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.


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. 🐎