Earth Day on English Avenue
A two-day service event being hosted by Friends of English Avenue and the Captain Planet Foundation. The event aims to bring more than 1,000 volunteers to the English Avenue community for two days of clean-up and beautification projects, and is part of Friends of English Avenue's year-long 10th anniversary celebration. The Captain Planet Foundation will also host a 5K run and 1K kids’ fun run (best Captain Planet costume wins a prize) on April 22 (Earth Day) as part of the festivities. Event proceeds will be used to develop a year-round teen workers program focused on continued English Avenue community clean-up efforts and for Captain Planet Foundation programs. Supporters include The Westside Future Fund and its Neighborhoods Beautification Project workforce development program, the City of Atlanta's Office of Sustainability, the Chick-fil-A Foundation, Holder Construction and the Home Depot Foundation.