Attention Veterans and University of Pittsburgh's Athletic Department staff! Join our Homewood Platoon's Leadership Team, local veterans, Operation Better Block and Pitt Athletics in a day of service where we will be continuing to transform green space in Homewood into a safe, bright, inviting and exciting community space for Homewood's youth and families to enjoy!
In March of this year, Homewood Platoon and Operation Better Block started the revitalization of this lot - executing the vision of local resident and longtime community leader - Mary Savage, but there is still much work to be done! On this day of service we will be painting a fence, building a outdoor circuit gym, building picnic tables, planting flowers, painting murals and more!
This project is an opportunity for Pitt Athletics Staff to come together in service while serving alongside some of our nation's greatest assets - our military veterans!
If you are a veteran, come and show your leadership skills off! This is opportunity to show the community that you aren't done serving when you take off your uniform - that there's a lot of work to still be done in service to country and community and that our veterans are willing to answer that call!
There will be 2 shifts for volunteers to plug into during the day - you may attend one shift or both!
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM - 1st Shift
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Lunch for all volunteers
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM - 2nd Shift
If you are interested in a leadership role at this project please reach out to Derrick Clark!
What To Wear :
Clothing that you don't mind getting dirty and closed toe shoes.
What To Bring :
A great attitude and a desire to serve the Homewood community!
There is free and ample street parking surrounding the lot.
Inclement Weather Plan :
This event is rain or shine.
Certain host organizations, such as schools, may prohibit volunteers with certain types of criminal convictions from participating in a service project. Accordingly, The Mission Continues is requesting your consent to conduct a criminal background check in the event that your Platoon is engaging in a service project with a host organization that requires a criminal background check. By checking the box below, you authorize The Mission Continues to conduct a criminal background check.
If such a background check is required, it will be completed and used in accordance with applicable law. The Mission Continues does not automatically disqualify persons from Platoons based on criminal convictions. We want as many people as possible to have the opportunity to move forward in their lives through service, at the same time that we seek to protect the communities we serve together.