Your guide to the 2013 Philly Spring Cleanups in NW Philly

Volunteers all over the city will put their shovels, rakes and paintbrushes to good use this Saturday for the Philadelphia Streets Department’s sixth annual Philly Spring Cleanup. Here’s a look at some of cleanups taking place in Northwest Philadelphia. To sign up for one, go to the volunteer page


Roxborough/East Falls/Manayunk 

Mifflin Arboretum Cleanup 

Location: Midvale Avenue 

Contact: Roger Marsh at 


Cleanup at Courtesy Stable and Houston Meadow 

Location: 901 E. Cathedral Road 

Contact: Cynthia Turecki at 215-482-8108


Cleanup at Woodland Lot

Location: 218 Hermit Street

Contact: Andrew Bantly at 215-429-1054


Cleanup at Cloud City

Location: 4528 Boone Street

Contact: Mark Bevenour at


Cleanup for Edling Park

Location: 174 Shurs Lane

Contact: Jill Schneider at 215-482-6381


Cleanup for Shawmont, Umbria, & Domino

Location: 239 B Shawmont Ave.

Contact: Timothy Garrity at 267-879-2716


Cleanup for Green Lane



Cleanup for Kendrick Recreation Center

Location: 5822 Ridge Avenue

Contact: Brian Morris at 215-685-2584


Germantown/Chestnut Hill/Mt. Airy 

Cleanup at Houston Playground

Location: 926 Clyde Lane

Contact: Joseph Lotkowski at 215-483-8816


Cleanup for Hood Cemetery

Location: 515 E Locust Ave

Contact: Andy Jickling at 215-439-0100


Cleanup for Intersection of Church

Location: 100 E Church Lane



Cleanup for All Things Work Together

Location: 1804 Sulis St.

Contact: Loddie Fisher at


Cleanup for Mrs. Farmer

Location: 1300 E. Price St.



Cleanup for Johnson Street and Wayne Ave.

Location: 6307 Sherman St.

Contact: Madeline Magee at 215-848-0565


Cleanup for Ebon Tabernacle

Location: 230 W Coulter St.

Contact: Minister Darrell at 215-272-7200 x 1150


NW Neighbors Vacant Lot Project

Location: 304-306 West Coulter St.

Contact: Lisa Hopkins at 215-844-6098


Cleanup for Chestnut Hill Youth Sports Club

Location: Water Tower Recreation Center

Contact: Dennis Primavera at 215-206-0511


Cleanup for Friends of Happy Hollow Tree-mendous Lives

Location: 4908 Wayne Ave.

Contact: Allison Weiss at


Cleanup for Wister Train Station

Location: 5318 Baynton St.

Contact: Ross Henesy at 215-715-1290


G-Town Street Cleaners

Location: 1100 Chelten Ave.



Cleanup for John B. Kelly School

Location: 5122 Newhall St.

Contact: Dennis Barnebey at 215-668-4938


Cleanup for Germantown Mennonite Historic Trust

Location: 6121 Germantown Ave.

Contact: Liz Wise at 267-240-7966


The W Rockland Street Project

Location: 38 W Rockland St.

Contact: Emaleigh Doley at 610-331-3758


Olney/Oak Lane

Neighbors Against Graffiti

Location: 2001 Tulpehocken St.

Contact: Vernon Smith at 215-549-0220


These cleanups were pulled from the Philadelphia Streets Department’s registered list of cleanups in Northwest Philadelphia.  If we missed yours, please let us know at

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