Join our team making a difference through many meaningful and rewarding ways! Share your enthusiasm, talent, skills and passion for our beaches, native habitat, wildlife and the ocean with us. At any time of the year, you can volunteer to clean a beach, participate in advocacy, become a PBC member, make a donation to our all-volunteer organization, join a committee, become a student liaison, and/or learn more through e-News about protecting our beaches and coastal environment. View our calendar for upcoming activities.
Weekly Beach Cleanups
Join us each week at different locations around Pacifica to clean and restore our beaches and shorelines. Click on the map of weekly cleanup locations to find out where to go, or view our calendar to find out when the next cleanup is taking place. Be sure to read through the Cleanup Guidelines before heading out.
Summer Clean Beaches Campaign (led by HOPE Services)
With the increased use of our beaches over the summer months and the decrease in groups and volunteers available to clean the beaches, it is a real challenge to keep them clean. To meet this challenge, the Pacifica Beach Coalition has partnered with HOPE Services to clean the beaches in Pacifica over the summer months. Through HOPE's Community Based Activity Program, the Pacifica Beach Coalition has hired several young adults to clean 4 beach sites in Pacifica. This program is designed to give people with a wide range of developmental disabilities the opportunity to participate in community service. You're invited to join these important cleanups where the young adults of HOPE relish the opportunity to work and socialize with the community at large. For more info about HOPE Services, go to www.hopeservices.org.
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Schedule Your Own Cleanup
When you're inspired to cleanup at the beach or other site on your own, we'd like to hear from you. The
numbers through organized events of the Pacifica Beach Coalition are already
impressive (see Past Results). Pacifica has
led the way for the rest of the Coastside in its environment-restoring program.
We'd like to add and document your efforts. Print out instructions and the Clean Up Data Collection Form before heading out to your clean up location. Please read through the Cleanup Guidelines to avoid injury or distress.
Become a Student Liaison
The Pacifica Beach Coalition welcomes students into the Coalition to become liaisons to their schools. It is our hope for students from all of the schools to join together to plan activities and projects that will educate and engage students within their schools to take action to improve the health of the ocean and improve habitat for wildlife. To sign up, write to PickitupPacifica@gmail.com, and include: Your Name (first and last), Parents Name, Phone Number, Email Address, Grade Level, School.
Throughout the year, PBC is involved with a number of advocacy-related activities, such as our work with the organization 350.org to address the global climate crisis, and our involvement with efforts such as Hands Across the Sand to join hands for a clean energy future. To learn about our calls to action, join our online community on Facebook, join our mailing list, or visit our website regularly.
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SPREAD THE WORD Join our online community and mailing list to keep up to date on programs and activities and help spread the word!
Get involved with the Pacifica Beach Coalition to protect our natural places, its native habitat and wildlife that make our coast feel like home. Donate and attend our meetings.
DONATE TODAY: Support our work by becoming a member of our all-volunteer organization.
Membership fees are: General $10, Children $5, Contributing/Family $25, Business $100
Make checks payable to: Pacifica's Environmental Family/PBC
Mail to: PBC c/o Pacifica's Environmental Family, 601 Beaumont Blvd, Pacifica, CA 94044
JOIN US at Monthly Meetings: We generally meet the 2nd Tuesday of the month the Pacifica Library, Hilton Way from 6:00-8:15 pm. We'd like to meet you! Learn more about leading beach cleanups, joining a committee, educating about marine ecology, organizing our annual Earth Day of Action, or participating in the many activities our volunteers organize throughout the year.
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Your generosity and support helps keep Pacifica beautiful, and the wildlife thanks you too.