Clean and Clear is Five Points South's beautification and cleanup event that happens three times a year. From trash collection to graffiti removal and greenery efforts, this is your day to give back in your downtown.
Clean and Clear is a Five Points Alliance program and only made possible through our sponsors and partners and the City of Birmingham.
SIGN-UP: at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1B8BRQRkFbieV3jYMuglrsIAcrEEV2cdhcs7jReQ9Kac/edit
FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/591891134480211/
WHEN: Saturday, June 9, 2018 8am-1:30pm
• 8am-8:30am: Check-in
• 8:30am-11:30am: Shift - 3 hours
• 12pm-1:30pm: Volunteer lunch at Brennan’s Irish Pub
WHERE: 8am check-in at the amphitheater in Brother Bryan Park with a group orientation at 8:30am. Five Points South business district and many areas within the neighborhood are targeted for Clean and Clear efforts.
WHAT: At check-in, you’ll receive your assigned cleaning area, complimentary coffee, water and snacks. All we need you to bring is the manpower and some tools. IMPORTANT!!!! We will need 3 pressure washers, some weed eaters and a lawn mower.
TARGET AREA: Brother Bryan Park
• Litter pick-up within and around park
• Sidewalk clearing and weed cutting around park.
• Tree Trimming within park
• Sidewalk pressure washing within park
WHO: Anyone! From large companies to individuals, families with young children to college students, we’ll find a place and tasks for everyone. Sign up as an individual or gather a team.
WHY CLEAN & CLEAR: Since March 2017, 138 volunteers totaling 459 hours have made Clean and Clear Five Points South a huge success. And we know that beautification efforts like Clean and Clear create a higher quality of life by attracting visitors, residents, reducing crime, encouraging new businesses and instilling pride in the city we all call home.
RESULTS TO DATE: Over 6,700 pounds of trash and debris have been collected; 3,248 feet of sidewalks/alleys have been cleaned/cleared and problems with city infrastructure like vandalism, potholes and damaged bus stops have been reported.
Have a special project idea? Submit it here: firstname.lastname@example.org