Community impact

Volunteers will make an impact all over the area during the Clarkston/Davisburg Community Impact Weekend.
Projects during the event on Saturday and Sunday, April 28-29, include saddle and counter cleanup, gardening, building a vegetable stand, painting, and other work at O.A.T.S.; yard cleanup and work on the irrigation system at Ferry Farms; stock and organize food pantry and thrift shop storage at Oakland Hope; floor and window installation at Mission 32 in Pontiac;
plantings and building raised beds at Clarkston Family Farm; projects at Kensington Spring Serve; grounds work at Pine Knob Elementary, Clarkston Elementary, Independence Elementary, Clarkston High School; trail work at River Run Preserve Trail; plantings, garden work at White Lake Community Garden;
book sale clean up at Clarkston Independence District Library; letter writing and other services at Clarkston Community Church and Waypoint Church; spring cleanup and gardening at Independence Township Senior Center; garden cleanup at Clarkston City Gardens and Clarkston Cultural Arts Council city garden Main and Washington parking lot;
warehouse work at DRAW (Disaster Relief at Work); tree and yard cleanup for local families in need; home improvement work at Mission 32; help seniors at Heather Pines; Depot Park cleanup; Adopt-a-Highway work on M-15; and other projects for local communities, churches, schools, businesses and non-profit organizations.
Neiman’s Market will provide free lunches for volunteers. Oakland Hope is also taking donations of personal hygiene items, shampoo, soap, toothpaste, deodorant; paper products, toilet paper, paper towels, napkins, paper plates; baby Items, diapers, wipes; and cleaning supplies.
For more information, call 248-625-1323 and ask to speak to the Community Impact team. Sign up at

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