Scott Moseley, a pre-kindergarten teacher and pastor, organized the event.
He made flyers for his students and sent emails to friends with information about the cleanup and calling for volunteers. He said he felt called to organize the event after seeing destruction from the flood in Newfield and thinking there should be an organized way for the community to pull together to help those in need.
“The Lord kind of kicked me and said, ‘You do it,’” Moseley said.
He said anyone who needs assistance can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org or call him at 607-351-2033.
He’s also leading another cleanup next Saturday. Volunteers can meet at 8 a.m. at the Newfield Fire Company at 77 Main St.
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