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Volunteers gather to clean up SE Portland neighborhood

Each year, volunteers raise money, recycle, pick up trash and take care of graffiti in Southeast Portland neighborhoods.

The Kerns and the Buckman neighborhood associations are hosting their annual neighborhood cleanups on Saturday, April 19 from 9:00 a.m. until noon. Come by the Hinson Baptist Church at 1315 S.E. 20th Ave. with recyclable materials including e-waste, batteries, tires, yard debris and metals.

Items not accepted include hazardous waste, concrete, paint, fluorescent bulbs, lithium car batteries, dirt and Styrofoam peanuts. See the full list of what to bring here: www.kernspdx.org.

The neighborhood associations will accept a $10 to $30 donation for each load of recycling that will be put towards hiring graffiti removal crews as well as collaborative neighborhood events.

For more information or to volunteer, contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503-784-8785.

Julia Rogers can be reached at 503-546-5137 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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