Annual Philly Spring Cleanup!

Annual Philly Spring Clean-Up -Fishtown Rec Center Participant Quotes:

 

“It takes a village to keep a village together!” ~Dominique~

 

“Had a great time being outside and creating with our neighbors.”

 

“I really liked volunteering so much today.”

 

“Giving back with a purpose!”

 

“Felt more accomplished than usual on a Saturday morning!”  ~Jessica~

 

“Great way to spend a Sat. morning, giving back to our community.”

 

“Definitely had fun painting fish over graffiti.”  ~Danny~

 

“I’m glad to serve our neighborhood and city.” ~Bill~

 

“It was great to see a difference, to make that difference.”

 

“A simple fresh coat of paint really goes a long way in making an environment seem more alive and appealing.”

 

“Color is power!”

 

“I felt that Art Sphere gave me the opportunity to use my painting skills to effect a change in a place where change is needed and resources are limited.”  ~Gretchen~

 

“It’s great to help the neighborhood I live in!” ~Paul

 

“It was wonderful doing something I love and volunteering at the same time.  It was a liberating experience.”

 

“Way more organized having an additional organization to partner with us.”  ~John~

 

“I enjoyed myself today.”

 

“I felt like the work that I was doing was really making a difference even though I was just painting simple fish.  I could imagine coming here in the future and dreaming up a sea for my fish to swim in.”

 

“It was great!  Felt connected to the community through collective creativity!!”  ~Samantha~

 

“I loved feeling like I left a positive impression on the neighborhood. Bringing more beauty into our community improves everyone’s lives.”  ~Cara~

 

“Helping to improve the neighborhood feels great.”  ~Scott~

 

You too can coordinate clean-up efforts with the community and the city. Contact ASI for assistance or visit  www.phila.gov/qualityoflife and use our city’s services to plan your own Spring cleanup or cleanups throughout the year.

 

Thank you, ZS Associates, for bringing your company out to lend a big hand!

 

See before-and-after photos below:


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