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Astor Services - Day 3: Kaboom! Playground Build with Catholic Charities

Thursday, October 05 | 8:00am - 1:00pm EDT

4010 Dyre Avenue | Bronx, NY

Catholic Charities New York, is excited to announce the partnership between Kaboom! Playground and Disney. They specialize in building playgrounds. This October, our very own Astor Services’ Lawrence Hickey Center has been selected as a site to build a 2,500sq ft playground.

The Hickey Center serves children with a variety of developmental disabilities. To learn more about their work visit.

You can view a sample of Catholic Charities' work HERE.

KaBOOM! is the national non-profit dedicated to bringing balanced and active play into the daily lives of all kids, particularly those growing up in poverty in America.   

Volunteer Needs:

TUESDAY, 10/3/2017 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Prep Day One:

Volunteers will be needed to help with equipment and surfacing delivery, organizing materials one to two days before the Build Day,

Approx 25 volunteers needed (#subject to change)

 

WEDNESDAY, 10/4/2017   8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Prep Day Two:

Volunteers will be needed to help with equipment and surfacing delivery, organizing materials one to two days before the Build Day,

Approx 25 volunteers needed (#subject to change)

 

THURSDAY, 10/5/2017   8:00 AM - 1:00 PM​

Build Day!

Builds Captains will be needed to help manage a team of about 50. Their team may be responsible for possibly assembling components, pouring or laying concrete, or surfacing

Approx 25 volunteers needed (#subject to change)

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Astor Services for Children & Families is proud to be the beneficiary of the "Build It with KaBoom!" playground grant which will provide a 2,500 square-foot playground at The Lawrence F. Hickey Center for Child Development in the Bronx.

To mark a 100 year legacy of service and launch the next century of providing help and creating hope for New Yorkers in need – non-Catholics and Catholics alike. Catholic Charities will recommit to providing basic human services that are efficient, effective, accountable and caring; The neglected child, the homeless family and the hungry senior are among those for whom we provide help and create hope.

Learn more about our Centennial

Event Summary

Thursday, October 05 | 8:00am - 1:00pm EDT

4010 Dyre Avenue
Bronx, NY