American River Parkway Foundation has volunteer projects available for large groups on a flexible basis. Projects can be tailored to any group, including clean ups, gardening projects, park and trail maintenance, and many other options. Contact Team Giving if you have a large group interested in working along the river.
Garden Clean Up
Chicks in Crisis has a food garden and a healing garden that are in need of maintenance. Weeding, fixing and/or building planters, pruning, putting in new plants, etc., Great for a small-to-medium sized group this spring! Schedule is flexible.
ReCreate is committed to reducing waste in our community—and inspiring others to do the same—through art, education, and imagination. They have a "Maker's Space" where they hold classes and workshops, and would really like to update it. They would like 3-5 Flip-Top benches built and perhaps some shelving put up. This is great for a group who wants to work with their hands to build something new that will make a lasting impact on a great organization.
8417 Washington Blvd. #135 Roseville, CA95678
Sutter Street Theater needs shelves installed in the rafters.
Storage Organization & Clean Up
Sutter Street Theater needs their Storage area organized and cleaned up in order to preserve space and take proper inventory. A small-to-medium group can come in for a few hours to get this done.
Birthday Boxes for Foster Youth
Purchase supplies and wrap birthday boxes for local foster youth! While every child has a birthday, not every child has an opportunity to celebrate; foster children often have birthdays forgotton, or providing a party is a burden on caregives. Something as simple as a birthday party can bring joy and hope to a foster child -- and you can help! Businesses can run a drive for birthday party supplies and/or pack and wrap boxes that will be delivered to foster children to make them feel special and cared for.
Right Hand Auburn Bike & Storage Area
Right Hand Auburn shelter would like a small-to-medium group of volunteers to build a bike and storage area for residents.
11442 E Ave Auburn,
Right Hand Auburn Lockers
Residents of Right Hand Auburn Shelter don't have many belongings, but those that they do have are precious to them. If a small team could come out to build some lockers, or build them at home and install them, it would go a long way to protecting these items.
11442 E Ave. Auburn,
Right Hand Auburn Shade Structure
Right Hand Auburn shelter would like a small team to schedule a day to build a shade structure outside for the residents during the hot summer months.
11442 E Ave Auburn,
American River Headwaters Restoration (Overnight Project)
This is a very special project for a group of up to 15 volunteers. The American River Headwaters is maintained by the American River Conservancy, and needs a group to come on a two-day overnight trip dedicated to trail clean-up and restoration, trail brushing and weed removal, stream restoration, and aquatic habitat enhancement. Training will be provided, and the date is flexible between July and October.
About 2 hours from Coloma, CA in the high country near French Meadows Reservoir.
Wakamatsu Farm Memorial Space
The farm is in need of a memorial space for donor recognition. This project would be a start-to-finish commitment to the design and construction of the memorial.
941 Cold Springs Rd. Placerville, CA
Wakamatsu Farm Shade Structure
The farm is in need of a formal gathering place. This project would be a start-to-finish commitment to the design and construction of a shade structure with solar panels on the roof.