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City of Beaverton

Posted on: March 4, 2019

Nonprofits and Community Groups Invited to Apply for Beaverton Volunteer Fair

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Applications are now being accepting from nonprofit organizations and community groups for the 2019 Beaverton Volunteer Fair. The free event is an opportunity for the community to learn about and get involved with more than 30 local nonprofits and organizations.

The Beaverton Volunteer Fair will be held on Saturday, May 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Beaverton City Library located at 12375 SW Fifth Street. Attendees will have the chance to win raffle prizes and can enjoy refreshments provided by local businesses. The event is also open to high school students; organizations with volunteer opportunities for youths are encouraged to apply.

There is no cost to apply or participate. Applications are due Friday, April 5 at 5 p.m. Organizations will be notified by Friday, April 12. For more information or to apply, visit www.BeavertonOregon.gov/VolunteerFair or contact the Neighborhood & Events program at 503-526-2559 or events@BeavertonOregon.gov.

Originally called Beaverton Awareness Day, the Beaverton Volunteer Fair began in 2016 as the Beaverton Area Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Beaverton class project. In 2017, the event was adopted as an annual happening to engage a diverse network of residents and business leaders and inspire them to take action to improve the community.

Smiling attendees of the 2018 Volunteer Fair engage in friendly conversation with fair participant.

Caption: Applications are open for the Beaverton Volunteer Fair happening Saturday, May 11. Nonprofits and community groups are invited to apply!

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