Lake Merritt Earth Day Cleanup
-1 volunteers needed.
No Vacancy
Location

538 Bellevue Ave
Oakland CA 94609
United States
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Contact

Robert Penman
robert.penman@gmail.com
415-794-8234

Date & Time

04/21/2018
9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

Max Count

43

Help keep Lake Merritt clean! Pick up trash in the lake and nearby park.
UCR Alumni in the UK: London's Hoxton Community Garden
3 volunteers needed.
Location

Hoxton Community Garden 156 Hoxton Street
London NV N1 6SH
United Kingdom
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Contact

Stephanie Ostrich
sostrich@MOLA.ORG.UK
+447895436901

Date & Time

04/21/2018
10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.

Max Count

12

Join the UCR Alumni in the UK for a morning of work supporting local charity The Hoxton Trust in the Hoxton Community Garden. Improve your horticultural skills, support a community green space for the benefit of local residents and meet fellow Highlanders in London at this hidden gem of a secret garden. There are a number of tasks that need to be completed in the garden including creating garden steps and paths, turning compost heaps, mulching rose bushes, and more! No experience is required, just enthusiasm to get to work in this community garden with your fellow alums! Full training and tools will be provided by The Hoxton Trust. After working in the garden, we will head to one of Hoxton's many nearby pubs or restaurants for lunch and a well-deserved rest!
Community Impact Day at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank
2 volunteers needed.
Location

6055 E Randolph St
Commerce CA 90040
United States
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Contact

Michael Saldana
ucraala@gmail.com
626-862-1937

Date & Time

04/21/2018
8:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

Max Count

25

Help the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives before they get distributed to those in need.
Orange County Beach Cleanup
0 volunteers needed.
No Vacancy
Location

22299 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach CA 92646
United States
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Contact

Anh Pham
scianh@gmail.com
818-233-0264

Date & Time

04/21/2018
8:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M.

Max Count

52

Join us for our beach clean-up event at the Santa Ana River Jetty (Huntington State Beach) in partnership with the Surfrider Foundation. What a great way to celebrate Earth Day! Come join us!
Martin Tudor Park Cleanup
14 volunteers needed.
Location

11925 Sierra Ave
Fontana CA 92337
United States

Contact

Alex Cortez
alejandro.cortez@ucr.edu
951-807-9468

Date & Time

04/21/2018
8:00 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.

Max Count

38

Join Highlanders as we clean up Martin Tudor Jurupa Hills Regional Park in Fontana! Children are welcome.
Sunday, April 22, 2018 - Citrus Picking at California Citrus State Historic Park
0 volunteers needed.
No Vacancy
Location

9400 Dufferin Avenue
Riverside CA 92503
United States
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Contact

Jeff Girod
jeff.girod@ucr.edu
951-827-2790

Date & Time

04/22/2018
9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

Max Count

30

The California Citrus State Historic Park includes 248-acres of lush citrus groves nestled in the hills of Riverside. Volunteers will help maintain the historic groves followed by a citrus picking session. All of the produce picked will be donated to Feeding America, the largest food bank in the Inland Empire serving hungry families in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. **PLEASE NOTE, This service project is on Sunday April 22, 2018**
Operation Gratitude - Saying Thank You To All Who Serve!
0 volunteers needed.
No Vacancy
Location

21100 Lassen Street
Chatsworth CA 91311
United States
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Contact

Jorge Ancona
alumnievents@ucr.edu
951-827-2586

Date & Time

04/21/2018
8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

Max Count

24

Each year, Operation Gratitude sends hundreds of thousands of Care Packages to those who serve. Through the generosity and hands-on efforts of the American people, help send Care Packages to all who bravely serve our nation.
UCR Outdoor Excursions Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Park Cleanup
0 volunteers needed.
No Vacancy
Location

400 Central Avenue
Riverside CA 92507
United States
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Contact

Bryan Anderson
bryan.anderson@ucr.edu
951-827-4480

Date & Time

04/21/2018
9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

Max Count

24

Join UCR Outdoor Excursions and Highlanders for a fun cleanup of our local downtown park! There will also be an optional hike at Sycamore Highlands Park after the cleanup.
Creek to Bay Cleanup at Ocean Beach in San Diego
4 volunteers needed.
Location

Ocean Beach Pier - Veteran's Plaza (San Diego) 1920 Abbott St
San Diego CA 92107
United States
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Contact

Geoffrey Pack
jmjmpack@aol.com
619-987-8132

Date & Time

04/21/2018
9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

Max Count

20

Join to help clean up the Ocean Beach Pier, and adjoining Veteran's Plaza. Volunteers will meet on the Veteran's Park Lawn at the end of Newport Avenue, just south of the lifeguard tower. No additional supplies are needed, unless you would like to bring your own reusable supplies (bucket, work gloves, and they encourage a water bottle). Parking is sparse, so allow time to find a lot. Location info can be found on the Creek to Bay website. The site is in Zone 3. An organizational Site Captain will also be on site, in addition to UCR Highlanders.
UCR Highlanders at walk4ALZ in the Inland Empire
0 volunteers needed.
No Vacancy
Location

Silverlakes Sports Complex 5555 Hamner Ave
Norco CA 92880
United States
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Contact

Bill Cole
alumnievents@ucr.edu
951-827-2586

Date & Time

04/21/2018
3:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.

Max Count

70

Walk4ALZ, Inland Empire returns April 21, 2018 to benefit Alzheimer's Inland Empire. Live music, games, food and drink highlight an evening of love and support for families impacted by Alzheimer's or other dementias. Sign up to help walk4ALZ with set-up, registration, handing out swag materials, assisting vendors, posting on social media and more!
Earth Day 2018 Beach Cleanup at Aquatic Park
2 volunteers needed.
Location

Aquatic Park 499 Jefferson St
San Francisco CA 94109
United States
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Contact

Anna Sklarz
anna.sklarz@gmail.com
415-570-3842

Date & Time

04/21/2018
10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.

Max Count

15

Aquarium of the Bay will celebrate with a special beach cleanup at Aquatic Park alongside with their longtime partner, SF Maritime National Historical Park. Join fellow Highlanders to help pick up everyday items like straws, wrappers, cigarette butts, and other plastic trash from harming our ecosystem.
UCR Campus Beautification Project
0 volunteers needed.
No Vacancy
Location

900 University Avenue
Riverside CA 92521
United States
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Contact

Roberta Watson
alumnievents@ucr.edu
951-827-5151

Date & Time

04/21/2018
8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

Max Count

184

Join the on-campus project to help beautify the campus by applying mulch to much-needed areas on campus. Mulching helps to conserve water, and provide nutrients to the soil. Gather your family and friends to protect the trees on campus!
The 6th Annual Riverside Tamale Festival
0 volunteers needed.
No Vacancy
Location

White Park 3885 Market St.
Riverside CA 92501
United States
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Contact

Laura Araujo S.
araujosl@outlook.com
909-203-0784

Date & Time

04/21/2018
6:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.

Max Count

20

The Riverside Tamale Festival will be resplendent with delicious food, outstanding entertainment, cultural shopping, and family connections. Join us by volunteering for one shift or the entire day. Help out with set up, greeting, clean up, and other tasks to make this a great event. **There are four shift times that volunteers can sign up for: 6am-11am, 10am-3pm, 2pm-7pm, and 6am-11am.**
Helping Hands Pantry in San Bernardino
0 volunteers needed.
No Vacancy
Location

2205 S Artesia Street - This is at the east end of Caroline Street in the warehouse with the yellow gate.
San Bernardino CA 92408
United States
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Contact

Bert Wright
ucraaba@gmail.com
951-212-7211

Date & Time

04/21/2018
8:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.

Max Count

42

There are over 40,000 children in the city of San Bernardino alone that are in danger of going to bed hungry every night. Help sort and bag food at the Helping Hands Food Pantry in San Bernardino.
Friday, April 20, 2018 - UCR Housing Services Botanic Garden Cleanup
0 volunteers needed.
No Vacancy
Location

UCR Botanic Gardens 1 Botanic Gardens Drives
Riverside CA 92507
United States
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Contact

Kerri Davis
kerri.davis@ucr.edu
951-827-6557

Date & Time

04/20/2018
11:30 A.M. to 1:30 P.M.

Max Count

27

Help clean up debris around the UCR Botanic Gardens. **PLEASE NOTE that this service project takes place on Friday, April 20, 2018**
Help Friends of Upland Animal Shelter - 2nd Chance Thrift Store
16 volunteers needed.
Location

2nd Chance Thrift Shop 1028 W. 9th Street
Upland CA 91786
United States
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Contact

Christine Anaya
alumnievents@ucr.edu
951-827-2586

Date & Time

04/21/2018
10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.

Max Count

30

This is a great opportunity to support the homeless pet population in Upland. Donations, purchases, and assistance support the care and adoption of animals at the Upland Animal Shelter who need their second chance. Volunteers are needed at Second Chance Thrift Shop to help with flyer distribution for their May 12th Spring Pet Adoption Fair. Volunteers will also sort, clean and place merchandise and help customers as needed.
Help Friends of Upland Animal Shelter - Upland Animal Shelter
1 volunteers needed.
Location

Upland Animal Shelter 1275 San Bernardino Road
Upland CA 91786
United States
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Contact

Deja Darrington
alumnievents@ucr.edu
951-827-2586

Date & Time

04/21/2018
10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.

Max Count

10

Volunteers are needed to work with animals, work with families who are looking to adopt, clean kennels, and more.
Vanderpump Dog Rescue Center
0 volunteers needed.
No Vacancy
Location

8134 W. 3rd St
Los Angeles CA 90048
United States
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Contact

Eric Malmquist
ericmalmquist@gmail.com
661-212-2878

Date & Time

04/21/2018
9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.

Max Count

5

The Vanderpump Dog Foundation has built a community of dedicated dog activists that are working to find forever homes for homeless animals across the city. Volunteers will help clean and set-up the rescue center. In addition, volunteers will help walk and bathe dogs, and assist customers in the adoption center.
Box Springs Mountain Reserve Cleanup
0 volunteers needed.
No Vacancy
Location

9699 Box Springs Mountain Road
Moreno Valley CA 92557
United States
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Contact

Kristin Seiler
alumnievents@ucr.edu
951-827-2586

Date & Time

04/21/2018
8:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.

Max Count

50

Located adjacent to the UCR campus, Box Springs Reserve unveils a vision for a network of nearly 70 miles of sustainable paths with scenic views. Help cleanup the reserves by picking up trash, and removing graffiti with paint.
Boys and Girls Club of Pasadena Done in a Day Project
1 volunteers needed.
Location

3230 E Del Mar Blvd
Pasadena CA 91107
United States
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Contact

Jun Hong
junsukh@gmail.com
714-349-9727

Date & Time

04/21/2018
10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.

Max Count

25

Help organize and cleanup items in various rooms where Boys and Girls club members engage in after school programs. Volunteers will also assist with vegetable gardening, and more.
Rancho Cucamonga Animal Care & Adoption Center
0 volunteers needed.
No Vacancy
Location

11780 Arrow Route
Rancho Cucamonga CA 91730
United States
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Contact

Shannon Reilly
sreil003@ucr.edu
760-638-0747

Date & Time

04/21/2018
10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.

Max Count

8

The Rancho Cucamonga Animal Care & Adoption Center accepts and cares for nearly 5,800 animals a year. Volunteers will help with pet laundry, washing pet dishes, and more.
Friday, April 20, 2018 - Staff Assembly UCR Beautification Project
-1 volunteers needed.
No Vacancy
Location

Orbach Library 900 University Avenue
Riverside CA 92521
United States
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Contact

Julie Salgado
julie.salgado@ucr.edu
951-827-1213

Date & Time

04/20/2018
12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M.

Max Count

30

Join members of the UCR Staff Assembly as they help beautify the UCR campus. Volunteers will help plant, and provide mulch in much needed areas on-campus. *PLEASE NOTE that this service project is on Friday, April 20, 2018
UCR School of Public Policy Adopt-a-Street
0 volunteers needed.
No Vacancy
Location

Lot 33 in Downtown Riverside
Riverside CA 92501
United States

Contact

Janine Gharghoury
jghar001@ucr.edu
760-880-1286

Date & Time

04/21/2018
10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

Max Count

26

Cleaning and maintaining our Downtown Riverside community by picking up trash and debris, recycling, and removing graffiti.
Dynamic Genome SMASH day in the lab
0 volunteers needed.
No Vacancy
Location

University Laboratory Building
Riverside CA 92521
United States

Contact

Alejandro Cortez
alejandro.cortez@ucr.edu
951-827-5157

Date & Time

04/21/2018
8:30 A.M. to 2:30 P.M.

Max Count

17

The Dynamic Genome Program will host up to 50 high school students from Ramona High School for workshop on molecular biology at the Neil A. Campbell Science Learning Laboratory. This is a collaboration with the SMASH (Support and Mentoring for Aspiring Scientists in High School) through the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences. A team of undergraduate volunteers (HDoS volunteers) will staff the workshop which will run from 9am-2pm.
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