$10,000 Presented to Charities at 2017 WorkReady Ceremony

For Immediate Release: August 09, 2017
Published By: Office of the Mayor
Contact: Alain Joinville , (267) 886-3032, Alain.Joinville@phila.gov

Philadelphia- Philadelphia Parks & Recreation WorkReady youth workers will discuss the results of the “Charity Challenge” and present checks to charity partners.  The Charity Challenge is the community service component of Parks and Recreation’s Workready program. The youth workers raised $10,000 this summer for the “Charity Challenge”.

WorkReady Philadelphia, managed by the The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN), addresses the skills gap for vulnerable young people.

WHO:
Philadelphia Parks & Recreation Program Coordinator- Terri Kerwawich
Philadelphia Youth Network President and CEO- Chekemma J. Fulmore-Townsend

WHERE:
Venice Island Performing Arts Center, #1 Locke Street Philadelphia, PA 19127

WHEN:
Thursday, August 10th         2:30 pm
                                               
VISUALS:
200 summer camp staff members will be in attendance to celebrate their summer “Charity Challenge” fundraising efforts. Five charities will be presented a check during the program.

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