Lafayette Community Day

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Sat., June 4, 2022

A morning of volunteering to help your town and local nonprofit organizations, followed by a luncheon and music celebration on the green at Plaza Park what could be better? Sign-up today to select your volunteer assignment!

“Together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller

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About Community Day

On Saturday, June 4, 2022, Lafayette Community Foundation, in partnership with the City of Lafayette and the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, presents Lafayette Community Day, the first of its kind!

Did you know that volunteers power Lafayette? Much of what makes us “Love Lafayette” happens through countless hours of volunteerism. This first annual event is a celebration of what makes Lafayette so special!

First 100 volunteers to check in on June 4th will get a free Lafayette Community Day t-shirt!

The Day’s Activities 

8:30 am
During the Lafayette Community Day
festivities, Lafayette will again raise the Rainbow flag to celebrate and support our LGBTQ+ friends and neighbors.

9:00 am*
Volunteers* arrive to check in, enjoy breakfast snacks, first 100 receive a t-shirt, and donate canned goods to the White Pony Express food drive for Ukrainian refugees.

9:15 am
The rally begins and then team leaders and volunteers prepare to head out to work on projects throughout the community.

9:30 am – 12 pm
Volunteers are out and about doing their team projects.

12:30 pm 
Everyone returns to the park for lunch, a collaborative community-wide art project, a small nonprofit fair, other fun activities, music by the Traveling Wilburys Revue! and words of thanks and recognition for all those who helped to make this new annual event a big success!

*If your volunteer project has an earlier start time given, please arrive at the earlier time.

Traveling Wilburys Review

The Traveling Wilburys Revue will provide musical entertainment in Plaza Park during the Lafayette Community Day celebration.

Contribute a bag of food for Ukrainian Refugees with White Pony Express, 8 am to 11 am on June 4th at the drop-off station near Plaza Park. Click here for more information and a list of requested foods.

 

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VOLUNTEER PROJECT SIGNUPS ARE NOW OPEN

There is something for everyone with projects and activities in the focus areas of human services, youth development and education, seniors, arts and culture, diversity and kindness, and town beautification. When you click to sign-up, you will see details related if there are any physical requirements for each project. Choose the project best suited to you.

NOTE: All ages are welcome to participate in the art projects. Volunteers for other work projects need to be at least 12 years of age. Individuals under the age of 16 need to be accompanied by an adult.

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Partners & Sponsor 

The Power of Working Together and Aligning Our Efforts!

The Three Cs

Lafayette’s three Cs – Community Foundation, City, and Chamber are working shoulder-to-shoulder to bring this new annual day of volunteering and celebrating!

Together, these three important entities help to keep Lafayette strong, sustainable and welcoming for all.

A special thanks to our sponsors
Republic Services and Martin Homes!

In-Kind Sponsors 

Many others have donated in-kind gifts to make this day possible and extra special. Thank you to Amy Dryer Designs, BlueGoo Photography, Evergood Sausage, Lafayette Social, Minuteman Press – Lafayette, Noah’s Bagels, and Andrée Hurst Communications.

Participants

The following town and nonprofit participant organizations provided volunteer projects for this year’s Lafayette Community Day:

White Pony Express
Assistance League – Diablo Valley
Lamorinda Arts Council
Lamorinda Village
Lafayette Partners in Education (LPIE)
Lafayette Creeks Committee
Lafayette Parks, Trails & Recreation
Lafayette Public Works
Lafayette Senior Service

Thank you to all those who submitted project proposals!