Rockford Clean Up Group Needs Your Help
There is a local group here in Rockford that is trying to clean up the city one person at a time and now they are looking for your help.
WIFR TV has a report about a group that is called Clean Up Rockford. They have already cleaned up one area four different times this year and each time it becomes more of a challenge to make it look better.
"Ninety-eight bags of trash is what Heather Veccione says she and the rest of a group called Clean Up Rockford picked up last time they worked at a location along 20th near Wesleyan Avenue."
It has become so bad that the Rockford police have been notified and they are aware of the situation.
"Rockford Police have taken a very proactive approach to this,” says Neighborhood Standards Supervisor Rob Wilhelmi. “There’s been suspects identified and right now we’ve been working with Rockford Police to address that situation.”
Clean Up Rockford is now looking for your help.
This Sunday the group is looking for volunteers to meet at the Aldi's parking lot on 20th and Harrison. This is a way to give back to the community and feel good about yourself.