Let’s Build a Playground

On Wednesday, June 4th, we are going to build a playground for the students at Lucy Craft Laney School and you can join us! We need 80 volunteers to help us for this incredible one day opportunity, you can sign-up here to volunteer.

“Play is important to our community because children deserve:

Quality family and community time, safe places to play, and the ability to create lasting memories.”

We need 80 Volunteers to make this playground happen and we know we can do it with your help! Volunteer tasks include building wood projects, assembling playground pieces, painting, moving mulch, and mixing concrete.  Volunteers for building must be 18+. Breakfast, lunch, and water will be provided during the volunteer day.  Please wear closed toe shoes, comfortable pants or shorts, and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. There will be no storage area, so please leave valuables, purses, or bags at home. 

Join the Lucy Craft Laney School community and KaBOOM! on June 4th for a one-of-a-kind opportunity to build a playground for the 700+ amazing students at this great community school. Help students dream playground become a reality, work alongside your friends and neighbors, and accomplish something incredible. There is opportunity for everyone and anyone to contribute!

Lucy Craft Laney Community School is a Minneapolis Public School serving PK-8th grade students in North Minneapolis. We believe that it is our responsibility to deliver the keys to academic achievement so that our children can embrace learning.

As a community, we show value for our children and their quality of life by modeling commitment through holding ourselves to high standards; cooperation through family and community partnerships; respect through a focus on culturally relevant teaching; compassion through intentional child development practices; and, hope through an unwavering belief in our children’s lifelong successes.

KaBOOM! is the national non-profit dedicated to saving play for America’s children.  Their mission is to create great play spaces through the participation and leadership of communities. Ultimately, they envision a place to play within walking distance of every child in America.

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