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Rock the Block 9.11.21
A National Day of Service and Remembrance

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    Join us for a National Day of Service and Remembrance!

    September 11, 2021, is the 20th anniversary of that tragic day. On this day Americans across the country are called to volunteer in their local communities.
    Join Habitat for Humanity of Greater Cincinnati's Rock the Block team on Saturday, September 11th, as we engage with our country in a day of volunteer service in tribute to the individuals who were lost and injured in the attacks, first responders, and the many who have risen in service to defend freedom.

    We will be honoring, remembering, and serving by working in the yard, and celebrating hope in the Evanston neighborhood.

    We are thrilled to have Rock the Block 9.11.21 be one of the 100 impact projects that are the cornerstone of 100 Hometowns, an initiative to celebrate Lowe’s centennial. Lowe’s received more than 2,200 submissions to the 100 Hometowns program, which invited people across the country to nominate their hometown projects in need. The 100 Hometowns program will complete 100 projects across 37 states that rebuild areas reeling from natural disasters, repair critical housing, restore beloved community centers, and revive green spaces.

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    Who: young professionals, college students, local companies, churches, individuals, friends, neighbors, YOU!

    What: Rock the Block 9.11.21 - A National Day of Service and Remembrance is an extension of our Rock the Block programming. This year, projects will include, exterior home repairs, general clean-up, brush, overgrowth & trash removal, pulling weeds and raking, mulching and landscaping, and many more!

    When: Saturday, September 11, 2021 | 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    Where: Evanston - Opening and closing ceremonies will be located at Evanston Park
    3604 Evanston Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45207.

  • - To ensure your group is assigned to the same project, please sign up as a team.
    - Volunteer spots are limited, due to COVID-19 regulations, there will only be 10 volunteers per shift, per community project.
    - You must be registered to participate. We are not accepting walk-ins for this event.

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    Repairs for Homeowners

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Highlights from Past Rock the Block Events

Building Community - April 2021

Home is the Rock - October 2020

Lincoln Heights, October 2019

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