbours through creating ADA accessible raised beds at Avondale Community Garden. The project will provide opportunities for residents, especially those with limited mobility, to grow food within the community garden.

Date - 09/16/2017

Time - 09:00 am to 12:00 pm

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Project Title - Wedgewood Middle School Clean Up

Agency/Organization - Columbus City Schools

Description - Volunteers will be asked to assist in painting murals and cleaning up outside the school.

Date - 09/13/2017

Time - 08:00 am to 03:00 pm

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Project Title - Northland High School Clean Up

Agency/Organization - Columbus City Schools

Description - Volunteers are asked to help with painting and cleaning up around the building and football stadium. Additional tasks may be identified when staff returns from Break in August.

Date - 09/13/2017

Time - 08:00 am to 03:00 pm

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Project Title - Paint the Town Red at Glass Axis

Agency/Organization - Glass Axis

Description - Glass Axis is painting a portion of the exterior of our building red. Come spend the day with us and help us prepare the area and give it a coat (or two) of paint. While taking a break you can check out what else is going on that day at Glass Axis

Date - 09/16/2017

Time - 10:00 am to 04:00 pm

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Project Title - Peace Garden & Colors of Columbus

Agency/Organization - International Voluntary Organizations

Description - Help beautify and improve the Peace Garden.

Date - 09/16/2017

Time - 09:00 am to 12:00 pm

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Project Title - Help Weed our Wetland

Agency/Organization - Friends Of Sharon Meadows Park

Description - We installed a 1/4 acre wetland on Earth Day 2017. Neighbors have been working to keep weeds in check to allow the nearly 4000 plants to get established. Prepare to get wet and muddy. Wear boots, bring gloves and a water bottle.

Date - 09/13/2017

Time - 09:00 am to 12:00 pm or 06:00 pm to 08:00 pm

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Project Title - Chatterton Entrance Revitalization

Agency/Organization - Chatterton Community Association

Description - Help us revitalize our neighborhood by pulling weeds, picking up trash, painting fences, and landscaping flower beds.

Date - 09/13/2017

Time - 09:00 am to 01:00 pm

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Project Title - Install Fall Color-Bedding

Agency/Organization - Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Description - Volunteers needed to help install fall color-bedding at the conservatory.

Date - 09/13/2017

Time - 09:30 am to 01:00 pm

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Project Title - Landscaping Lower Lights Christian Health Center

Agency/Organization - Lower Lights Christian Health Center

Description - Lower Lights Christian Health Center is preparing for the opening of its nonprofit grocery store and cafe. We will be asking the volunteers to assist us with cleaning out flower beds, planting fresh plants and installing landscaping timbers.

Date - 09/11/2017

Time - 09:00 am to 01:00 pm

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Project Title - Kimball Farms Urban Farm Outdoor Classroom

Agency/Organization - J. JIREH DEVELOPMENT CORP.

Description - Help us create an outdoor learning experience for the youth who live in the neighborhood and attend the summer camp.Volunteers will help make a space for outdoor seating, a space for wind chimes, and a water and sand area.

Date - 09/16/2017

Time - 09:30 am to 03:00 pm

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Project Title - Help Weed our Wetland

Agency/Organization - Friends Of Sharon Meadows Park

Description - We installed a 1/4 acre wetland on Earth Day 2017. Neighbors have been working to keep weeds in check to allow the nearly 4000 plants to get established. Prepare to get wet and muddy. Wear boots, bring gloves and a water bottle.

Date - 09/15/2017

Time - 09:00 am to 12:00 pm

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Project Title - Colerain Elementary School Clean Up

Agency/Organization - Columbus City Schools

Description - Volunteers are asked to help with painting lines for games on the playground (hopscotch, four square) and cleaning up around the building.

Date - 09/13/2017

Time - 09:00 am to 03:00 pm

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Project Title - The Sunshine Garden

Agency/Organization - New Walk Church Of God In Christ

Description - Begining at 9:30 am until we're done, come join us in converting a lot from an eyesore into an area for parking, with green space and flowers. We invite you to work with us to re-purpose the corner lot of Myrtle Ave and Cleveland Ave. First we will remove the overgrowth and, rubbish, next we will build raised gardens and then plant beautiful green spaces with bushes and flowers.

Date - 09/16/2017

Time - 09:30 am to 12:00 pm

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Project Title - Help us put the Garden to bed!

Agency/Organization - YMCA of Central Ohio

Description - The Hilltop YMCA has a Learning Garden at the back of the facility that consists of four large 12'x30' beds. We received funding from Columbus Foundation to make them into raised beds. We have purchased 39 cedar timbers that need to be installed around the beds. Each of the timbers are 25-30 lbs. each. Adult volunteers and teens planted the garden this spring, so in addition to the timbers we need help getting it ready for winter.

Project Available Anytime

Time - 09:00 am to 11:30

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Project Title - Gardening Workshop Assistant

Agency/Organization - Local Matters

Description - As our workshop assistant, your role will be to help our facilitator with various aspects of the class, ensuring everything flows smoothly, and to ensure our workshop guests feel comfortable and welcome. Our facilitator will look to you for help: setting up supplies before class greeting our guests when they arrive snapping some pictures during class promoting future workshops and events distributing class materials during the session and cleaning up at the conclusion of the class.

Date - 09/13/2017

Time - 05:00 pm to 08:00 pm

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Project Title - Garden of Hope Community Garden

Agency/Organization - Community Shelter Board

Description - At the Van Buren Center, there is a community garden to grow vegetables and fruit for the kitchen to serve to our homeless guests. We need volunteers to help us water, weed and harvest the garden.

Date - 09/15/2017

Time - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

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Project Title - Help Weed our Wetland

Agency/Organization - Friends Of Sharon Meadows Park

Description - We installed a 1/4 acre wetland on Earth Day 2017. Neighbors have been working to keep weeds in check to allow the nearly 4000 plants to get established. Prepare to get wet and muddy. Wear boots, bring gloves and a water bottle.

Date - 09/12/2017

Time - 09:00 am to 12:00 pm or 06:00 pm to 08:00 pm

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Project Title - HandsOn's Volunteers Support Military Families

Agency/Organization - HandsOn Central Ohio

Description - HandsOn Neighborhood Ambassadors and community volunteers will organize and prepare essential personal hygiene kits, school supplies, and information resource hot cards to be distributed to deserving military families through the Military and Service Heroes (MASH) pantry.

Date - 09/13/2017

Time - 05:00 pm to 07:00 pm

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Project Title - Deliver Meals-on-Wheels

Agency/Organization - LifeCare Alliance

Description - Deliver hot, nutritious Meals-on-Wheels to older adults and the medically challenged using your own vehicle. Routes take 1 1/2 hour to deliver 12 to 15 meals. Training is provided.

Date - 09/12/2017

Time - 10:00 am to 01:00 pm

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Project Title - Slyh Run Restoration at Cranbrook Elementary School

Agency/Organization - Friends Of The Lower Olentangy Watershed (FLOW)

Description - Volunteers will help us on our 2nd year of restoration along Slyh Run. We will be planting trees and shrubs in the understory on the north bank of Slyh Run that has been cleared of invasive bush honeysuckle. If we get enough volunteers, we may expand our efforts to remove more invasive bush honeysuckle on the school property. So the more people the merrier! This is a great school and a great community to work in so we hope you will come out and see what we have accomplished already.

Date - 09/16/2017

Time - 09:00 am to 12:00 pm

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Project Title - Spruce Run Nature Center Clean-Up

Agency/Organization - Columbus City Schools

Description - Volunteers are asked to help at Columbus City Schools' Spruce Run Nature Study Center. Activities include general clean-up, weeding, landscaping, mulching, and assembling shelving and wooden picnic tables for use by students when attending Spruce Run.

Date - 09/13/2017

Time - 09:00 am to 03:00 pm

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