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Memorial Day Weekend Farming: 5/27 @ The Youth Farm

Brooklyn, New York

Sunday | May 27, 2018

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Sheridan Ave Orchard Volunteering

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Monday | May 28, 2018

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RTWPhilly Social Justice Book Club: When We Rise

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Tuesday | May 29, 2018

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BUGs Homewood Gardening Volunteering

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Tuesday | May 29, 2018

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Sankofa Community Gardening Volunteering

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Wednesday | May 30, 2018

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5/30 BK NAACP Civic Engagement Committee Get Out the Vote Phone Banking Session

Brooklyn, New York

Wednesday | May 30, 2018

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Lotus House Volunteering

Miami, Florida

Wednesday | May 30, 2018

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Garfield Community Farm Volunteering

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Thursday | May 31, 2018

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Neighborhood Beautification Day at Brilliant Detroit

Detroit, Michigan

Saturday | June 2, 2018

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Southwest Neighborhood Beautification Day

Detroit, Michigan

Saturday | June 2, 2018

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Social Justice Film Series & Detroit Farm Crew – ‘Tomorrow’

Detroit, Michigan

Sunday | June 3, 2018

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Brunch ‘n’ Serve: In the Garden

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Sunday | June 3, 2018

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Philly FIGHT Volunteer NIGHT

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Monday | June 4, 2018

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Brooklyn Community Services PS 21 After-School Program Info Session

Brooklyn, New York

Tuesday | June 5, 2018

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Enright Community Garden

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Wednesday | June 6, 2018

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Period Pantry and Menstrual Equality: A Cocktails with a Conscience

Brooklyn, New York

Thursday | June 7, 2018

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PeerCorps Closing Program

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Friday | June 8, 2018

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Bike and Garden!

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Sunday | June 10, 2018

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J 2.0 Volunteer at Bushwick City Farm

Brooklyn, New York

Sunday | June 10, 2018

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JRA: Pack & Deliver Boxes!

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Sunday | June 10, 2018

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Yoga in the garden

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Monday | June 11, 2018

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Community Builder Awards!

Brooklyn, New York

Wednesday | June 13, 2018

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Gun Violence Community Roundtable

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Monday | June 18, 2018

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Volunteer Gardening with FIT Farms

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Sunday | June 24, 2018

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Picnic in the Garden

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Sunday | June 24, 2018

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Chef in the Garden

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Monday | June 25, 2018

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RTW Summer Meal Serving Series with The Social Action Network

Miami, Florida

Sunday | July 15, 2018

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Memorial Day Weekend Farming: 5/27 @ The Youth Farm

The Brooklyn Farm Crew is a group of dedicated volunteers who farm together in Central Brooklyn. Make volunteering part of your Memorial Day Weekend and join us at an amazing local farm before heading off to the beach or a bbq!


The Youth Farm is an education-focused production farm in Brooklyn that offers New Yorkers opportunities to increase their knowledge of the food system and build high level organic growing skills to share with their communities. The Youth Farm grows organic food and flowers on one acre for the community and beyond, and offers hands-on farm training and leadership opportunities for youth and adults. It is located on the lawn of the Wingate Campus, and is partnered with the High School for Public Service. The Youth Farm is dedicated to stewarding their soil, ensuring that it will be healthy for many growing seasons to come.

Expect to get your hands dirty pitching in on a variety of organic farming activities: composting, seed starting, irrigation, building projects, harvests, weeding and more. Make sure to wear sunscreen and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty, and bring water and snacks.


Volunteers must be 18+ years old.

Date

Sunday | May 27, 2018

Time

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM eastern time

Location

Brooklyn, New York, 11203

Sheridan Ave Orchard Volunteering

Join Repair the World in expanding and maintaining our garden on Sheridan Avenue! This opportunity is located at 315 Sheridan Ave and starts 5:30 pm, ending at sundown

Date

Monday | May 28, 2018

Time

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM eastern time

Location

315 Sheridan Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15206

RTWPhilly Social Justice Book Club: When We Rise

Come out join the fellows of Repair the World: Philadelphia for a social justice book club. This months book is When We Rise by Cleve Jones, inpartnership with Philly FIGHT. We look forward to holding a conversation about this text with you over pizza and snacks, and then joining Philly FIGHT in service on Monday, June 4th, from 6:30-8:30 pm on 1233 Locust St!


 As always, we encourage that you borrow a book from a library or friend, or purchased it used.


See you all there!

Date

Tuesday | May 29, 2018

Time

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM eastern time

Location

4029 Market Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104

BUGs Homewood Gardening Volunteering

Join Repair the World’s Pittsburgh Farm Crew in volunteering with the Black Urban Gardeners and Farmers of Pittsburgh Co-op (BUG- FPC) in Homewood. No previous gardening or farming experience needed!



BUG-FPC was created out of the need to unite black urban agriculturalist in the Pittsburgh area for support and to dismantle the systemic racism that infiltrates our communities to further improvised already oppress people. We are building an urban farm an urban farm in Homewood that will be a hoop house model to grow food and generate specialty products. In collaboration with Mama Africa’s Green, this will empower us to reach more under served communities in food deserts. Our farm is the Homewood Historical Urban Farm.












Date

Tuesday | May 29, 2018

Time

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM eastern time

Location

7043 Monticello Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15208

Sankofa Community Gardening Volunteering

Come join Repair the World as we help maintain Sankofa Village Garden. No gardening or farming expierance required. 

Date

Wednesday | May 30, 2018

Time

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM eastern time

Location

North Braddock Avenue and Susquehanna St. Homewood Pittsburgh, PA 15208

5/30 BK NAACP Civic Engagement Committee Get Out the Vote Phone Banking Session

Join the Brooklyn NAACP‘s Civic Engagement Committee and Repair the World NYC for a phone banking event to Get Out the Vote! Volunteers are needed to make calls to constituents of the 9th Congressional District to remind them that election season 2018 will soon be upon us. Additionally, volunteers may register guests to vote and/or canvass the neighborhood with fliers, encouraging community members to vote. Join us to to encourage neighbors to exercise their crucial democratic right and make a difference in 2018!

Date

Wednesday | May 30, 2018

Time

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM eastern time

Location

808 Nostrand Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, 11216

Lotus House Volunteering

Relax after work by playing with the children living at the Lotus House women’s shelter! We will be playing games and spending time with the young residents.






*this event is for young professionals (18+)

Date

Wednesday | May 30, 2018

Time

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM eastern time

Location

217 Northwest 15th Street
Miami, Florida, 33136

Garfield Community Farm Volunteering

Join Repair the World in helping to maintain the large permaculture urban Garfield Community Farm! No gardening or farming experience is necessary.

Date

Thursday | May 31, 2018

Time

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM eastern time

Location

509 Wicklow Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15224

Neighborhood Beautification Day at Brilliant Detroit

Join Repair the World at Brilliant Detroit in Southwest Detroit’s annual Neighborhood Beautification Day! With your help, we will paint the porch, beautify the areas surrounding the entrance and yard, and assemble porch benches and picnic tables. All of this will brighten up the Southwest location’s grounds for the more than 450 participating families in this neighborhood.

Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty and closed-toe shoes.

Snacks will be provided. For breakfast before the event, join the rest of the Neighborhood Beautification Day volunteers at the FREC (2826 Bagley Ave) at 8am.

Date

Saturday | June 2, 2018

Time

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM eastern time

Location

5675 Larkins St
Detroit, Michigan, 48210

Southwest Neighborhood Beautification Day

Each year, hundreds of volunteers come together for Neighborhood Beautification Day in southwest Detroit to plant gardens, weed and mulch, paint, and clear brush and debris.

This year’s event is on Saturday, June 2 from 8:00 a.m. to noon. It begins at the Ford Resource and Engagement Center (the Mercado) for breakfast and orientation. Volunteers then work in teams at 11 sites. Check out the site locations here.

Our annual Neighborhood Beautification Day is truly a collaborative effort of residents, community organizations, businesses, and individuals committed to community service and the continuing revitalization of southwest Detroit.

Date

Saturday | June 2, 2018

Time

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM eastern time

Location

2826 Bagley Ave.
Detroit, Michigan, 48216

Social Justice Film Series & Detroit Farm Crew – ‘Tomorrow’

Join us for the next event in our Social Justice Film Series, a collaboration with Detroit Farm Crew! We will be watching and discussing ‘Tomorrow’. Your $5 donation will support Georgia Street Community Collective and Keep Growing Detroit. Free for GRP members! Snacks will be provided.


If you have any questions, email [email protected]

Date

Sunday | June 3, 2018

Time

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM eastern time

Location

2701 Bagley Avenue
Detroit, Michigan, 48216

Brunch ‘n’ Serve: In the Garden


Join us for gardening at Sheridan Avenue Orchard followed by lunch at our workshop!




Please wear closed-toed shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty!


Date

Sunday | June 3, 2018

Time

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM eastern time

Location

315 Sheridan Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15206

Philly FIGHT Volunteer NIGHT

Repair the World: Philadelphia, Moishe House Philadelphia, and Philadelphia FIGHT invite you to spend a wonderful Monday evening giving back and meeting cool people while doing it!


The evening will consist of hands-on volunteering with Philadelphia FIGHT (1233 Locust St.), a comprehensive health services organization for people living with HIV/AIDS and those at high risk. Our project will involve packaging conference materials for the AIDS Education Summit in mid-June: “End AIDS: The HIV Prevention and Outreach Summit.” We will provide a light dinner!


This event is FREE but space is limited, so sign up and let us know you’ll be there! 

Date

Monday | June 4, 2018

Time

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM eastern time

Location

1233 Locust Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19107

Brooklyn Community Services PS 21 After-School Program Info Session

Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) seeks volunteers for our afterschool programs to tutor students and provide homework help or general classroom support.


BCS envisions ONE Brooklyn Community,where all members of our community can access an excellent education, job opportunities, safe and affordable housing, and quality and affordable health care and wellness programs.


This info session will provide information on how to get involved in volunteering at BCS after-school programs. 


Volunteers must be 16+


***Dinner will be served***


Please contact [email protected] with any questions 



Date

Tuesday | June 5, 2018

Time

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM eastern time

Location

808 Nostrand Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, 11216

Enright Community Garden

Join Repair the World in helping to maintain Enright Community Garden! No gardening or farming experience is necessary.

Date

Wednesday | June 6, 2018

Time

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM eastern time

Location

Topaz Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15206

Period Pantry and Menstrual Equality: A Cocktails with a Conscience

Did you know that over a lifetime, the average cost associated with getting your period can be almost $18,000? For many this is unaffordable and can lead to many health challenges. 


Join Repair the World, The Bed Stuy Campaign Against Hunger,  and Brooklyn Community Service’s TLC Women’s Shelter for an evening of meaningful dialogue around menstrual equality and the work organizations are doing in Brooklyn to address it. Learn about the challenges people face with lack of access to menstrual hygiene products, and hear from leaders Dr. Melony Samuels, and Adrienne Terry working to address this issue. Food and drink will be provided.


Support the cause by donating menstrual hygiene products now through June 7th to benefit BSCAH by dropping off at collection site 808 Nostrand Ave. 


Any questions, please reach out to Miriam Lipschutz at [email protected] or Becca Atlas at [email protected]

Date

Thursday | June 7, 2018

Time

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM eastern time

Location

808 Nostrand Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, 11216

PeerCorps Closing Program

Join us for a Shabbat dinner in celebration of the Spring 2018 PeerCorps Mentors and Mentees, catered by Jackie Kennedy Catering!

Date

Friday | June 8, 2018

Time

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM eastern time

Location

6022 Broad Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15206

Bike and Garden!

Join Repair the World and Healthy Ride for a guided bike tour to gardens in the East End. We will volunteer at each garden before biking on to the next! No bike? No problem! Healthy Ride bikes will be available for those who need them! Please select the ticket option “Need a Healthy Ride Bike” below if you will need a healthy ride bike for this event.


We will START at the Penn and Whitfield Healthy Ride station (9:45 am)


Bike to Sheridan Avenue Orchard, 315 Sheridan Ave, then volunteer at the orchard and garden


Bike to Larimer Community Garden, then volunteer at the community garden


We will END at the Penn and Whitfield Healthy Ride station (12:30 pm)






Date

Sunday | June 10, 2018

Time

9:45 AM - 12:30 PM eastern time

Location

Whitfield and Penn Healthy Ride Station

J 2.0 Volunteer at Bushwick City Farm

Hey J-Teen alumni and friends! Join Repair the World at Bushwick City Farm for an afternoon of volunteering.


Bushwick City Farms  is a network of open spaces run by neighborhood volunteers that provide free food, clothing, and educational programs for the community. Centered in the heart of Bushwick, Brooklyn, the farms create a unique opportunity to experience active models of responsible food productions. Their motto is give-as-you-can, take-only-as-you-need. 


We will be turning compost, weeding, watering, prepping beds, feeding chickens, and more! Please wear clothing and close-toed shoes that can get dirty, gloves, a hat and bring a bottle of water.


Any Questions? Please reach out to Miriam at [email protected]

Date

Sunday | June 10, 2018

Time

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM eastern time

Location

354 Stockton Street
Brooklyn, New York, 11206

JRA: Pack & Deliver Boxes!

Come be part of this large monthly effort to get food to people in need. In collaboration with the Jewish Relief Agency of Pittsburgh we will pack up boxes of food, and then deliver them (by car) to families and individuals around Pittsburgh. This is a great opportunity for the whole family to give back before Thanksgiving!

WE ARE IN NEED OF DRIVERS: please email if you can drive!

• End time is approximate and will vary depending on the delivery route/number of deliveries you make.

• But, the more volunteers = the faster we can pack the boxes! 

• You do not have to be able to drive/deliver to come and pack boxes, but drivers are needed! You can choose the route/number of deliveries that is most convenient for you.

• All ages, backgrounds, and abilities welcome!

• Be there just before 9am for free coffee and snacks.

Thanks! Meet you there – just look for folks in Repair the World t-shirts – or if you need a ride, please email [email protected]!

Date

Sunday | June 10, 2018

Time

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM eastern time

Location

6022 Broad St
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15206

Yoga in the garden

Come to Sheridan Avenue Orchard for a “Pay what makes you happy” yoga class taught by Stefanie Zito from 5-5:45 pm. Followed by an evening of gardening at Sheridan Avenue Orchard. Please bring your own mats, no gardening experience required.

Date

Monday | June 11, 2018

Time

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM eastern time

Location

Sheridan Ave and Station Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15206

Community Builder Awards!

Join Repair the World NYC for a fun-filled evening as we come together to celebrate our key community partners and supporters who build our community through service!


On this wonderful evening we will be honoring:


Faith and John Leener | Base Brooklyn


Jason Reis | Bushwick City Farm


Jeremy Boravitz | Brooklyn Beit Midrash 


Janae Joseph | Bedstuy Campaign Against Hunger 


Anthonine Pierre | Brooklyn Movement Center


Yehuda Webster | Moishe House Park Slope/Equality for Flatbush 


Kate Thomas | Brooklyn Landmark Elementary 


Kaberi Banerjee Murthy | Brooklyn Community Foundation


Kerry Brodie | Emma’s Torch 


Edward McWilliams | Crown Heights Community Mediation Center

Date

Wednesday | June 13, 2018

Time

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM eastern time

Location

231 Rogers Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, 11225

Gun Violence Community Roundtable

Join Repair the World, the Black Political Empowerment Project, Pitt’s Violence Prevention Intitative, and 3E Now for a community roundtable on gun violence and how it affects youth in Pittsburgh. Our discussion will focus on school and community violence, and we’ll brainstorm action steps on how to alleviate these issues. 




Light refreshments will be served. 

Date

Monday | June 18, 2018

Time

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM eastern time

Location

6022 Broad Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15206

Volunteer Gardening with FIT Farms

Come join Repair the World at FIT Farms 

Date

Sunday | June 24, 2018

Time

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM eastern time

Location

Corner of Hillcrest and N. Pacific Ave
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15224

Picnic in the Garden

Come together to celebrate a great year of programming with one last fun service event. Pack a picnic lunch and a blanket and we’ll pick ingredients for a salad to share from the Sheridan Ave Orchard and Garden. Please wear sunscreen, closed-toed shoes and hats, and bring a water bottle!

Date

Sunday | June 24, 2018

Time

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM eastern time

Location

315 Sheridan Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15206

Chef in the Garden

Come join Jamilka Borges executive chef at the Independent Brewing Company and Hidden Harbor for a cooking demonstration in Sheridan Avenue Orchard followed by an evening of gardening. Please RSVP, space is limited.

Date

Monday | June 25, 2018

Time

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM eastern time

RTW Summer Meal Serving Series with The Social Action Network


Repair the World Miami and the Social Action Network will be serving meals this summer at Camillus House!




Join other young professionals and be a part of the over 500,000 meals that Camillus House will serve in 2018!






July 15th – Dinner (4:30-6:30pm)



July 29th – Lunch (11am-2pm)


August 19th – Dinner (4:30-6:30pm)


September 16th – Dinner (4:30-6:30pm)




Space is limited so please sign up!

Date

Sunday | July 15, 2018

Time

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM eastern time

Location

1603 Northwest 7th Avenue
Miami, Florida, 33136