(WBIR, East Knoxville) - Volunteers looking to clean up the environment took their mission to the streets of Knoxville on Saturday in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King's "make a difference" day.
"SEEED" volunteers focused on Paul Hogue Park -- in the East Knoxville Five Points Neighborhood. It stands for "Socially Equal Energy Efficient Development" -- and promotes environmental awareness in urban communities. As part of "Green the Block" -- They picked up trash... and visited area neighbors to share recycling and green living tips.
"It is our home, we have to protect it we have to make sure that our home is clean. Just like you'd do for your house or wherever you're living," said Joshua Outsey, from SEEED.
"Green the Block" was more than just work; volunteers enjoyed music, food, and other family entertainment as they worked.