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WeLoveU Volunteers Adopt Comfort Tyler Park in Syracuse, NY

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Syracuse—a city tucked in the corners of New York State—is home to the Erie Canal Museum and its well-known educational institution, Syracuse University. The city frequently implements new programs to better the lives of its residents and the community. One of those programs is the Clean-up ‘Cuse Trash and Litter Program, otherwise known as the “Adopt-a-Block” program.

Earlier this year, Mayor Ben Walsh announced the program to inspire residents to pick up trash year round. This sparked the interest of local WeLoveU volunteers who feel strongly about serving their communities through volunteerism. The group adopted Comfort Tyler Park in July that’s nestled by Comstock Avenue and East Colvin Street. Adopting a street or park requires monthly cleanups for two years.

“Make this world better, we’ve got this together!”

Since its adoption, WeLoveU volunteers have been visiting the park to maintain it regardless of the weather conditions. Because of the changes in season, volunteer’s tasks vary as the park requires different types of TLC. In the summertime, volunteers pick up trash, pull up weeds, and lay down fresh mulch. Meanwhile, in the fall, the group rakes leaves and shovels snow in late November. Before cleaning, volunteers huddle and cheer together saying, “Make this world better, we’ve got this together!”

1) Volunteers are seen removing trash intertwined in fences and removing dead branches on August 26, 2018. This effort is part of WeLoveU’s Clean WORLD Movement, making a pleasant and bright environment for neighbors.

2) Thirty WeLoveU volunteers cleaned Comfort Tyler Park for the first time on July 22, 2018. Teams split up to pick up litter, remove weeds, and lay fresh mulch. A handful of volunteers traveled from Watertown and Rochester, New York.

3) More than two dozen volunteers were raking leaves and pulling up weeds on the playground in the fall. Volunteers typically spending 2 hours at each cleanup. A local TV station covered the volunteer’s efforts.

4) WeLoveU volunteers braved the cold weather to shovel five inches of snow for the safety of the community. Unexpected snowfall in November covered the sidewalks encompassing Comfort Tyler Park.

5) During the last cleanup of 2018, volunteers diligently raked up leaves. Mayor Ben Walsh and Maria Maldonado-Lewis, the Director of Constituent Services, stopped by to greet the group. Read more about this cleanup on Localsyr.com.

13 thoughts on “WeLoveU Volunteers Adopt Comfort Tyler Park in Syracuse, NY”

  1. Thanks to such people who are trying to change something in our world, we see that everything is in our hands and if everyone takes part in this even the slightest participation, the result will be unprecedented before.

  2. This is very great, honorable work. Our neighborhoods, cities , all communites in the whole WORLD needs more of this kind of care!! Good job WELOVEU!!
    Keep up the good work!!

  3. Wow the Int. We<3U Foundation will impact the world with this great care and love for the community. Great job to the Founder of this movement.

  4. Wow! The WeLoveU Foundation is amazing. That must be hard work but everyone is so happy to volunteer. This is such good news to see

  5. This is amazing! Youth joining together and uniting through the Int. We Love U Foundation to help their community! Thank you for your hard work and great example for all to follow in!

  6. Amethyst Roseberry

    Wow, it’s great to see their bright smiles whether cloudy or sunny weather. It’s really impressive and allows me to know the volunteers love what they are doing and are happy to be doing it! And why not, We Love U stands for a great cause and are really helping out those in need. Go Clean World Movement and We Love U!

  7. This is awesome to see so many young people working together…rain, sun or snow!
    I love the idea that this organization (WE LOVE U) helps its local neighbors…that is so important in maintaining a healthy relationship and for our government and local leaders to follow! Beautiful work and thank you for making this park more beautiful where I can bring my family!

  8. Wow it’s so great to see people joined in unity to help make a clean joyful environment for the community, this beautiful work should be spread in every city to make the world a better place

  9. Wow, such amazing and beautiful love of the Intl. We Love You Foundation! The members are so caring and kind, making the neighborhood beautiful and clean for the residents. Thank you Intl. We Love You Foundation for always taking the initiative to make this world a better place full of love, happiness and for making the world cleaner.

  10. This type of news is what the world needs more of! The WeLoveU foundation has a spark that inspires others to join and help our nieghbors. Beautiful job😊

  11. The WeLoveU Foundation is a great organization that brings smiles and help to the community. The volunteers are always so happy which makes it so enjoyable to jump in and help the community too!! Great job We Love You

  12. I’m happy to see the volunteers carrying out the Clean WORLD Movement in Comfort Tyler Park in Syracuse, New York. Cleaning the park for the community really helps many others to feel comfortable and happy. Great job volunteers from the International WeLoveU Foundation.

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