City of Boise seeking service projects for inaugural Boise Kind Day

Day of service set for Saturday, June 22nd
Posted at 10:17 AM, Apr 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-25 12:17:19-04

BOISE, Ida. — The City of Boise is getting ready to launch Boise Kind Day and organizers are searching for service projects focused on improving the community. The city and Boise Kind partners will take part in the day of service and volunteering on Saturday, June 22nd.

Boise Mayor Dave Bieter is encouraging the community to join the effort. Service organizations, faith groups, non-profits, neighborhood associations and other community groups can submit helpful, fun and kind service projects for residents to get involved with on Boise Kind Day. Businesses can also take part with service teams or free or discounted services on Boise Kind Day. People or groups submitting projects will be responsible for managing their volunteers on June 22nd.

Once Boise Kind Day projects have been submitted and approved, the city will organize a community-wide call for volunteers so that residents can sign-up to take part int he project of their choice. Service projects can be submitted by filling out the form here, The deadline for submission is Monday, May 13th.

In addition to community generated projects, the City of Boise will coordinate a number of volunteer projects including a neighborhood goathead clean-up and opportunities to spruce up a number of parks throughout the city.

All service project ideas are welcome. Below are a few ideas to spark your imagination:

  • Beautify a neighborhood by cleaning up litter and clearing debris
  • Help your neighbor(s) clear their overgrown front or backyard
  • Plant a community garden
  • Spruce up a non-profit with a fresh coat of paint or a clean-up project
  • Organize a drive to contribute household items to non-profits that accept them
  • Offer a free service such as pet screenings or haircuts

For more information on the city of Boise, click here. You can also follow the city on social media: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.