Mitzvah Day’s clean-up at Fountain Street Steps – April 1, 2012

WooHoooo! … this is no April Fools joke — Check out these numbers from our clean-up:

56 total volunteers involved
187 volunteer hours (includes set-up and break down)
37 trash bags, a 6’x14’x4’ pile of debris, 3 re-cycle cans fill of old bottles & cans
4 yards of compost and mulch distributed
Fountain Street Steps completely cleaned, weeded, trimmed, mulched & broom swept.
Zero injuries

Our second annual Mitzvah Day clean-up at The Fountain Street Steps was an enormous success. Our Steps look amazing and we are now ready for our big planting on ‘Love Your Park Day’ – May12th. Hope to see you there.

Many thanks to the following for working long and hard for just pretzels and water:

*Student volunteers from UPenn Mitzvah Day
* Community Day Site Leaders for St. Joseph University Global Community
* Central High School students
* Roman Catholic High School students
* Umbria Street Neighbors
* IvyRidge Green
* Team Yunkers
* All our other friends and neighbors who came out and helped

And special thanks to our partners: Philadelphia Parks & Recreations / Jason Mifflin (compost, mulch and trash pickup), PHS, PWD, The Schuylkill Project, MLK- Day of Service, The City of Philadelphia and it’s Anti-Graffiti Network for their continued support.

For more Mitzvah Day photos click here.

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