Get #Active4Alexandra – Begins April 15th

Get #Active4Alexandra – Begins April 15th

#Active4Alexandra is a movement to get kids and adults active. Join the challenge to be active for 30 days! Begins on April 15th. On TikTok, and all of our social media, you can follow along as our Youth Advisory Board shows us how they are getting #Active4Alexandra.  Will you accept their challenge? JOIN OUR 30 DAY VIRTUAL CHALLENGE RACE Visit giftofplay.givesmart.com. Select the purple “virtual challenge’ button for more info and...

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Summer Fun: JUST PLAY!

Summer Fun: JUST PLAY!

Our summer of 2020 activity bag initiative, Summer Fun: JUST PLAY!, began as a way to fill the play void during the pandemic. We distributed 550 bags to children in need throughout the tri-state area. They included items such as a frisbee, jump rope, soccer ball, and garden kit. Each purple bag also included a packet of sunflowers, as they remind us of Alexandra.

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A new playground at School 10

A new playground at School 10

The new playground built in the spring of 2020 at School 10, was our 8th in Paterson, NJ and our 30th overall. It is designed for their students in grades K-8. Though the pandemic prevented our usual Community Build, Kompan’s professional installers made sure it would be ready for the kids when the school could re-open.

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School 19’s new playground

School 19’s new playground

Music wafted through Paterson, NJ’s School 19 yard on a sunny day in October 2019. The volunteers were full of energy and determination as they worked to build this long awaited playground. As soon as it was complete, the children began climbing, spinning and filling the air with their laughter and joy.

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