WeLoveU Volunteers Work to Restore George Washington Carver Center

George Washington Carver Center

The George Washington Carver Center Is at the Heart of the Community

A countless number of families in Norristown, Pennsylvania turn to the George Washington Carver Center for recreation, education, and as a place for the youth to learn good character. The long-standing community center has been serving the community for the past 60 years.

On Sunday, March 10, 2019, more than 50 WeLoveU volunteers banded together for a cleanup. The volunteers efforts hope to keep the George Washington Carver Center a neighborhood staple for many more years to come. This activity differs from previous cleanups as it marks the beginning of a series of volunteer service activities at the community center.

Many Parts Working Together

Keeping in mind how dear the center is to the residents, WeLoveU volunteers prepared well. To tackle the tasks at hand, volunteers brought their brooms, shovels, rakes, trash bags and gallons of paint.

Before starting the multi-step cleanup, the participants split into smaller groups. The first thing on their to-do list was to then remove all signs of trash and litter around the community center. Other groups stepped in to fix a hefty list of things: cleaning and replacing gutters, repainting the front lobby, repairing roof leaks, and replacing ceiling tiles in the bathroom and leading up to the outside pool.

While working, WeLoveU volunteer’s efforts ran into the late afternoon. In total, they filled 60 bags of trash and leaves, summing up to about 1,700 pounds of trash. WeLoveU happily reported these results to the directors and staff members, who were on site at the time of this cleanup.

Future Projects in Norristown

The WeLoveU volunteers left feeling a sense of accomplishment. However, they’re not done yet, as they plan to return for another big project at the center this summer. This isn’t the group’s first time carrying out a multi-step project in Philadelphia. Last year, WeLoveU volunteers completed a two-stage revitalization project at Tarken Park.

WeLoveU continues its environmental protection efforts under the Clean WORLD Movement. To date, the movement is carried out in more than 500 regions. To provide a safe and sustainable environment, WeLoveU encourages people across the globe to work together.

13 thoughts on “WeLoveU Volunteers Work to Restore George Washington Carver Center”

  1. Everyone is so busy nowadays, so it is refreshing to see even the young people dedicating their valuable time to help the world. I am sure this clean world movement will continue to be successful not only throughout Philly but on a global scale!

  2. Great job WeLoveU volunteers! Your efforts are commendable. I hope that your wonderful example will spark volunteerism amongst the community members in that area.

  3. To see youth and adults working together to make their part of the world a better place is so beautiful! Who smiles when picking up trash?! Maybe only those who truly have love in their hearts and believe they are making a difference thank you Weloveu

  4. Wow, it’s always a refreshing moment receiving a new article from the WeloveU group!
    So amazing seeing how they joyfully carry out these events!

    1. This Is great! Although the deed is small, it can have such a big impact on the community! And can cause a chain reaction of good deeds! Great job WeLoveU Foundation!

  5. They look so happy and like they actually want to be there, that’s great, it’s really hard to get many people to come out like that and do the work that they did with such bright smiles, this is very inspiring, this organization is eye-opening!

  6. Wow! 60 bags/1,700 pounds of trash; that’s very impressive! Not often can you see so many individuals gather together with such a unified and joyful effort to better their environment. It is really beautiful they were able to make such a difference in just a few hours. Great job WeLoveU !

  7. I love seeing all of the volunteer work of the WeLoveU Foundation! They’re always smiling and make so much effort to care and concern for every neighborhood. I’m so happy this organization exists!

  8. It’s so beautiful to see people who care so much about this earth and those around them!
    Thank you WeLoveU for making our lives better through you acts of kindness! You make me want to go out and also extend a helping hand to my neighbors!

    1. The WeLoveU volunteers stayed much longer then the event was scheduled to complete the task of repainting and construction in the foyer. Thank you WeLoveU for not just volunteering, but caring about the community! Great job!

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