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Children & Youth Education
People with Disabilities, Other

Age Minimum (with Adult):18+, Minimum Age:18+

Kaboom! Playground Build

Astor Services for Children & Families, is excited to announce the partnership between KaBOOM! Playground and Disney. This October, our very own Lawrence Hickey Center in Eastchester, Bx has been selected as a site by KaBOOM! to build a 2,500sq ft playground. The Hickey Center serves children with a variety of developmental disabilities. To learn more about our work visit. 


Who: A total of approximately 200 volunteers from The Walt Disney Company , Astor Services and KaBOOM!. 

**Please note - All youth under the legal working age for this state will be welcome to participate in youth activities but will not be able to participate in building in the construction areas.**

Where: 4010 Dyre Ave, Bronx, NY 10464
**Please note - Parking is limited to available street parking, please carpool if possible.

What's Provided: Breakfast, lunch, tshirts and reusable water bottles will be provided. Gloves and other safety materials will be provided for the projects that need them. 

What to Wear: The playground build will happen rain or shine. Please come dressed for the weather in clothes you don't mind getting dirty or a bit of paint/stain on. Also closed-toe shoes are required; sneakers or work boots that you don't mind getting dirty are advisable.

Build Week Schedule  TO SIGN UP CLICK THIS LINK

Prep Day 1: Tuesday,  Oct 3rd
40 volunteers from the community are needed tohelp with organizing equipment and materials and surfacing delivery. Cutting wood and digging
Prep Day 2: Wednesday, Oct 4th
20 volunteers from the community should be on "stand-by" in case they are needed

Build Day: Thursday, Oct 5th
200 volunteers. Teams may be responsible for possibly assembling components, pouring or laying concrete, or surfacing
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Volunteers should be age 18+ and will assemble playground pieces, mix concrete, move mulch, etc.
  • Children activities provided.
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YOU BRING THE ENERGY, WE WILL BRING THE FUN!!!
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