2023 MLK Day of Service – Painting Business Corridor Trash Cans

2023 MLK Day of Service


Growing Community: Painting Business Corridor Trash Cans Project



 Volunteers Needed! Calling All Artistic Volunteers to Beautify the Westside

Join us to make it a “Day On, not a Day Off,” on Monday, January 16th as part of the MLK National Day of Service in Long Beach.

The Need We Serve: The Santa Fe Business Corridor needs to be beautified in order to help remove the blight in the area. Many of the businesses on the corridor have agreed to display painted artistic trash cans daily to help beautify the corridor but they need the painted trash cans to display.



How to Serve:

We need artist to help paint trash cans

If you are interested in helping, sign up here:

Volunteer Details:

What to wear:

Wear comfortable clothing that is okay to get paint on.

What to bring:

Creativity and Paint brushes if you have them.

What will be provided:

Paint supplies, and trash cans.

What to expect:

Snacks will be provided. Volunteers will be able to paint creative designs.

“Everybody can be great . . . because anybody can serve.”
– Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929 – 1968)

Thank you to our sponsors!

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