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Sep 12, 2019

Thank you Clean-Up Volunteers!

The numbers are in! 4.5 tons of trash were removed by 150+ STELLAR volunteers during our 12th annual Johnson Creek Clean-Up!

photo by Lloyd Vivola

Each and every person who came to remove trash is literally a CREEK HERO- thank you all so much!

We also had rad helpers from teams who came out-
Clackamas Rotary
Precision Castparts Corp.
Oregon Zoo Environmental Conservation Outreach Team
Oregon Trail Recovery
ROSE Community Development
River Runners and
Boy Scouts troop 22

This event is a big community effort and we have so many people to thank for the success of the day! Also, feel free to tag yourself in the photos HERE. 🙂 🙂

Many thanks to our partners:

North Clackamas Parks & Recreation District
Portland Parks & Recreation,
SolveSunset Garbage Collection,
Hoodview Disposal & Recycling,
Bureau of Environmental ServicesAmerican Rivers, the Milwaukie shirt company (with a new brick and mortar in downtown Milwaukie!) and the Overland Park Coalition for their partnership and support.

Also a big thanks to our funders the Mintkeski Family Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation, The The Autzen FoundationClackamas County Water Environment Services, and Portland General Electric

Breakfast and lunch treats would not be possible without our food donors
Walmart
Costcoo
Safeway
Souplantation/Sweet Tomatoes
Organically Grown Company
Spielman Wholesale Bagels
Little T American Baker
Crema Coffee + Bakery
American Family Video and Espresso
and Carco (for propane grillin)

And thanks to our fantastic local raffle donors
Next Adventure
Oregon Zoo
Roosevelt’s Terrariums
Wallace Books
The Hollywood Theatre
Red Pine Acupuncture
Townshend’s Tea company
Target Clackamas
Kids At Heart Toys
I’ve Been Framed-Discount Art Supplies
Artist & Craftsman Supply SE Portland
Milwaukie Shirt Company
Tasty N Sons 3808 N. Williams Portland Oregon
Lan Su Chinese Garden

and Coava Coffee Roasters Coffee Roasters for supplying biodegradable burlap sacks as some of our garbage bags-they’re porous and allow water to drain which makes for a lighter and greener trash pick up experience. 🙂

Hope to see you at one of our upcoming Johnson Creek Days events in September or at one of our restoration events this fall!

Photo by Lloyd Vivola