For those of you that don’t live in Delaware County you may not of heard of Freedom Playground, but I hope after reading this you make the journey whether it’s near or far, so you can see for yourself what an amazing place we have here for children of ALL abilities.
Freedom Playground is a state of the art, custom‐built play structure which caters to children of all abilities and needs. Made primarily from composite lumber, it gives ALL children 100% accessibility to all areas of the play structure. A project that started in November 2008 has come to fulfillment with the help of community volunteers and generous donors; the committee has raised over $370,000.00. I think that is truly amazing and makes me smile to think that if you want something bad enough..you WILL get the job done!
Under the guidance of the Ithaca, NY architectural firm, Leathers & Associates, Freedom Playground was built in a barn‐raising style build from April 19‐25, 2010 with the help of over 2,000 community volunteers. Freedom Playground will be owned by the township and open and free to the public 365 days a year, from dawn to dusk. All the hard work is now paying off for the volunteers and their families…there is a date set for a
Come and celebrate with us and be the first to enjoy Havertown’s new playground. There will be live music, entertainment and other festivities for all members of your family to enjoy!
WHEN: Sunday, October 24, 2010
You can still leave your hand print behind . . . . learn about the children’s hand tiles that line the playground or the personalized picket fences that are available for sale. Please visit the Freedom Playground website at www.freedomplay.org for more details regarding ways you can contribute and be a apart of this amazing day!
If you are unable to join us in this celebration please forward this onto your friends and family so they too can learn about all the wonderful things Freedom Playground has to offer our community of children.
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