For groups of all sizes and ages that want to maintain a particular area.
Adopt-A-Spot is for schools, businesses, civic groups, churches or families who want to maintain a particular area. It provides an opportunity for groups of any size to regularly volunteer and set their own schedule.
Adopt-A-Spot offers a means and the support for you to make your community a better place to live and play.
Maintains a stretch of road, alleys or open areas (public right-of-way) for one year
Provides people-power to pick up litter, remove illegal signs and report graffiti
Agrees to clean your Spot through the year
Notifies Keep Denver Beautiful of planned cleanup dates so we can arrange for supplies and trash pick-ups
Keep Denver Beautiful provides:
- Organizational help
- Safety and procedures training
- Clean up supplies including bags, safety vests and work gloves
- Free trash pickup after each cleanup
- Loaner tools, and
- A street sign recognizing your group as an Adopt-A-Spot sponsor. (for groups adopting significant sections of streets)
Cleanups offer participants the chance to explore details of the urban environment that often go unnoticed. Learning opportunities abound in the following areas:
- Cities are part of our ecosystems and beautification projects help to solidify understanding of these complex relationships.
- The diverse cultural, economic and social environment of Denver provides occasion to develop personal knowledge of and explore the opportunities and challenges facing urban communities.
- Joining in organized cleanups also presents the chance for positive interaction with diverse peoples from Denver’s neighborhoods.