After Three incredible projects over the past three years, Working for Worcester was determined continue its community movement and impact on April 16th, 2016. Many of previous years' sponsors, volunteers and community leaders recommitted/increased their resources and energy to this year's project.
New Year, New Goals...What Working for Worcester focused on in 2016!!
This year, Working for Worcester continued to growing its reach across the city while simultaneously creating a sustainable project process and coalition. 2016 Objectives included:
The Working for Worcester Service Day and Rally was held on Saturday, April 16th! Our Rally kicked off at 9:15 AM and the city-wide day of service went on from there. Over the course of 10 hours, Working for Worcester improved 21 different sites across the city of Worcester, and we couldn't have done it without our great volunteers! We are so grateful for all of YOU, our great volunteers, sponsors, and supporters, who truly make this all possible.
2016 build by-the-numbers
1 – Stem lab
2 – homework spaces
3 – BASKETBALL COURTS
4 – new playgrounds
9 – different Worcester colleges represented
21 – community sites
50+ – generous project partners
150 – Blacktop games
1,100+ – eager volunteers
$200,000+ – total resources and investment
1 CITYWIDE COMMUNITY MOMENT OF COLLABORATION, DEDICATION, AND WOO PRIDE!