Watertown Residents Paint, Cleanup, and More for Annual Volunteer Day

Watertown – Hundreds of residents dispersed to various parts of town over the weekend to partake in the Watertown Community Foundation’s annual “Watertown Helps Out” day of volunteerism. Community members painted, raked, picked up trash, and even cleaned computers at different locations throughout Watertown.


Photo by Dan Hogan

State Representative Jonathan Hecht and State Senator Will Brownsberger led a cleanup of the bike path that runs through East Watertown. “We have a lot of great organizations and projects going around town that always need extra hands,” said Hecht. “Having a day like this, it’s an opportunity for everyone to it together.”


Photo by Dan Hogan

This is the third year that the Community Foundation has organized the volunteer effort, with crowds getting bigger each year. This year, over 25 organizations either hosted or sponsored cleanup events.

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Story by Dan Hogan, News Producer
Video by Sam Dudley, Videographer
Filmed on May 07, 2016

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