March 27, 2014

Getty Staff Participates In Second Annual Day Of Service

Monday, March 31, 2014
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LOS ANGELES—Getty staff will be performing volunteer work at a variety of Southland organizations as part of the Getty’s second annual Day of Service on Monday, March 31.

More than 200 Getty staffers will work with five different organizations, doing work that includes serving meals to the homeless, sorting donated food, beautifying school grounds, preparing art studios for students, and clearing invasive plants from parkland habitats. There will also be an on-site volunteer activity at the Getty Center.

“Staff will be taking time out of their usual work day and put their efforts towards giving back to our local community,” explains Jim Cuno, president and CEO of the J. Paul Getty Trust. “The Day of Service is a great way to connect with Getty colleagues and make a meaningful and visible difference for many,”

WHO: More than 200 Getty staffers

WHAT: Volunteer work at various community organizations

WHEN: Monday, March 31, appx. 10am-2p.m.

WHERE: Mark Twain Middle School, 2224 Walgrove Ave., Los Angeles Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, 734 E. 41st. St., Los Angeles Ocean Park Community Center, 1453 16th St., Los Angeles Mountains Restoration Trust, Tapia Park, Malibu Canyon Inner-City Arts, 720 Kohler St., Downtown Los Angeles Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Dr., Los Angeles

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