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Painting a Junior HS (MS 301) in the Bronx!
May 9, 2009Free
Please note: time and location has been updated to the Bronx! See below for more details.
When was the last time painting was fun! Here is your opportunity to have fun painting while making difference in two ways!
1. You beautify a school
2. You will be a role model to a kid for the day
Please join ‘Street Project’ and ‘Publicolor’ in painting MS 301 Junior High School. You will be matched with teenagers. You do NOT need to know anything about painting at all. We will teach everything you need to know.
This is a golden opportunity for both volunteers and students to share in an unforgettable and unique dialogue that we view as informal mentoring. Since we are teaching good work habits, we ask that you model excellent behavior and a strong work ethic with our students
We will provide lunch. However, in order to help defray the cost of lunch we ask that the volunteers donate $10 per person. Thanks in advance!
Please wear painting clothes and shoes. We use odor-free latex paint that will wash out of your hair and skin but not out of your clothes. We will provide gloves for painting.
This project runs between 10:15am and 2:45pm including the lunch break!
Meeting Time: 10:15am
Meeting Place:MS 301
890 Cauldwell Avenue
Directions: Take the 5 train Uptown / to Eastchester
Get off at Prospect Av
Exit near intersection of E 160th St and Prospect Ave
Start out going West on E 160th St towards Union Ave
Turn right onto Cauldwell Ave
Travel time: 1 hour 19 mins
From subway station to 890 CAULDWELL AVE (Total Walking: 0.42 miles/7 mins)
Please use http://www.hopstop.com/ for detailed directions.
If you have any question, please use the comments when you sign up. Thanks!
Choose your event by cause:
University Soup Kitchen
University Soup Kitchen is Street Project's longest running volunteer opportunity. Volunteers serve a wholesome, freshly made meal each Saturday in a respectful atmosphere. The kitchen provides a welcoming place of respite for guests and offers vital social services to those in need.
Kids & Teens
Helping Hands provides two opportunities: 1) With Publicolor, volunteers are paired with middle and high school students to repaint and revitalize public school buildings. Or 2) volunteers can support Change for Kids’ mission to invest in NYC public elementary schools in underserved communities.