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More than a 1,000 Community Volunteers will be out this Weekend Beautifying the City

INDIANAPOLIS – (April 18, 2013) Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB) will be working all over the city this weekend on more than 60 neighborhood beautification and community improvement projects. This Saturday, nearly a thousand Indy residents will be out volunteering their time on the Great Indy Cleanup, a citywide effort to beautify and strengthen our communities. This program is a partnership between KIB and the City of Indianapolis. With this weekend’s efforts concentrated in the core of the city, it is estimated that nearly one million pounds of litter will be collected from streets and alleyways.

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  • WHO: Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, City of Indianapolis, DPW, and more than 1,000 volunteers
  • WHEN: Saturday, April 20. Volunteers will arrive onsite by 8:30AM with plantings and cleanups starting at 9:00AM.
  • WHERE: Volunteers will be meeting at various locations, though a majority of the work will take place near 30th Street & Central Avenue

The Great Indy Cleanup is made possible by generous donations from the City of Indianapolis, Covanta Energy, Dow AgroSciences, Department of Public Works, Kroger, Nestle Waters, Reconnecting to Our Waterways, and South Side Landfill. For more information on KIB’s efforts to beautify the city, or to learn how you can help, please visit us at

About Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB)
Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. is a private, nonprofit organization with a mission to engage diverse communities to create vibrant public places, helping people and nature thrive. In 2012, KIB worked with more than 30,000 volunteers on over 600 community projects. To learn more, visit, or follow us on Twitter @kibiorg and like us on Facebook @kibiorg.