PhilaNOMA is kicking off the New Year on January 15, 2018 with 2018 MLK DAY OF SERVICE PROJECT hosted by ACE Mentor Program & GBCA. We encourage all members to sign up for this service opportunity. Please read the information below carefully and register.
MONDAY, JANUARY 15, 2018
Francis J Myers Recreation Center | 5800 Kingsessing Ave Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19143
Together, the students and volunteers will build elevated garden planters that will enhance the quality of life for the residents in the Kingsessing section of Philadelphia. The planters with be incorporated into a local garden where the community can learn about, grow, and gain access to fresh and healthy food. The Myers Recreation Center is available for assembly and construction of the planters – as well as for use of restrooms and refreshments.
PROPOSED PROJECT |(4) ELEVATED GARDEN BEDS
The elevated garden beds will be approx. 4′ 4″ wide X 3′ 4″ deep x 36″ high. The planting bed measures 22″ high on the outside, with about 20″ of planting depth on the inside. The garden beds will be elevated for drainage and to ensure user comfort for senior citizens.
36 SOUTH 18TH STREET
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103
firstname.lastname@example.org | (215) 820-8929
Credits: Photos & text by Tiffany Millner AIA, NOMA