Annual Impact

Working for Working each year completes appox. 20 sites ranging from playgrounds to clean up, our annual Build Day impacts on average 30,000 individuals. 

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W4W 2022

Back and Better than Ever! 

Build Day Year 10 by the Numbers:

20 Sites 2 Playgrounds

1 Gaga pit

10,000 Cubic Yards of Mulch

1,200 AMAZING Volunteers

$150,000 Dollars reinvested back into Worcester

But numbers don't tell the story of the amazing day of April 9th 2022! Here it from our team themselves -

W4W 2021

​2 New Playgrounds

5 Worcester Colleges Represented2

00+ Eager Volunteers

11 Total Sites: Blacktop Games, Painting, Revitalization

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W4W 2019

 New Playgrounds
1  Art Studio
1 Natural Playground
3 Buddy Benches
1 Food & Clothing pantry
9 Worcester Colleges Represented
55+ Generous Project Partners
1,200+ Eager Volunteers
22 Total Sites: Blacktop Games, Painting, Revitalization!
$120,000 Total Resources and Investment

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W4W 2017

1 Natural Playground
2 Steam Labs
3 New Playgrounds
4 Revitalized Community Spaces
9 Different Colleges Represented
22 Community Sites
50+ Generous Project Supporters
150 Black Top Games
1,000+ Eager Volunteers
$240,000+ Total Resources Invester

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W4W 2015

1  Baseball Field
2  Renovated Parks
3  New Playgrounds
5  Basketball Courts
9  Different Worcester Colleges Represented
19  Community Sites
35+ Generous Project Partners
50+ Garden Boxes
900+ Eager Volunteers
$100,000+ Investment in Recreational Spaces

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W4W 2020

Working for Worcester's annual Build Day was unfortunately cancelled due to the emergent COVID-19 pandemic.

 

However, we remained dedicated to completing these projects in future years. Additionally, Working for Worcester raised $23,240.59 for the Worcester Together COVID-19 emergency response fund with generous support from peers and alumni! Money collected was used to help provide short-term emergency needs like food and shelter, as well as to support organizations working with populations most vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic's long-term effects.

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W4W 2018

Natural Playgrounds
STEAM Lab & library
New Playgrounds
Revitalized Community Spaces
3  Buddy benches
1  Food & Clothing Pantry
Different Worcester Colleges Represented
23 Community Sites
55+ Generous Partners
175 Blacktop Games
1,200+ Eager Volunteers
$250,000+ 
Total Resources and Investment

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W4W 2016

 Ste​m lab
2  homework spaces
3  Basketball Courts
new playgrounds
 different Worcester colleges represented
21  
community sites
50+  generous project partners
150  Blacktop games
1,100+  eager volunteers
$200,000+ total resources and investment

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W4W 2014

1  New Commercial Dance Studio
2  Renovated Baseball Fields
3
Community Gardens
New Basketball Courts
Playgrounds
10
Different Worcester Colleges Represented
25 Community Sites
35+ Generous Project Partners
1000+ Eager Volunteers
$100,000+  Investment in Recreational Spaces

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