Registration is open for the Katrina 10 Citywide Day of Service being sponsored by the City of New Orleans in partnership with more than 100 nonprofit, neighborhood, faith-based and education organizations.
The project is expected to engage 10,000 volunteers through the week in seven regions of the city: Central City, 7th Ward/Treme, Lake Area/Gentilly, Florida/Desire, Lower 9th Ward, New Orleans East and Algiers.
The Citywide Day of Service is open to volunteers of all ages, backgrounds and levels of experience. Volunteers can sign up for a wide range of projects including renovating, building, cleaning, painting, planting, canvassing and training. All registered volunteers will receive a limited-edition T-shirt and special seating at the Power of Community public K10 commemoration event at 5 p.m. Aug. 29 at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans.
For information on every project and sign up instructions, visit www.katrina10.org/serve.
All registered volunteers must check in at their regional hubs between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. Aug. 29. Projects will start promptly at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 12:30 p.m. Wrap-up parties with lunch, entertainment and guest speakers will occur at the regional hubs at 1 p.m.