PHOENIX - The City of Phoenix is looking for volunteers to help with their "Blight Busters Program" to wipe out graffiti across the city.
Officials said the program is actually growing, but they are ramping up for a citywide "Wipe out Graffiti Day" in a few weeks and they want to be ready.
Tuesday night at a warehouse in west Phoenix, a group showed up to become volunteers for the program.
Most have been victims to taggers, or are part of volunteer programs like Gracie Guerrero. She brought a group of at-risk youths to pitch in.
"They are very excited and motivated," said Gracie. "They can't wait to graduate."
Volunteers hear how the program works, give their fingerprints and then learn how to operate a power sprayer that will help wipe out graffiti, beautifying neighborhoods and helping home values along the way.
The big wipe out day is November 3rd and the city wants you.
If you would like to learn more about the program you can visit the city's website , or call the Neighborhood Services Department at 602-534-4444
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