MCSC supporting 9/11 Day volunteer projects

On the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, Michiganders will unite in service in the same remarkable way that so many came together following the attacks.

The Michigan Community Service Commission, along with the Michigan Nonprofit Association, is supporting eight volunteer projects to honor the September 11th Day of Service and Remembrance that address disaster preparedness and support first responders, veterans and military families.

Through these projects, more than 1,000 volunteers will serve more than 5,000 hours.

“We are proud to help provide opportunities for volunteers to serve on September 11,” said Ginna Holmes, executive director of the Michigan Community Service Commission. “We look forward to seeing the impact volunteers make in communities across the state.”

The volunteer projects include:

  1. Muskegon - United Way of Lakeshore Day of Caring:
  2. Lansing - The Northtown Neighborhood Cleanup:
  3. Ann Arbor Natural Area Preservation Cleanup
  4. United Way of Genesee County Smoke Alarm Installation:
  5. Grand Rapids: Be Prepared Disaster Readiness Area:
  6. Detroit – Supporting veterans with Blue Star Mothers of America:
  7. Grand Rapids -9/11 Remembrance Week with Ottawa Hills High School:
  8. Livonia - Madonna University 9/11 Food Drive