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community litter cleanup, Walking for Rochester, Rochester NY


Walking For Rochester is a non-profit organization committed to cleaning up our streets and improving the Greater Rochester, NY, community as a whole. Our neighborhood cleaning services are 100% volunteer-based, covering various pockets and areas throughout the region.

We’ve already started to create a difference in the neighborhoods and streets we’ve cleaned up. We are looking for volunteers to help us build a cleaner, healthier, and stronger community. So download our app today to get started.

Earth Day at Tinker Park 2022.

Earth Day at Tinker Park 2022

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Checkout some of the events we have done!

Three Heads June 2022

Walking For Rochester was at it AGAIN yesterday! This time, we collected 45 POUNDS of litter off the streets in 1 short hour. Special thanks to Patrick, he collected 10 pounds! A new record high for group clean ups!       I am Walking For Rochester, are you?...

Cheshire June 2022

These 8 volunteers truly are Walking For Rochester! In 1 short hour we picked up 38 POUNDS of litter off the streets! Shoutout to Acadia! She picked up over 9 pounds alone and won two drink keys from Cheshire for leading the group!     Visit our homepage to subscribe...

Blossom Road Pub June 2022

Thank you to all of our amazing volunteers that came out to The Blossom Road Pub Friday night. All together, we picked up 20 POUNDS of litter off the streets! This was with JUST 6 volunteers. Want to learn more about our group cleanups and other news? Visit our...

O’Callaghan’s May 2022

Yesterday was the 4th Sunday, which means we were at O'Callaghan's Pub! With only 4 volunteers, we were able to collect 30 POUNDS in just 1 hour! Special thanks to Jas and Tinaka. These rockstars BOTH won a $20 gift card! I am Walking For Rochester, are you?...

O’Callaghan’s April 2022

We had a BEAUTIFUL day yesterday! Thank you O'Callaghan's Pub for sponsoring a group clean up. We will be there Every Fourth Sunday at 2pm for the next 6 months! Thank you to our volunteers that helped yesterday, especially to Mitch who won the $20 gift card to...

Cheshire April 2022

Walking For Rochester had another group cleanup, this time with a new sponsor, Cheshire on South Ave. We will be there Every 2nd Wednesday at 5pm each month! Thank you to our volunteers! Wesley and Jordan tied for most picked up and were each awarded a drink key! In...

ROAM Cafe May 2022

Our two-time gift card winner, Coryn, with her 7 pounds of garbage today at @roamcaferoc Yay! Thank you for all the volunteers that came out today, we picked up a total of 16 pounds of litter in just 1 hour!     I am Walking for Rochester, are you? #volunteer...

Cheshire May 2022

Hi Neighbor! We picked up 13 pounds of litter this past Wednesday in the South Ave neighborhood! Last time we picked up 45 pounds of litter in the same location! Huge Kudos to the Clean Sweep volunteers who made it out last weekend, many hands make work light! I am...

Blossom Road Pub May 2022

Hi Neighbor! We picked up 64 pounds of litter in just 1 hour this past Friday at the intersection of Blossom and Winton Rd! Congrats to Kelly who won the $20 gift card to Blossom Road Pub!     I am Walking For Rochester, are you? #volunteer #rochesterny...

Earth Day Weekend 2022

What a great day at Tinker Park! If you haven’t had a chance to celebrate Earth Day yet, we have 1 more event tomorrow Sunday April 24th, 2pm group clean up at O’Cals on Monroe Ave. $20 gift card to the person who picks up the most trash! We provide the equipment ......

ROAM Cafe April 2022

Yesterday was a beautiful day to volunteer and in one short hour our volunteers filled three garbage bags! Thank you to our wonderful volunteers helping the battle against pollution.  Consider joining us next time at ROAM Cafe. We will be there every second Saturday...

Blossom Road Pub April 2022

In one hour our volunteers filled 4 garbage bags! Congratulations to Coryn for picking up the most trash and earning a $20 gift card to Blossom Road Pub. Huge thank you to all our great volunteers. I am Walking For Rochester, are you? #volunteer #rochesterny...

Helen and Gertrude on Park Ave November 2021

Cleaning up Park Ave in November 2021 with Helen and Gertrude

Blossom and Winton July 2021

Cleaning up by Blossom and Winton in July 2021

Park Ave June 2021

Cleaning up on Park Ave in June 2021

E. Main & Culver May 2021

Cleaning around East Main St and Culver Road in May 2021

Monroe Goodman May 2021

Saturday May 8th: We were at Monroe and Goodman picking up litter! Download our current group schedule to see which location we're visiting next. Sign up for email alerts to receive news on our upcoming events for the rest of May. #volunteer #rochesterny...

Anderson Ave April 2021

Cleaning up around Anderson Avenue in April, 2021

Blossom Road April 2021

Winton Avenue / Blossom Road getting some needed TLC in April 2021


Look at these videos!

Park Ave June 2021 News Coverage

News 8 Coverage of our Park Ave cleanup in June 2021

Where Does Your Litter Go?

Hello Rochester!   Where does our litter go?   Please considering joining us in our fight against pollution. You can visit our website to learn more, donate and sign up to volunteer on our homepage. #walkingforrochester #volunteer #rochesterny
community litter cleanup, Walking for Rochester, Rochester NY