Keep America Beautiful(R), Hands On Bay Area and San Francisco Honda to Encourage Volunteers to Clean, Beautify and Improve San Francisco as Part of Keep America Beautiful's Great American Cleanup

SAN FRANCISCO, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to create cleaner, safer and more beautiful communities and roadways, Keep America Beautiful®, Hands On Bay Area and San Francisco Honda will rally volunteers to participate in broad-scale community improvement projects on Saturday, May 14, beginning at 9:45 a.m., at San Francisco's Buchanan Mall as part of Keep America Beautiful's national Great American Cleanup(TM).
This initiative is showcasing American Honda Motor Company, Inc.'s Road to a Cleaner America campaign, which is part of the Great American Cleanup. On behalf of Honda, Keep America Beautiful will be awarding a $2,000 grant to Hands On Bay Area in support of its activities. In addition, ABC television's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" star Paige Hemmis will lend her makeover expertise and work side-by-side with volunteers to help transform San Francisco's Buchanan Mall. The City of San Francisco will receive a Great American Cleanup "Star City" citation on Friday, May 13, in recognition of Mayor Gavin Newsom's "SF Can" anti-litter initiative. Former San Francisco Public Works Director Ed Lee, who was recently appointed city administrator, also will participate in the ceremonies.