The St. Patrick’s Parade Committee of Holyoke announces its participation in the #KeepitClean2K23 initiative hosted by OneHolyoke CDC and the city of Holyoke. Committee members will be helping to clean streets along 2024 Holyoke St. Patrick’s Road Race and Parade routes.The public is invited to join!

All participants are asked to fill out a registration form here. Supplies will be provided and registered volunteers will be given a t-shirt and invited to a post clean-up reception at City Sports Bar and Lounge located at 352 High Street, Holyoke, MA.

Who: The St. Patrick’s Committee of Holyoke, OneHolyoke CDC, and the city of Holyoke
What: The St. Patrick’s Committee of Holyoke launches its first annual “Parade Committee Day of Service” in partnership with OneHolyoke CDC’s #KeepitClean2K23 initiative.
When: Saturday, September 9th, 2023 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Volunteers will receive an email with the clean-up location and more details.

“The St. Patrick’s Committee of Holyoke is grateful to the city of Holyoke for its annual support of the St. Patrick’s Day weekend festivities”, said Hayley Dunn, 2024 Parade President. “As we near the half-way to St. Patrick’s Day, we will be celebrating by rolling-up our sleeves and helping to beautify the streets that thousands will be running on and marching in, next March. I’m excited to launch our first “Parade Committee Day of Service” and I invite the public to join us and learn about the St. Patrick’s Committee of Holyoke.”

Media are invited to attend. If interested, or have questions regarding this event please contact Meghan Rothschild at (413) 218-4994 or

Established in 1952, the St. Patrick’s Committee of Holyoke, Inc. is a non-profit, volunteer organization that plans one of the most festive St. Patrick’s celebrations in the Northeast. The Holyoke St. Patrick’s Parade annually welcomes over 400,000 spectators to Holyoke and another 1 million+ who watch it live on the local NBC television affiliate, WWLP, or streaming on The annual Holyoke St. Patrick’s Day Road Race, held the day before the Parade, is one of the premier 10K road races in New England and draws thousands to a festive block party in downtown Holyoke. The Holyoke St. Patrick’s Parade has been designated a local legacy by the Library of Congress.

OneHolyoke CDC is a private nonprofit organization founded in 1971. They are dedicated to improving housing for low- and moderate-income Holyoke residents. They build new homes, improve and manage a portfolio of multi-family buildings and, in partnership with the city, offer loan and grant opportunities to property owners that need to improve their properties.

The City of Holyoke aims to inspire their community, support continuous growth, and create opportunities for all.

By Published On: August 30, 2023Categories: Community Calendar

About the Author: Dee Ferrero

Ms. Ferrero is the CEO of Western Mass Women Magazine as well as the founder of several women's mentor and advocacy groups along the east coast.

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