Many organizations and businesses plan cleanup or beautification events throughout the QCA. Below are volunteer opportunities planned in 2013:
April 26: Downtown Davenport and Downtown Bettendorf Cleanup. Visit www.downtowndavenport.com or call 563-823-2681 for more info.
April 27: Spring cleanup and tree planting at Nahant Marsh. Visit www.nahantmarsh.org or call 563-323-5196 for more info. and to register.
April 27: Davenport Cleanup & Greenup. Visit www.cityofdavenportiowa.com/cg or call 563-326-7923 for more info and to register.
April 27: Volunteer work day at the Wapsi River Environmental Education Center. Call 563-328-3286 for more info. and to register.
May 4: Downtown Rock Island Cleanup. Contact Carolyn at 309-786-1334 or email@example.com for more info. and to register.
May 18: Bike Path Cleanup in Rock Island. Contact Carolyn at 309-786-1334 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more info. and to register.
Great American Cleanup
Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup, the nation’s largest community improvement program, takes place annually from March 1 through May 31, involving an estimated 3 million volunteers and attendees. Activities include beautifying parks and recreation areas, cleaning seashores and waterways, handling recycling collections, picking up litter, planting trees and flowers, and conducting educational programs and litter-free events.
iLivehere is a Keep America Beautiful affiliate and local participating organization in the Great American Cleanup. To volunteer call 563-468-4218 or e-mail iLivehere. For more information about the Great American Cleanup click here.