marvingayeparkPCW Volunteer Activity

#MLK Day of Service at Marvin Gaye Park in Washington DC

As part of their annual community King Day of Service, Washington Parks & People will host a volunteering event on Monday, January 16 at the Marvin Gaye Park Community Greening Center, 9 AM - 2 PM; all are welcome. Projects will include Community Farm maintenance and improvements; Marvin Gaye Park trail & stream clean-up and invasive weed removal; and Riverside Center painting and upgrades. Please meet at the Marvin Gaye Greening Center at 8:45 AM, and volunteers will disperse to their project areas. All tools and gloves will be provided, and the event will happen rain or shine. It will be postponed if there is a severe winter storm.

When:  Monday, January 16; 9 AM - 2 PM

Where:  Marvin Gaye Greening Center, 5000 Nannie Helen Burroughs Ave NE, Washington, DC 20019

To sign up: please email John Veras '11 at with your first name, last name, and email address. A group list will be provided to volunteering organizers, to register all. Children and teens are welcome.
Parking: Neighborhood street parking or parking at HD Woodson High School/Woodson Recreation Center
Nearest Metro Station: Benning Road (Blue/Silver lines) (about a 20 minute/1.1 mile walk to Marvin Gaye Park Community Greening Center)