Life Remodeled

Oct 9th, 2021 from 1:00pm - 5:00pm

We are partnering with Life Remodeled (nonprofit based in Detroit) to live out our servant identity.

  • Meeting Location - Durfee Innovation Society - pick up/drop off tools at the Durfee Innovation Society Parking Lot (near 2470 Collingwood St. Detroit, MI 48206)
  • Work Zone - The cleaning location where we will be clearing blight from is the Alley between Calvert and Durfee Innovation Society Parking Lot/From LaSelle to Linwood. As a reminder, we are only clearing blight from the front yards of vacant properties.
  • Be sure you (and the volunteers you bring) complete the following:
    1. Sign this online waiver
    2. Watch this safety video
  • Details
    • If you can, bring work gloves and wear sunglasses/protective eyewear.
    • Everyone must wear provided Life Remodeled t-shirt.
    • Volunteers can park in the Durfee Innovation Society parking lot
    • Volunteers should arrive no later than 1 pm
    • Out of respect for the community, Life Remodeled has asked all volunteers to wear masks (inside and outside).
    • Soma Detroit will provide water bottles and snacks.
  • Team Lead - if needed call or text Domnica Ely at 248-470-8514


  • Parking - Volunteers are encouraged to carpool to ensure there is enough parking. Volunteers can park in the Durfee Innovation Society parking lot or in front of vacant properties. The vacant properties on the blocks will be marked with a wooden stake.
  • When - Oct 9th, 2021 - 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Who - Volunteers must be 14 or older
  • Tools - All necessary tools will be provided by Life Remodeled, but volunteers can bring their own tools if they prefer.
  • What to Wear - All volunteers will be provided with a Life Remodeled shirt the day of your volunteer shift. We ask that everyone wear the shirt provided to alert community members of your affiliation with our organized effort. Please wear work pants, keeping in mind that you may be working among tall grass and overgrown bush and weeds. We require that all volunteers wear durable closed toe shoes and sunglasses or other protective eyewear. We also recommend sunscreen and bug spray.
  • Waiver - Please complete the online waiver for each participant before Oct 9.


Volunteers must be 14 or older