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Lea Students Raise $401.67 for Greening Lea!

Update 12/31/14: Match goal met and exceeded! Thanks to all who donated in support of the Lea students’ efforts and the Greening Lea project! Previously on 12/30/14: Supporters have already matched the Lea students’ donation 1.7 times! Our goal now is to finish 2014 with it matched three times! When these pre-K to 8th grade […]

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SHCA donates $1,000 to Greening Lea & completes August fundraising!

The West Philly Coalition for Neighborhood Schools (WPCNS) is excited to announce a donation of $1,000 from the Spruce Hill Community Association for the Greening Lea project. This gift completes and exceeds the $3,000 fundraising goal for our August project several weeks early! The Spruce Hill Community Association (SHCA) is a volunteer organization of neighbors committed to strengthening the Spruce […]

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Greening Lea Update: August Project & Fundraiser!

Have you passed the Lea playground recently? Work has begun! Click here to donate! Why is work going on now? Isn’t the Phase 1 groundbreaking in 2015? Yes — but as design and engineering work proceeds for full Phase 1 groundbreaking next summer, an exciting opportunity to improve the playground this summer has come up. […]

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Playground Survey

Take the Lea Schoolyard Design Survey!

The Greening Lea team needs your input! Our designers from SALT Design Studio have put together two sets of playground design drawings for the community to comment on and evaluate.  Please complete this online survey and give us your thoughts! The survey will be available until Monday May 19th.  Be sure to check it out today!

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April 2nd: Greening Lea Community Meeting!

What is your vision for Lea’s playground? SALT Design Studio needs input from parents, students, teachers, and the community to create a great playground for us. There will be a Greening Lea Community Meeting on Wednesday, April 2, 2014  from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Henry C. Lea School Auditorium at 4700 Locust Street (Enter through small playground on Locust). Please […]

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SALT Design Studio Selected for Greening Lea!

WPCNS is thrilled to announce that SALT Design Studio has been selected to lead the design and construction of Phase I of our Greening Lea playground transformation. SALT is a local landscape architecture practice committed to the transformation, revitalization, and reclamation of urban and community spaces in Philadelphia. They have planned and designed several community parks and schoolyards in our […]

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Aladdin’s Pizza Donates $400 to Greening Lea!

The West Philly Coalition for Neighborhood Schools is excited to announce that Aladdin’s Pizza has donated $400 to Greening Lea for the Monday, November 11th promotion. Owner/Manager Mohammad Saleh was so thrilled with the community’s response and the many new customers, he decided to donate half of the day’s sales. Greening Lea is extremely grateful […]

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