The Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service event at West Hollywood Elementary, is taking place this weekend, Saturday, March 4, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at located at 970 N. Hammond Street. Everyone is encouraged participate in the beautification of the school.
The event was rescheduled two, the first time due to weather and the second time because the principal of the school was positive for COVID-19.
The City of West Hollywood’s 2023 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service with an event inviting volunteers to help beautify West Hollywood Elementary school. The project will highlight West Hollywood Elementary’s participation in the LAUSD SEEDS program and launch their greening initiative to cool the campus. The Sustainable Environment Enhancement Developments for Schools (SEEDS) provides funding to enhance and/or create outdoor healthy and sustainable learning environments that support LAUSD’s curriculum.
Volunteers are needed to help perform various gardening, landscaping, clean-up, painting, and other beautifying tasks at the school. All tasks involve physical labor and volunteers are expected to be available to work a four-hour shift. Volunteers must be at least 13 years of age to take part and participants will receive a commemorative t-shirt and lunch. Space is limited and advanced registration is required to volunteer. Details are available on the City of West Hollywood’s Community Engagement & Volunteer Opportunities website area at www.weho.org/volunteer and there is a link to a registration volunteer portal on that page. All registered volunteers will receive confirmation and check-in details.
West Hollywood residents, visitors, and community members are invited to take part in this Day of Service West Hollywood Elementary Beautification Day. West Hollywood Elementary requires volunteers to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
For more information about the rescheduled Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service event, please contact Larissa Fooks, the City of West Hollywood’s Community Programs Coordinator, at (323) 848-6413 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. For people who are Deaf or hard of hearing, please call TTY (323) 848-6496.