CMU students pitch in to clean up S.S.
The Delta Tau Delta volunteer team of Carnegie Mellon University joined the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association board members and residents and the South Side Chamber of Commerce On Saturday, April 2, to clean up litter on the slopes sidewalks, streets and public stairs.
Based in the U.S., Delta Tau Delta is an international Greek letter college fraternity which has more than 125 student chapters nationwide and more than 27 regional alumni groups. Its national philanthropic partner is the diabetes research organization (JDRF). Delta Tau Delta worked as part of CMU's 1000plus day of service when CMU aimed to have 1000 plus people from the CMU community come together and volunteer on meaningful community service projects.
Keep PA Beautiful donated gloves, bags and a big Keep America Beautiful sign as part of the 2016 Great American Cleanup of PA campaign running from March 1 through May 31.
The Chamber is keeping track of the number of volunteers and bags of litter collected and/or recycled during the three-month period to be counted in PA's 2016 cleanup campaign numbers and ultimately included in the 2016 Great American Cleanup results.