The first Adopt-a-Park project was held at “A” Mountain (Sentinel Peak) on July 26, 1984 when a coalition of city and county government leaders, the business community, and volunteers from community organizations joined forces. This is the original Tucson Clean & Beautiful program, and serves as our foundation in continuing to work with community volunteer groups to improve our environment and quality of life.
Since its inception, Tucson Clean & Beautiful volunteers have contributed over 265,000 service hours at parks, washes, streets, paths/trails, and other public sites, including over 17,000 hours – valued at over $330,000 – just in the past year!
Several new groups are just starting projects, and a handful of dedicated groups have continued their Adopt-a-Park & Public Areas commitment for years, some since the program began in the mid-1980s. Presently there are over 260 sites adopted by community groups. Take a look at the new map of available and adopted sites (requires the free Adobe Flash Player). Call (520) 837-6834 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you need assistance determining whether a particular site is available for adoption.
Thank you to our volunteer groups such as students from the University of Arizona who documented many of their volunteer efforts at many Tucson area organizations, and KOLD News 13 for its coverage!
For more information, call (520) 837-6834 or email email@example.com.