LEND A HELPING HAND ON NEIGHBORWORKS DAY!
NeighborWorks Day is a time when volunteers, business people, neighbors, friends and local government leaders mobilize neighborhood revitalization. NeighborWorks Day is a project of the Downtown Elgin Neighborhood Outreach committee which is made up of leaders from the GPA, NENA, SWAN and NWNA neighborhood groups. Our goal is to utilize this annual project to reach out into the neighborhoods surrounding our downtown, help people in need, positively impact maintenance conditions for mutual benefit and build relationships in our community.
This year we partner with the City of Elgin, Elgin Community Network and Davey Tree Service to focus on 6 properties in the Watch Factory Neighborhood. Volunteers are needed to help perform simple tasks such as digging, weeding, planting, painting, trimming trees, etc.
Volunteers will meet at the Fire Barn on St. Charles street between 7:30am-8:30am on the day of the event to check in, sign a waiver, and enjoy breakfast before heading out to worksites. Volunteers 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult. We have a big job to do and we need your help to do it!