Rake a Difference Day

Community Thread’s Rake a Difference Day is a family-friendly volunteer activity takes place in October to provide raking services for older adults and adults with disabilities throughout Washington County. This year, Rake a Difference Day will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2022. Volunteer groups may make arrangements with matched homeowners for another day if necessary.

  • Homeowners Rake a Difference Day services are now part of our Thrive Program. Individuals who are eligible for this year’s Rake A Difference Day will be contacted directly by Community Thread in September. If you have questions about your eligibility, please call us at 651-439-7434.

Click here to learn more about Thrive.


Volunteer applications will be available after September 5th, 2022. Click here to sign up to volunteer! Call 651-439-7434 or email Volunteer@CommunityThreadMN.org with any questions.


We always love finding a way to serve in our community. We rake the home of a sweet elderly woman who has lived in her home for many years and are so happy to have assisted her. It was a very rewarding experience.

Rake a Difference Volunteer


Interested in sponsoring Rake a Difference Day? Click here.

By sponsoring Rake a Difference Day, you can help older adults and adults with disabilities throughout Washington County living independently.

Thank you to our 2022 sponsors!