Submitted by the United Way of San Juan County
United Way of San Juan County and partner organizations will host the annual Day of Caring Volunteer event on Saturday, Sept. 23 on Lopez, Orcas and San Juan Islands.
This annual event shows what volunteers can accomplish a single day and a demonstration of what is possible on the other 364 days of the year.
San Juan Island: (Meet at the United Way office or go directly to the sites. Bring garden gloves and tools, if possible.)
9 a.m. to 1 p.m., landscaping at Friday Harbor Elementary School
9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Clean up at Jackson’s Beach
9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Landscaping and cleaning at the Mullis Senior Center
10 a.m., landscaping and weeding at the Children’s Center.
9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Orcas Island Elementary School
10 a.m. to 1 p.m., paint outdoor playground equipment at the Children’s House
9 a.m. to 1 p.m., apple picking and gardening at the Montessori
United Way of San Juan County is a local 501 (c) 3 nonprofit dedicated to helping islanders in situations of poverty, preventing worsening poverty and preserving the quality of life for all islanders. Call 360-378-4121 for questions.