We've got exciting news to share! Young Professionals of Akron (YPA) and Young Professionals Network (YPN) are volunteering together at the KaBOOM! Playground Build on June 18th! We encourage you to grab a friend (or two) and join us!
United Way of Summit County is hosting this large volunteer project on Saturday, June 18 at Suddieth Park, 955 Carpenter St., Akron. Volunteers will help build a great new place for kids to play - all in ONE day. The project is in partnership with KaBOOM!, the national nonprofit dedicated to giving kids the childhood they deserve by bringing play to those who need it most.
The schedule for the day is below:
• 8:00 AM - Volunteers arrive and register
• 8:30 AM - Kick-Off Ceremony
• 2:30 PM - Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
• 3:00 PM - Happy Hour at The City Tavern in North Hill for YPA and YPN volunteers
What's Provided: Breakfast, lunch, a build day t-shirt, plenty of water, gloves and other safety materials.
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. Closed-toe shoes are required.
Interested in joining the fun? Register on the United Way website here! United Way is planning for 200 VOLUNTEERS - let's make sure YPA and YPN have a large presence!