Our new playground has been blessed by Fr. Carl and is now open for our students to use! We had such an amazing Prep Day & Build Day with over 200 volunteers from our corporate partner, Reedy Industries and St. Giles! The sun was shining, music was playing, plenty of food and volunteers were eager to collaborate & build a playground!
Volunteer recruitment chair, parent Amy Crilly, sums it up perfectly:
THANK YOU to ALL who – rearranged schedules, ran carpools, delivered: ziplocks, ice, coffee, children, food, cut, measured, hauled (food and wood!) painted, hauled, lifted, drilled, measured, mixed, poured, hauled, scooped, swept, arranged and rearranged, hauled, offered, showed up, signed up, handed out, hauled, watched the perimeter, wore a purple pinney, tightened bolts, held posts, applied band aids, entertained and occupied children (on and off site!!!), waited patiently (on and off site!) moved garbage, cleaned messes, filled coolers, smoked meat, washed dishes, welcomed volunteers, baked or bought, served, listened, laughed, stayed late.
Thank you to KaBoom! for awarding St. Giles with this playground grant, 90% funded by Reedy Industries – it is Reedy’s 13th playground!
Please stop by & see our new playground!