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City Year DC's Back to School Service Day

City Year Washington, DC

Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)

City Year DC's Back to School Service Day

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Type End Quantity
General Volunteer   more info 1d 8h 48m Free  
City Year AmeriCorps Member   more info 1d 3h 18m Free  

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City Year Washington, D.C. invites you to join us in a day of service at Garfield Elementary School to powerfully kickoff the school year! Back to School Service Day 2017 will be a wonderful way to give back and help beautify one of DC Public Schools! Following the opening program, City Year AmeriCorps members and volunteers will begin their projects. The activities will include murals, painting, construction and room organization. Lunch will not be provided; however snacks and water will be provided throughout the day.

Hope to see you there!

Run of Show: 

  • 8:30am - Registration will open.
  • 8:30am to 9am - Project Sign-Ups
  • 9:00am - Opening program.
  • 1:00pm - End of day.  
Please note that project sign-ups will be first come, first serve. 


What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Parking at the school is limited to one small lot behind the lot and street parking. Public transportation is also an option - Congress Heights on the Green Line is the closest Metro Stop, and the 92 bus picks up at the metro and stops right at Garfield.                                                                                                                                       

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact Katie Swinton, City Year Washington D.C. Civic Engagement Program Manager at 

Is registration required? 

Pre-registration is required in order to volunteer for Back to School Day of Service. All confirmed and pre-registered volunteers must check-in at Garfield Elementary beginning at 8:30am. 

What should I wear? 

Wear clothes you're comfortable getting paint on. 

Have questions about City Year DC's Back to School Service Day? Contact City Year Washington, DC

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When & Where

Garfield Elementary School
2435 Alabama Ave SE
Washington, DC 20020

Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)

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City Year Washington, DC

City Year is a national education-focused organization rooted in the idea that young people in service have the power to transform lives, schools, and communities. City Year Washington D.C. deploys 189 highly skilled AmeriCorps members to serve in 18 elementary, middle and high schools. Together, this team positively impacts over 5,000 students.

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