Published on November 22, 2022
Make a Difference Day 2022 Recap
Five Rivers MetroParks
View the full breakdown of Make A Difference Day on Get Connected, MetroParks' volunteer hub.
On Saturday, Oct. 22 from 9 AM to noon, 190 community volunteers served at various sites throughout Five Rivers MetroParks to help us clean up our parks, support habitat restoration efforts, and prepare for the winter season.
- 190 volunteers
- 555.75 hours served
- 1255 pounds of landfill litter & debris collected
- 325 pounds of recycling litter & debris collected
- 1.65 miles of rivers and lakes cleaned
- 2.25 acres of invasive species were removed
- 414 trees and shrubs were planted
- 11,000 flowers and bulbs were planted
We'd also like to thank our staff for leading volunteers in meaningful service, and our community sponsors and partners for their generous support:
Presenting Sponsor: CenterPoint Energy Foundation