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Employees to Beautify Afterschool Space - August 16, 2012


BOSTON CENTER FOR YOUTH AND FAMILIES – VINE STREET COMMUNITY CENTER

To receive an “extreme makeover” as part of Huddle Up, a national community outreach program.

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  Employees at a Huddle Up in Baltimore.

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WHO Approximately 100 local employee volunteers transform a local afterschool space from dull to dynamic, creating a stronger environment for learning and fun.

WHAT Huddle Up is ’s national community outreach and employee volunteer program, connecting kids, primarily from single-parent families in high-need, urban communities, to positive people, places and programs.
 
Now in its seventh year, Huddle Up has transformed more than 68 afterschool programs nationwide, and is taking on 10 more “extreme makeovers” in 2012.

WHEN Thursday, August 16
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.: Opening Program
10 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.: Project work
*Volunteers will break for lunch in shifts between 11:30 p.m. and 12:30 p.m.
 
2:45 p.m.: announces surprise donation to Boston Center for Youth and Families – Vine Street Community Center
Volunteers “reveal” new afterschool space to program youth

WHERE Boston Center for Youth and Families – Vine Street Community Center
339 Dudley Street Roxbury, MA 02119
VISUALS
  1. Creating the Huddle Up Zone, a customized afterschool space stocked with furniture, school supplies, books and games
  2. Revitalizing the inside of the facility with murals
  3. Constructing shelving and cubbies
  4. Gardening and lant-mobileaping
WHY Employees are supporting the critical need for quality afterschool programs in Boston.

This is our second service day in the Boston area and ’s seventh consecutive year of investing resources, employee time, talent and energy to make a positive impact on afterschool spaces in many of the communities where its employees work and live.


Photos of Huddle Up volunteers at a school in Baltimore.
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Posted: August 13, 2012     Nancy J Conrad

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