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7,000 volunteers taking part in Cincinnati service blitz

OAKLEY, OH (FOX19) -

Crossroads Community Church is hosting a city-wide service blitz in the Greater Cincinnati area.

Go Cincinnati, now in its 8th year, is a one-day community service event involving 7,000 volunteers.

The event covers everywhere from Middletown to Burlington to Cheviot to Amelia. Volunteers will take part in 400 projects, benefiting schools, churches, social agencies, neighborhoods and non-profit organizations.

Organizers say a total of 8,500 flowers and plants, 700 paint brushes, 500 yards of mulch and topsoil, 450 pieces of vinyl tile, 400 gallons of paint, 150 pieces of lumber and one paw paw tree has been gathered for the service blitz.

Go Cincinnati is scheduled for Saturday, May 18. 

To learn more, follow this link: http://www.crossroads.net/goCincinnati/

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