Since the Chicago store isn't organizing a litter cleanup event for Friday, Nov 29, I had a couple ideas to share. Maybe it'll save others the trouble of figuring this out themselves!
1. Call the Chicago Park District volunteer office at (312) 742-4764. The coordinator I spoke with stated they're not planning on organizing any activities during the holiday weekend, but connected me with a local park that was happy to host our group. We're providing the person-power and materials.
2. Call the Friends of the River at (312) 939-0490 and ask for the volunteer coordinator. The person I talked to was very helpful, connecting us with possible projects, offering advice and access to tools if needed.
@JeffB thanks so much for posting these ideas/opportunities in the Chicago area! Wasn't sure if you'd seen that we have added a bunch of #OptOutside clean-up events for the upcoming weeks - they are all consolidated here! Saw this one a bit outside the city!
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