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More than 3,200 Volunteers Give Time to a Dozen Locations throughout Washington State during Comcast Cares Day 2016

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Please click on the photo above to see a news report on KREM News in Spokane about Comcast Cares Day there.

Please keep an eye on this site – you may need to refresh your browser the next time you visit – for the latest reports on the big day.

Click this link to see some of the colorful posts on social media about #ComcastCaresDay 2016 in Washington State. 

On Saturday, April 30, 2016, more than 3,200 Comcast NBCUniversal employees and their families, friends and community partners volunteered to improve several neighborhoods and nonprofits around Puget Sound and Spokane as part of the 15th annual Comcast Cares Day.

We described the projects in an earlier post. In this post we collect photographs and news stories to help employees and others keep track of all that was accomplished. This year, a record amount of images were shared through the hashtag #ComcastCaresDay. Click here to see some of the posts from the day.

Comcast Cares Day, which takes place each April during National Volunteer Month, is Comcast NBCUniversal’s companywide celebration of their year-round commitment to service and the nation’s largest single-day corporate volunteer effort in the country.

Here is a listing of sites by location:

Aberdeen: Downtown Aberdeen Revitalization

Click on the image for more photographs from Aberdeen

Read what the Daily World reported about the event before it took place.

Auburn: Auburn Valley YMCA

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Click on the picture for more scenes from Auburn

Bellingham: Lydia Place

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Click to see more images from Bellingham

Bremerton: Bremerton Boys & Girls Clubs .

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Click to see more photos from Bremerton

Here’s how the Kitsap Sun noted the day.

Kirkland: Kirkland Watershed Park Restoration

Click on the photo to see short videos and more images from the watershed project

Here’s an account in the Kirkland Reporter newspaper.

Marysville: Marysville Boys & Girls Club

We’re expecting photographs soon.

Olympia: Olympia Kiwanis Food Bank Garden and Community Firewood Bank and Thurston County Food Bank

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Click on the photo to see more images from Olympia

Click here to see a Thurston Talk report on all the volunteering, with even more pictures.

Orting: Washington Soldier’s Home

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Click on the picture to see more images

Here’s a time-lapse video of some of the work done at the Soldiers Home:

Oso: Oso Whitehorse Trail

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Click on the picture to see more scenes from Oso

Read what the North County Outlook had to say about all the volunteering.

A story in the Camano Stanwood News also profiles two organizers, Bill and Dena Searcy, two longtime community volunteers.

Puyallup: Puyallup Playcare Center

We’re expecting photographs soon!

Here’s what South Sound Talk saw at the event, with photographs.

SeattleRainier Beach Bridge to Beach Spring Clean

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Click to see more photos from Seattle

Click here for a report by the South Seattle Emerald

Read how the International Examiner described the scope of the volunteering.

And here’s a video by our own Ed Hauge of the Seattle project

SpokaneWest Central Neighborhood Cleanup

Please see the top of this page for a news story about the Spokane cleanup. We expecting photographs soon.

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Click on the photo for more pictures from Spokane.

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