Hundreds pitch in to help their neighbors stay warm, dry and safe

About 80 projects completed during annual Be A Tool Day of Service across metro area

Posted 9/10/18

From tree trimming to roof replacements, hundreds of people across the metro area worked together to help keep their neighbors warm, dry and safe during the Neighborhood Rehab Project’s Be A Tool …

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Hundreds pitch in to help their neighbors stay warm, dry and safe

About 80 projects completed during annual Be A Tool Day of Service across metro area

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From tree trimming to roof replacements, hundreds of people across the metro area worked together to help keep their neighbors warm, dry and safe during the Neighborhood Rehab Project’s Be A Tool annual Day of Service on Sept. 8.

The volunteers put in a combined thousands of hours working on projects in Golden, Arvada, Englewood and Idaho Springs.

The annual event started in Golden and has spread to nearby communities in the past few years. Here is what the volunteers accomplished, from the first year of participation to the present year in each community.

Golden — 8th annual

2018:

467 — Volunteers

3,736 — Volunteer hours

46 — Projects

201:

70 — Volunteers

560 — Volunteer hours

22 — Projects

Arvada — 3rd annual

2018:

205 — Volunteers

1,640 — Volunteer hours

12 — Projects

2016:

173 — Volunteers

1,384 — Volunteer hours

9 — Projects

Englewood — 3rd annual

2018:

225 — Volunteers

1,800 — Volunteer hours

15 — Projects

2016:

125 — Volunteers

1,000 — Volunteer hours

8 — Projects

Idaho Springs — 2nd annual

2018:

40 — Volunteers

320 — Volunteer hours

8 — Projects

2017:

7 — Volunteers

56 — Volunteer hours

2 — Projects

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