Give Back Day With Blue Zones Project, Klamath Falls City Schools, and Justserve.org

The 6th Annual Give Back Day is Thursday, May 16, 2019!

THURSDAY… the Klamath Falls City Schools, Blue Zones Project of Klamath Falls, and JustServe.org are hosting the sixth annual Give Back Day. It is also a way to kick off the first Third Thursday Event of the season by spring cleaning Klamath Falls!

The Klamath Falls City Schools started to Give Back Day in 2014 as a way to show the community how much students care. In total, students and staff have contributed 18,000 hours of community service, and 15,000 students have learned the value of giving back to their community. Klamath Falls County Schools gave back to the community earlier in the fall.

Students from across the City Schools will show their love for their community through service projects such as window washing along Main Street and Klamath Avenue, bike path mile markers cleanup, staining downtown benches, planting flowers downtown, landscaping at Kiger Stadium, at local churches and at the Cerulean Hotel, cleaning up Veterans Park, Moore Park Marina, Lake Ewauna Nature Trail, Link River Trail, Moore Park and local public areas.

Blue Zones is organizing four additional projects where community members can give back:

 Klamath Trails Alliance: Rebuilding Klamath Ridgeview Trail
 Mills Neighborhood Association: “Pick a Corner, Plant a Flower” along East Main Street
 Ella Redkey Pool
 Steen Sports Park: Fit Trail Maintenance

“Give Back Day is a great opportunity for us to get outside, support our neighbors, and use our gifts to put
Power Nine principles into action,” said Kendra Santiago, engagement lead for Blue Zones Project.
“Taking pride in your community through volunteerism is foundational to the overall well-being of the
Klamath Basin.”

Kendra Santiago

Blue Zones Project – Klamath Falls is excited to work with the Klamath Falls City School District and JustServe.org for Give Back Day 2019!

In years past, this day has led to over 5,000 hours of community service in Klamath Falls.

This year we come together again to make our community beautiful and show that when we Give Back we also Get Back.

Volunteer your time and energy for any of the existing projects or create your own.

Visit www.healthyklamath.org/GiveBackDay or JustServe.org to find out about projects and register as a volunteer.

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