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The CITY YEAR SERVE-A-THON is much like your typical walk-a-thon, but with a twist! Instead of walking, participants spend the day doing community service to transform neighborhoods and lives.

All funds raised through Serve-a-thon help City Year Boston make a difference in the lives of children through literacy tutoring, mentoring, after-school activities, school vacation programs and community service projects.

GIVE your time.
Join the City Year youth corps to demonstrate the power of service and see firsthand how one day can transform a community.

BUILD a stronger community.
Join thousands of other dedicated participants to help transform Greater Boston into a better place to live and grow.

BELIEVE in the power of service.
Invigorate the City of Boston through projects such as creating outdoor play areas, painting murals, planting gardens and renovating community spaces.


Serve-a-thon Impact Sponsors Include: Timberland, National Grid, and Qdoba Mexican Grill

City Year Serve-a-thon Fundraiser

CITY YEAR

Saturday, May 22, 2010 from 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM (EDT)

Boston, United States

City Year Serve-a-thon Fundraiser

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Event Details

On Saturday, May 22, 2010 join City Year Boston for Serve-a-thon, presented by MFS Investment Management is the city's premier community service event.  Join 1,500 volunteers in bringing new life to schools, playgrounds, vacant lots, housing developments, and parks.  All funds raised through Serve-a-thon will go to support City Year, celebrating its 21st year making a difference in the lives of children throughout the Boston community.

 

 

WHAT IS SERVE-A-THON?

For the past 20 years community groups, faith-based organizations, and corporations have joined together to take action and revive the neighborhoods of Boston.  Serve-a-thon connects volunteers to transformative projects and brings much needed resources to local communities.  

There is a $30 per volunteer participation fee, which covers your service supplies, food and beverages, as well as an event t-shirt.   

 

All additional funds raised through Serve-a-thon help City Year Boston make a difference in the lives of Boston children through literacy tutoring, mentoring, after-school activities, school vacation programs and community service projects.

WHAT IS THE SCHEDULE OF THE DAY?

 8:30am    

Breakfast and Registration Opens

 9:30am    

Program begins

10:20am  

Buses depart for service sites

11:15am  

Welcome remarks delivered on site

11:30am  

Service begins

 3:45pm    

Buses depart for City Hall Plaza

 

4:15pm

City Hall Plaza Closing Celebration begins

Join us for a fun closing celebration featuring great music provided by Unity Band Boston, a media showcase, raffles, and a tasty meal provided by Qdoba Mexican Grill and Pollo Campero.

6:30pm    

Closing celebration concludes

 


DON'T FORGET

  • Lunch will be provided, you may bring snacks
  • Bring closed toe shoes
  • Bring a water bottle
  • Wear weather appropriate/rain resistant clothing
  • Dinner will be provided at the closing celebration
  • Most Serve-a-thon projects require the use of tools and may not be suitable for children under the age of six. Participation in this event is at the parent's discretion. 

 

For more information contact our Serve-a-thon team by email at cybevents@cityyear.org, phone at 617.927.2300, or visit our website at www.cityyear.org/bostonserveathon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Have questions about City Year Serve-a-thon Fundraiser? Contact CITY YEAR

When & Where


City Hall Plaza
Boston City Hall
One City Hall Square
Boston, 02201

Saturday, May 22, 2010 from 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM (EDT)


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CITY YEAR

City Year unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service, giving them the skills and opportunities to change the world.  As tutors, mentors, and role models, these young leaders make a difference in the lives of children and transform schools and neighborhoods across the United States and South Africa.  City Year is a proud member of Americorps.

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2010-03-20 06:29:45

City Year Serve-athon registration is now open! 

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