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Volunteers Continue to Rise Up at Operation Uplift!

11/01/2018, By Valley of the Sun United Way

Guadalupe was filled with volunteers from across the Valley at the October 27th Operation Uplift event.

Nearly 200 volunteers came to rise up and help with projects including:

  • Cleaning and harvesting at the Semalulukut Community garden
  • Painting the pool room in the Guadalupe Senior Center
  • Adding 3 new garden beds to the Guadalupe Family Resource Center
  • Sprucing up the Mercado
  • Clearing American Legion Post 124
  • Adding a beautiful 100 ft. historical mural
  • School beautification projects at both the Getz Pre-School and Frank Elementary

Because of these volunteers and a local artist, we were able to create what felt like a new space as we continue the work of community empowerment.

Check Out the Fun!

Take a look at the photos from the day here!

You Can Rise Up, Too

Operation Uplift kicked off in September and will have monthly events leading up to National Volunteer Week April 12-20, 2019, when dozens of volunteer events will be available throughout the week, ending with a big celebration on Saturday, April 20.

We hope you can join us on November 17th for Operation Uplift in Roosevelt. Check out www.vsuw.org/uplift for more information.

 

 

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