Help Build a Playground, Saturday, November 16

The Boys and Girls Club of Central Mississippi (BGCCM) won a grant from Kaboom to install a playground at the BGCCM Capital Unit located at 1450 W. Capitol Street. They are seeking 200 volunteers to help build the playground. Check out details below.

When: Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Where: Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Mississippi, 1450 W Capitol Street Jackson, MS 39203

What’s Provided: Breakfast, lunch and water will be provided. Gloves and other safety materials will be provided for the projects that require them. All volunteers will receive a T-shirt to wear during the project.

What to Wear: The playground build will happen rain or shine. Please come dressed for the weather. Closed-toe shoes are required; sneakers or work boots that you don’t mind getting dirty are advisable. Please leave valuables at home as secure storage is not available on site.

Build Week Schedule

Prep Day 1: Thursday, November 14, 2019

30 volunteers are needed.

• 8:00 AM – Volunteers arrive and register

• 5:00 PM – All prep work completed (approximate time)

Prep Day 2: Friday, November 15, 2019

15 volunteers should be on “stand-by” in case they are needed.

• 8:00 AM – Volunteers arrive and register

• TBD – All prep work completed

Build Day: Saturday, November 16, 2019

75 volunteers from the Boys & Girls Club are needed to join 125 volunteers from Magnolia Health.

• 6:30 AM – Team Leaders arrive

• 8:00 AM – Volunteers arrive and register

• 8:30 AM – Kick-Off Ceremony

• 2:30 PM – Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

To volunteer, register below.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/help-build-a-playground-at-boys-girls-clubs-of-central-mississippi-tickets-76131045005?fbclid=IwAR0iEkL-Uswl_ZK_r5ukpZVdg7WNvpAJoBH22rsLUwJk1YOk0UV1s86g3j4

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1 Comment on Help Build a Playground, Saturday, November 16

  1. Exciting! Great for the community, neighborhood families and children. More importantly for the Boys and Girls Club of Central Mississippi!

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