Alternative Break 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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 150 Volunteers are Needed to Help clean up Sac State during Alternative Spring Break SACRAMENTO, CA

The Sac State Community Engagement Center is partnering with Sac State Sustainability, ASI Peak Adventures, and the American River Parkway Foundation (ARPF) for a four day community service clean-up of California State University, Sacramento and the nearby American River during Alternative Spring Break from Monday, March 20th to Thursday, March 23rd, 2017.

Sac State students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to work on various campus sustainability projects for the first two days and a clean-up of the nearby American River on the last two days. Service projects may include: mulching, cleaning up debris, maintaining campus gardens, and/or building a community garden.

Volunteers can choose to participate for one day to all week, depending on availability. Morning and afternoon shifts are available throughout the week.

Monday, March 20 Campus Sustainability Project 8:30am – 12:30pm

Tuesday, March 21 Campus Sustainability Project 12:30pm – 4:30pm

Wednesday, March 22 Keep the American River Beautiful 12:30pm – 4:30pm

Thursday, March 23 Keep the American River Beautiful 8:30am-12:30pm

Sac State Sustainability and the American River Parkway Foundation will provide training for volunteers. Lunch will be served from noon to 1:00 and is being provided by Associated Students, Inc. A-Team at Sacramento State. All participants will be given a volunteer t-shirt. The first 100 volunteers to register will receive a water bottle.

For more information or to register, please visit or contact Francine Redada, Partnership/Program Coordinator at (916) 278-4610 or -30-

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