Approximately 400 UMass students will spend Saturday working on volunteer projects in area communities as part of the 6th Annual Mass Impact Day.
When: Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017
7:45 a.m. Kick-off breakfast in the Student Union Ballroom, UMass Amherst
8:45 a.m. Students load buses and travel to their volunteer sites
10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Volunteer activities. Here are some examples:
Lake Wallace Cleanup
Location: 66 State St., Belchertown
Students will clean up the edges of Lake Wallace and perform trail maintenance.
Location: 20 Brigham Lane, Amherst
Students will harvest vegetables from this community garden.
Holyoke Children’s Museum
Location: 444 Dwight St., Holyoke
Students will paint, perform repairs, power wash and do some demo work.
Mill River Recreation Area
Location: 95 Montague Rd., Amherst
Students will spread playground mulch, weed and mulch planting beds, paint benches and fences.
Gardening the Community
Location: 200 Walnut St., Springfield
Students will assist with farm activities at an urban farm.