Duckworth School DIY

Thursday, October 19, 2017
3:00 PM (EDT)
to Friday, October 20, 2017 at 6:00 PM (EDT)
Category: Community Services

AOBA’s Community Outreach Committee invites members to join colleagues for the first-ever “DIY Duckworth,” a construction project that follows discussions with leaders at the James E. Duckworth School for children with disabilities in Prince George’s County.

On Thursday, Oct. 19 from 3:00 to midnight and on Friday, Oct. 20 from 6:00am to 6:00pm at the Duckworth School, AOBA volunteers are invited to:
* renovate the Faculty Lounge - including a restroom
* demolish, rebuild and paint the school’s critical Independent Living Apartment -including a full kitchen.

Note: The school will be CLOSED on this day, so no background checks are required for members!

To volunteer, please register online AND type which shift (see below) you would like to volunteer for:

There are 4 shifts:

*Thursday, Oct. 19
 3:00 to 8:00pm OR 8:00 to Midnight.

*Friday, Oct. 20
 6:00am to Noon OR  Noon to 6:00pm


Volunteers are urged to bring tools with you (hammers, saws, screwdrivers, etc.)

If you can donate, we need kitchen appliances and utensils. Click here for a list of needed items.

Thanks to Very Generous Members:

This project was made possible thanks to a $5,000 donation from Daycon Products Company; commitments for plumbing from Raine & Son LLC Plumbing & Heating; painting from CertaPro Painters of Rockville; construction from Toepfer Construction Company, electrical work from Hawkins Electric and CSI International.

Extra special thanks to AFR Furniture Rental for their contribution of furniture!

A Cool Connection FYI
AOBA scholarship recipients will donate their time and energy on Oct. 20 at DIY Duckworth as their community service project!

Got questions?
Please call 202. 296. 3390 or email Jeanne Clarke,