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4/26 IS COMCAST CARES DAY, LARGEST CORPORATE DAY OF SERVICE IN NATION
800 volunteers from Comcast, Community to gather to rehab homes in the West Perrine Community of Miami-Dade County.
WHAT: Rebuilding Together Miami-Dade in the West Perrine Community will participate in Comcast Cares Day, the company’s signature day of service and the nation’s largest single-day corporate volunteer effort. 800 Comcast and community volunteers will paint, clean, landscape, participate in children’s village & prepare care packages for the elderly & veterans of Miami-Dade.
In addition to Rebuilding Together Miami-Dade, United Way of Miami-Dade, and City Year, thousands of local Comcast and NBCUniversal employees and their families and friends will participate to restore 15 selected homes that are in dire need of assistance. Many of the homeowners are elderly, disable, or veterans living on less than $20,00 a year.
Nationally, Comcast estimates that more than 80,000 volunteers will participate in more than 700 projects and that since Comcast Cares Day began, a half million employees and friends and family have participated and completed more than 3 million volunteer hours.
WHEN: Saturday, April 26, 7:30AM -2:00PM
WHERE: St. Peter’s Missionary Baptist Church
17901 SW 107th Ave.
Miami, FL 33157
NOTE: Members of the general public can sign up by visiting:
www.comcastinthecommunity.com, searching for projects in Miami and selecting the “Rebuilding Together Miami Dade- Powering Dreams in Our Community” project. Volunteers also need to register with Rebuilding Together Miami-Dade by visiting www.rebuildingtogethermiami.org and selecting the green “Volunteer to Help!” button on the right. Volunteers should complete a new volunteer application and specify “Comcast Cares Day” as the project. Onsite registration will be available, but participants are encouraged to sign up beforehand to ensure they get a t-shirt.