City of Mesa News Article
Make A Difference Day
By: Laura Rodriguez
08/20/14 11:31 AM

Make a Difference Day is the most encompassing national day of helping others -- a celebration of neighbors helping neighbors. Created by USA WEEKEND Magazine, Make A Difference Day is an annual event that takes place on the fourth Saturday of every October. 
Over 1500 volunteers are expected to participate in more than 50 Love Your Block projects across the City of Mesa Saturday, October 25, 2014 as part of National Make a Difference Day.   Residents, neighborhood groups, local businesses, church groups and City of Mesa staff volunteer for a variety of beautification and cleanup projects.  Examples of service projects include painting walls and curb numbers; cleaning up parks, alleys and canals; distributing neighborhood resource bags and helping residents who need assistance with painting and landscaping.

For information on the 2014 Make a Difference Day please visit

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