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Help build a playground at Abbott House!

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Abbott House

100 North Broadway

Irvington, NY 10533

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Help Abbott House and Morgan Stanley build a playground in partnership with KaBOOM!

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What: A total of approximately 200 volunteers from Morgan Stanley and Abbott House are building a great new playground for kids and WE NEED YOU! Work is available for volunteers of all levels of skill and ability.

**Please note - All youth under the legal working age of 16 will be welcome to participate in youth activities but will not be able to participate in building in the playground construction areas.**

**Please note - We can only accept youth from ages 5-15 in our youth activities area.**

**We will have youth activities on build day ONLY.**

When: Build Day is Friday, June 28, 2019 from 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM. See below for full Build Week schedule.

Where: Abbott House,100 North Broadway Irvington, NY 10533

What's Provided: Breakfast, lunch and water will be provided. Gloves and other safety materials will be provided for the projects that require them.

What to Wear: The playground build will happen rain or shine. Please come dressed for the weather. Closed-toe shoes are required; sneakers or work boots that you don't mind getting dirty are advisable. Please leave valuables at home as secure storage is not available on site.

Rules: All participants must comply with the following practices. These rules have been established and agreed upon to ensure the safety, comfort and respect for all involved. Failure to comply will result in immediate dismissal from the project.

• Work together, treat everyone with respect and use family-friendly, inclusive language

• Report any unsafe or inappropriate behavior to on-site staff

• Please comply with all requests from on-site staff

• Follow all safety guidelines

• Only pre-approved power tools are permitted

• Closed-toe shoes are required

• Youth may not participate in areas of active construction

• No smoking, alcohol or drugs

• The use or carry of firearms is prohibited *with the exception of certified, active officers

BUILD WEEK SCHEDULE

Prep Day 1: Wednesday June 26, 2019

30 volunteers are needed

**No youth activities**

• 8:00 AM - Volunteers arrive and register

• 5:00 PM - All prep work completed (approximate time)

Prep Day 2: Thursday, June 27, 2019

15 volunteers should be on "stand-by" in case they are needed

**No youth activities**

• 8:00 AM - Volunteers arrive and register

• TBD - All prep work completed

Build Day: Friday, June 28, 2019

125 volunteers are needed

**Youth activities provided*

• 6:30 AM - Team Leaders arrive

• 8:00 AM - Volunteers arrive and register

• 8:30 AM - Kick-off ceremony

• 2:30 PM - Ribbon-cutting ceremony

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