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Make A Difference Day, Saturday, October 28: FREE Recycling Event + Volunteering

Check out our Make A Difference Day 2017 website, where you'll find all the information on this year's event. The day will feature:

 - Volunteer opportunities for community cleanups and garden maintenance from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon.

- FREE recycling event at City Hall from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon with e-waste collection, document shredding, used tire collection and compost giveaway.

- Volunteer appreciation lunch at City Hall at 12 noon, sponsored by the Daly City Host Lions Club.


We need YOU to make the largest, annual volunteer event in Daly City a huge success! On Saturday, October 28, 2017, Daly City celebrates its 19th consecutive year of participation in Make A Difference Day, a national day of volunteerism. Daly City residents are asked to “Make A Difference” by volunteering or participating in several events. All volunteers are invited to attend the post-event lunch at 12noon at the City Hall Plaza and Rose Garden, generously sponsored by the Daly City Host Lions Club. Come together with other community members to make positive improvements in your neighborhoods!



When: Saturday, October 28

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon, followed by lunch at City Hall

Where: Join an existing event with the Top of the Hill Improvement Association (TOTHIA), or create your own with a group in your neighborhood! The City is partnering with TOTHIA to host a cleanup and garden maintenance day. There are now eight Project Green Space drought tolerant gardens on Mission St. Activities include litter cleanup, weeding, mulching, painting garden signs, and much more.

RSVP to Stephen Stolte, Sustainability Coordinator at: or (650) 991-8126

The City will provide all the necessary supplies, like trash pickers, gloves, vests, shovels, plants, etc. to make every volunteer experience a success. 

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Volunteering in Daly City is a great experience. Check out this amazing video produced by INC about their last volunteer day at the Project Green Space gardens in Top of the Hill:


Join us in making Daly City cleaner, greener and more resilient – for generations to come!