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Volunteer Memphis set to hold SCS Day of Service, looking for volunteers

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

Volunteer Memphis is hoping the Memphis community will answer the call to volunteer their time to help spruce up several Shelby County elementary schools. 

The Shelby County Schools Day of Service is set for Saturday, July 22, when volunteers will paint, plant flowers, and do other areas of work at elementary schools in each of Memphis' nine districts, between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m.

Volunteer Memphis and SCS will be joined by volunteers from Clean Memphis, Memphis City Beautiful, Junior League of Memphis, Mass Mutual, Regions Bank and other corporations/organizations to give the schools a face lift before students walk through the doors on the first day of class.

No supplies are necessary and refreshments will be provided.

If you're interested in volunteering or learning more, click here.

Meanwhile, the district released a list of needs for each school so volunteers can better choose which school they want to support:

Dexter ES 
1) Gardening and cleaning around the school grounds.
2. Assembling furniture.
3. Clean and/or paint walls and doors in all student restrooms.

Highland Oaks ES
1) Landscape the flowerbeds surrounding the school.
2) Use artistic skills to update the cafeteria's mural.
3) Clean, paint, and update the furniture arrangement in the school's library.

Hamilton ES
1) Assist with the foundation of an outdoor garden and greenhouse space. This will begin the prep work for the students to begin there junior farmer work.
2) Cleaning and painting of foyer area.
3) General summertime clean-up of the grounds.

Scenic Hills ES
1) Gardening and cleaning around the school grounds. 
2. Assembling furniture. 
3. Clean and/or paint walls and doors in all student restrooms.

Richland ES
1. Pulling of unwanted plants, flowers and weeds around the grounds.
2. Paint portables a fun, fresh color to make them look more inviting.
3. Clean exterior windows on 1st grade/4th grade wing.
4. Minor handy work on signs and areas around school.
5. Planting of flowers!

Rozelle ES
1) Landscape the flowerbeds surrounding the school.
2) Use artistic skills to update the cafeteria's mural.
3) Clean, paint, and update the furniture arrangement in the school's library.

Sharpe ES
1) Paint classrooms
2) Paint Hallways & Restrooms
3) Minor Handy work

AB Hill ES
1) Plant flowers in courtyard
2) Paint Murals in hallway, classrooms, and courtyard

Vollentine ES
1) Painting poles in cafeteria
2) Painting trellis
3) Paint Science terms on stairwell

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