Wells Fargo Presents: A New Century of Service in partnership with United Way and Volunteer Odyssey

On May 22, join like-minded Memphians for a day of service and celebrating all that is good in the city by taking time to give back. United Way of the Mid-South and Volunteer Odyssey are hosting service projects across the city and we invite you to participate.

Join us at the Pipkin Building for a morning rally to kick off A New Century of Service. You’ll receive a welcome from the Memphis and Shelby County Mayors, your free t-shirts, breakfast, and instructions for your project.

7:30 – 8:30 | Century of Service Kickoff at the Pipkin Building (940 Early Maxwell Blvd)
8:30 – 9:00 | Volunteers drive themselves to the project sites.
9:00 – 12:00 | Volunteer experience from the list below

River Front Painting (All spots are filled)

Do you enjoy working outdoors? Do you love the view from the Mississippi River Front?  Then this opportunity is perfect for you! In celebration of the Memphis Bi-Centennial, the Memphis River Parks Partnership is working to beautify the river front.  We are asking volunteers to assist us in painting the rails that line the Mississippi river parks. We will meet up at the Beale Street Landing. All supplies will be provided.  No experience with painting necessary.

Please be ready to roll up your sleeves and wear clothes that you don’t mind getting a little dirty.

This Project is Full. Project Information.

Riverfront Cleanup with Clean Memphis

(All spots are filled)

We will be picking up litter that has been left behind as the Mississippi River recedes. This is important to keep our city and environment clean as well as to keep litter from entering our waterways and ending up in the ocean. Litter in our waterways has an enormous impact on the environment and the animals that live in the aquatic ecosystems. In particular, when plastic ends up in the environment it never goes away!

This Project is Full. Project Information.

Tires to Trails – Tire Clean-Up

Memphis City Beautiful and the City of Memphis have partnered with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation to bring a 3-mile long walking and biking trail to T.O. Fuller State Park. The trail will be made up of more than 40,000 tires we will collect around the Memphis Area, and when it is complete, it will be one of the longest porous trails in the world.  This collection day will take place at one of eight collection sites around the city. The location will be announced soon.

All volunteers are asked to wear long pants and closed toe shoes, gloves will be provided and water will be on site.

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Meal Packing at the Mid-South Food Bank

(All spots are filled)

The Mid-South Food Bank feeds thousands of people across the Mid-South region every day. Volunteers are needed to help sort and package donated goods in order to support the Food Bank’s mission of eliminating hunger in the Mid-South.

This Project is Full. Project Information.