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Philadelphia Community Revitalization Project with Starbucks
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Support a community revitalization project in Philadelphia!

When: Tuesday, July 26
8:45 am - 12:30 pm
Where: West Philadelphia Community Center
3512 Haverford Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  19104
United States
Contact: Jersey Cares
(973) 533-1993

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All eyes will be on Philadelphia when the Democratic convention gets underway. Points of Light is partnering with Starbucks to provide residents and visitors in the community with an opportunity to come together and give back to the city. Help show America that service truly does unite.

Sign up to volunteer at the West Philadelphia Community Center with Jersey Cares!

Project Details

The West Philadelphia Community Center provides programs and services to all members of the community, from pre-K to senior citizens. For more than 75 years the center has empowered Philadelphia children and youth to become positive citizens, decision-makers and leaders by providing them, their families and their elders with high quality, community-based programs and services that promote character building, educational achievement, healthy lifestyles and teamwork.

This indoor and outdoor project offers volunteers several ways to improve the community center building, including painting (in Headstart classrooms, teen rooms and boys and girls locker rooms), creating hopscotch mats, assembling snack bags and building a shed, raised garden beds and picnic tables.

Volunteer arrival and check-in begins at 8:45am with an orientation and kick-off starting at 9:10am.

• Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2016

• Time: 8:45am - 12:30pm

• Location: 3512 Haverford Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19104

ATTIRE: Please wear a t-shirt/hat/other attire from the organization you represent. For safety purposes, wear closed-toe shoes and clothing that can get dirty and possibly splattered with paint. Outdoor volunteers should dress for the weather.

PARKING: Street parking only.

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