Washington, DC: Hands On DC Work-a-Thon

The DC chapter of LSE Alumni and Friends will be sending a team of volunteers to participate in the Hands On DC Work-a-Thon. Friends and family welcome.

Each spring at Hands On DC's annual Work-a-thon, over 2,000 Hands on DC volunteers from across Washington, DC spend one day working in approximately 30 DC public schools on basic improvement projects such as painting, cleaning, landscaping, and special projects like rehabilitating playgrounds and wiring classrooms for Internet access.

Registration closes Friday, May 4th, 2012.

Date/Time: Saturday, May 19th, 2012.
Volunteers will arrive at schools at 9:00 and work on projects taking a break for lunch as a group. A celebration party with the other teams/locations will take place at a location TBD later that night.

Location: The LSE Team will most likely be placed at Booker T Washington School, a five minute walk from the U Street Station on the Yellow/Green Lines. Project will include landscaping and painting projects.

Friends and family including children ages 12+ are welcome to join.

Please sign up online:

Registration closes Friday, May 4th, 2012.

Event Location:
Various Public Schools in the District of Columbia

Event Schedule:

Volunteers arrive at their school and sign-in 5/19/2012 8:45 am - 9:15 am
Volunteers work on projects 5/19/2012 9:15 am - 12:00 pm
Lunch 5/19/2012 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Volunteers finish projects 5/19/2012 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Volunteers clean-up project area 5/19/2012 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Volunteers go home and rest 5/19/2012 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Celebration Party - Location TBD 5/19/2012 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

General Volunteer: No Fees
If you raise $50 you receive a free t-shirt. Choosing a shirt size during registration does not commit you to purchasing a shirt.