Volunteer during Activate Good’s 9/11 Weekend of Service 2022

Join in during this year’s 9/11 Weekend of Service and give back in the Raleigh community.

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Spend your weekend beautifying one of Raleigh’s community gardens.

Photo via Activate Good

Calling all Raleighites looking to give back. Volunteer during the Activate Good’s 9/11 Weekend of Service running Fri., Sept. 9-Sun., Sept. 11. The program is intended to honor those lost on Sept. 11, 2001 through acts of service. Here’s a look at just a few of the many volunteer opportunities where you can clean, plant, organize, and even horse groom this weekend:

  • Beautify a community garden | Fri., Sept. 9 | 8:30-10:30 a.m. | Social, active | Assist with some much needed renovations to Raleigh’s community gardens. 🌷
  • Wrap diapers for families | Fri., Sept. 9 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Independent, virtual opportunity | Count + wrap diapers and pull-ups for the Diaper Bank of North Carolina. 🍼
  • Build new public hiking trails | Sat., Sept. 10 | 8:45 a.m.-12 p.m. | Social, active | Help build nature trails on the Tar River Land Conservancy nature preserve for fall hikers. 🥾
  • Host free horse trail rides for first responders | Sat., Sept. 10 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Social, active | Help with set up, grooming, and parking at this Horses for Hope TRC event for first responders + their families. 🐎
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