Volunteers from various NGOs and organizations teamed up today to give back to Hamra some of its glow by cleaning up the area between Rome & Sadat street. This activity was organized by Clean Beirut, a joint initiative by the Makassed Volunteering Unit and the AUB Neighborhood Initiative.

The NGOs, civil society groups and businesses who participated are:
– Makassed Volunteers
– AUB Neighborhood Initiative
– American University of Beirut (AUB)
– Ahla Fawda
– Nusaned
– Makhzoumi Foundation
– Clean Republic Ziad Abi Chaker
– Lebanese Scout Association – Beirut District
– لجنة أصدقاء شارع الحمرا
– United Front Of Ras Beirut/الجبهة الموحدة لراس بيروت
– Beirut Celebrations
– Masrah Al Madina
– Barzakh
– t-marbouta
– Mezyan
– H.O.G.® Lebanon Chapter
– Fadi Sayegh
– الإتحاد اللبناني للأشخاص المعوقين حركياً
– Women’s League Activities
– YWCA-Beirut
– Zonta Club of Beirut
– American Community School Beirut

This is a great initiative that should be followed by many others.