Day of Action

April 12, 2015


Our Community Needs You to Connect!

You're invited to join members of the community from local churches and other organizations in a Day of Action to our community.  Volunteers will make improvements to Meadow Park Middle School and engage neighbors in a variety of acts of service and kindness.  Check out opportunities below and then simply show up on Sunday April 12th!

Schedule
  • 8:30 AM - Brief Gathering at Westside United Methodist Church (Map here)
  • 9 AM - 12:30 PM - Projects at Meadow Park Middle School and around town (see below)
  • 12:30 PM - Free Lunch for All VolunteersMeadow Park 
Middle School Projects
  • Pour cement for a secure bike rack area
  • Touch-up paint indoor paint around campus
  • Weed and plant flowers in front entryway
  • Grounds weeding and cleanup
  • Cafeteria painting
  • Cleaning and hanging flags in the cafeteria

Simple Acts of Kindness and Service
  • Create and deliver sack lunches for homeless people in Portland (lunches made at Cedar Hills Baptist)
  • Homemade baked brownies, cupcakes and cookies for local Police & Fire Department, DMV, and workers at a local strip-club ("strippers" need to know their valuable and loved individuals!)
  • Slices of pizza handed out to anyone who looks hungry at nearby MAX stops, bus stops, etc.
  • Small starter flower pots delivered to household doorsteps in Cedar Hills. 
Fore more info, contact Pastor Curtis Buthe (curtisbuthe@gmail.com)

Day of Action 2015 Happens April 12!  

This year's Day of Action will be our 4th annual day of service to our community. Plans are being made to work on a variety of projects including: beautification of Meadow Park Middle School and Barnes Elementary School; litter cleanup in parks and high visibility areas; meals for Portland homeless residents; and delivery of baked treats to local fire & police stations, and to US War veterans being treated for PTSD at Cedar Hills Hospital. 

What we need most is . . . YOU!  Everyone is welcome to join the fun. We meet at Meadow Park Middle School at 9 AM on April 12. Most projects are complete by 1 PM. Lunch is included.   

We are now accepting donations of many items needed to make this a great day.  Needs include:
  • Soil
  • Plants  (flowers for planting on school grounds)
  • Bark dust or chips
  • Weed barrier
  • Baking supplies for goodies to be delivered (see above)
  • Painting supplies
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Donations of food from local restaurants  to feed hungry volunteers
Each Day of Action is a little different, but you can get a feel for it by watching last year's Day of Action video below. 
video