Upcoming Events

  • MLK Day of Service 2019

    Monday, January 21, 2019 at 12:30 PM
    Irving Park in Portland, OR

    Are you eager to dive into 2019 by giving back to your community? Looking to combat the long winter days with a fun and active service opportunity?

    Join YNPN Portland at Hands On Greater Portland's Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend of Service on Monday, January 21st, at 12:30pm. We will be teaming up with SOLVE to pick up litter off the streets near MLK Blvd., preventing trash from entering our waterways.

    We will meet at Irving Park (707 NE Irving St.)at 12:30pm for registration--look for the YNPN Portland sign! Please wear weather-appropriate clothing and closed-toed shoes, and bring a water bottle. All other supplies will be provided. This is a physically active event and will run until 4pm.

    Looking for a more low-key service opportunity? Not available on Monday afternoon? Check out dozens of great opportunities available throughout the MLK Weekend of Service, at www.handsonportland.org.

    We invite anyone interested in sharing their Weekend of Service experience--whether you were able to join us or not--to a casual, no-host networking happy hour after the clean up. Stay tuned for more details! No registration is necessary for this portion of the day -- feel free to drop in and say hello.


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