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Make A Difference Day 2014

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  • 16th Annual Make A Difference Day
  • Saturday, October 25, 2014
  • 9:00am to 12:00 noon
  • 12:00 noon Post - Event Lunch
 

On Saturday, October 25, 2014, Daly City celebrates its 16th 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 for several community projects. All volunteers are invited to attend the post-event lunch at 12:00 noon at the City Hall Plaza and Rose Garden. The lunch is sponsored by the Daly City Lions Club, Outback Steakhouse, and First National Bank of Northern California.

The City has reached out to the faith-based community, local schools, and various community and neighborhood groups to help organize beautification and clean-up projects across the City. If you have a group that you would like to organize for a clean-up in your neighborhood, please contact Julie Underwood, Assistant City Manager, at makeadifferenceday@dalycity.org.

The City would like to thank the following groups for volunteering to "Make A Difference" (as of Sept. 10):

  • First National Bank of Northern California
  • Good News Fellowship Church
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Lions Club of Daly City
  • Outback Steakhouse
  • Panorama Elementary
  • Southern Hills Neighborhood

 

2014 Make A Difference Day Projects:

Bayshore Neighborhood Cleanup
Volunteers meet at the Bayshore Community Center entrance, 450 Martin Street at 9:00am. Volunteers will work in teams to collect litter and recyclables throughout the Bayshore neighborhood.

Top the Hill - Mission Street Cleanup
Volunteers meet at the Daly City Municipal Parking Lot at Beplar and Mission Street (near the North Peninsula Food Pantry located at 31 Beplar Street) at 9:00am.  Volunteers will work in teams to collect litter, spread mulch, and remove graffiti along Mission Street.

Southern Hills Neighborhood Cleanup
Volunteers meet at Panorama Elementary School at 9:00am. Volunteers will work in teams to collect litter and recyclables around the school and throughout the neighborhood.

Reuse Exchange (Collection and Free Distribution of New and Gently Used Items)
The City invites the community to donate gently used items at the Community Services Center located at Civic Center North, 350 90th Street, Monday through Friday, 9:00am-4:00pm. Donations are accepted until Friday, October 24. Click here for a list of items needed. For questions or to volunteer for this event, please email makeadifferenceday@dalycity.org or call (650) 991-8127.

Free Electronic Waste Drop-off
Please help protect the environment by bringing electronic waste to City Hall, at 333 90th Street, main parking lot, from 9:00am to 2:00pm.  

All volunteers must complete a release form prior to beginning any work activity associated with Make A Difference Day. Volunteers under 18 years of age must submit a release form with the signature of the parent/guardian. Click here to download the volunteer release form.