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Greenbelt Park: Invasive Plant Removal
Sep
1
11:00 AM11:00

Greenbelt Park: Invasive Plant Removal

  • Greenbelt Park (Sweetgum Picnic Area) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

So What Else will be helping to remove invasive plants from Greenbelt Park. This volunteer opportunity involves identifying and removing different invasive plants in Greenbelt Park. It is not a difficult or dangerous task. This hands-on volunteer project will take place every 1st Saturday of each month. 

Come out and help Greenbelt Park work hard to preserve the park for future generations.

Please bring insect and/or tick repellent, sunscreen and water.

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Greenbelt Park: Invasive Plant Removal
Aug
4
11:00 AM11:00

Greenbelt Park: Invasive Plant Removal

  • Greenbelt Park (Sweetgum Picnic Area) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

So What Else will be helping to remove invasive plants from Greenbelt Park. This volunteer opportunity involves identifying and removing different invasive plants in Greenbelt Park. It is not a difficult or dangerous task. This hands-on volunteer project will take place every 1st Saturday of each month. 

Come out and help Greenbelt Park work hard to preserve the park for future generations.

Please bring insect and/or tick repellent, sunscreen and water.

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PURPLESTRIDE EVENT DAY VOLUNTEER
Jun
9
8:00 AM08:00

PURPLESTRIDE EVENT DAY VOLUNTEER

Walkers and event day volunteers are needed to help PURPLESTRIDE during their walk to end pancreatic cancer. To do your part visit www.purplestride.org/dc and REGISTER! Just select the “Volunteer” participant type during registration and you can register for free. You’ll even get a personal fundraising page to show family and friends your commitment to the cause.

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Memorial Day Service Project
May
24
3:00 PM15:00

Memorial Day Service Project

So What Else will be helping Nourish Now put 750 Memorial Day flags in the ground at Bohrer Park. We are looking for volunteers to help out with this service project. 

For more information regarding this event visit Flagforheroes.org. If you have any questions feel free to send an email.

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Annual Cherry Blossom Festival
Apr
7
to Apr 15

Annual Cherry Blossom Festival

  • National Mall and Memorial Parks (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Hundreds of thousands of visitors come to the National Mall Memorial Parks every year to enjoy the beautiful cherry trees. Lots of visitors equal lots of waste, much of which can be recycled. So What Else will be helping National Park Service remove trash and recyclable material from the festival's grounds. As a volunteer you will be given trash grabbers to collect recyclables. Volunteers will also help remove full bags from recycling containers and replace them with empty bags. Gloves, trash grabbers and cool shirts will be provided.

Sign up for this awesome opportunity before all the slots are filled, they are filling fast !


Two Shifts available from April 7, 2018 - April 15, 2018

11:00 am- 3:00 pm & 3:30 pm- 7:00 pm

Please specify which shifts and days you are interested in volunteering through email.

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AFSIVA Green Team Service Day
Mar
16
9:00 AM09:00

AFSIVA Green Team Service Day

  • Augusta Fells Savage Institute of Visual Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

 So What Else will be teaming up with Augusta Fells Savage Institute of Visual Arts to do a service project. The main focus of the service project will be the indoor and outdoor gardens. We will also be doing an art project. If you are interested sign up, we would love to have you !

 

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Bikes for the World Bike Prep
Feb
24
10:00 AM10:00

Bikes for the World Bike Prep

Bikes for the World is a nonprofit that collects gently used bikes to make them available to lower income people and select institutions in developing countries to enhance their lives and livelihoods through better transport. 

Bikes for the World has asked So What Else for volunteers to help with bike repairs and preparation. Volunteers are needed to help man the warehouse. Volunteers are also needed to do things like helping to prepare and pack bikes to be shipped to other countries.

A Bike’s for the world employee will walk you through the preparation process. Come out and help us help them get the job done!

 

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Bikes for the World
Dec
9
12:00 PM12:00

Bikes for the World

Bikes for the World is a nonprofit that collects gently used bikes to make them available to lower income people and select institutions in developing countries to enhance their lives and livelihoods through better transport. 

Bikes for the World has asked So What Else for adult volunteers to help facilitate the collection at REI Rockville (12-3pm) and man the warehouse (3-5pm) as drivers drive the bikes from REI back to their warehouse, also in Rockville.

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