More Play for Paterson, NJ

More Play for Paterson, NJ

On Saturday October 24th 2015, Alexandra’s Playground came together with more than 200 volunteers from the Paterson community to build a much needed playground for PS#29 in Paterson, NJ.  This playground fills a huge void of safe play facilities in this community. “This playground will enhance our students’ experience and provide the community with a safe place where they can take their children to play,” said Jorge Ventura,...

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Join Team Alex in the 2016 United Airlines NYC Half!

Join Team Alex in the 2016 United Airlines NYC Half!

PLEASE DONATE TO YOUR FAVORITE TEAM ALEX RUNNERS and Give the Gift of Play! Or support our work by mailing your donation to: Alexandra’s Playground, 34 North Brook Lane, Irvington, NY 10533 Alexandra’s Playground is committed to bringing more children the opportunity for safe, active play. Every year we identify and build playgrounds for very deserving communities in the tr-state area. We also build much needed playgrounds in Haiti....

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A New Playground for Berkeley Township

A New Playground for Berkeley Township

On Saturday June 20th 2015, 100 volunteers gathered at Butler Beach in Berkeley Township to begin the installation of a new playground. Donors and supporters of Alexandra’s Playground joined  members of the U.S. Army Junior ROTC program from Central Regional High School, volunteers from St. Barnabas Knights of Columbus, Council 8603, Boy Scout Troop 76, township police officers, township committee members and residents. With tools in hand...

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AP Announces Upcoming Playground Build for Berkeley Township

We are building a new playground for Bayville in Berkeley Township, NJ on Saturday June 20th 2015.  We are looking for 30 adult builders and their kids to join us with volunteers from Bayville to install the playground.  If you’d like to come out and help us build, please email Tricia by May 15th tricia@alexandrasplayground.org We are busy working with Kompan US, our playground equipment provider, and Berkeley Township to complete the...

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A Playground for Palabra Viva in Las Vegas

A Playground for Palabra Viva in Las Vegas

On Tues., March 24, 2015, Alexandra’s Playground again helped to fund and participate in the annual American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons playground.  This year, the playground was built for the very deserving children and community of Palabra Viva church in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hundreds of volunteers—orthopaedic surgeons, allied health and industry partners, and families—gathered at Palabra Viva to help transform the site so that...

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Congratulations to Team Alex on completing the 2015 NYC Half Marathon

Congratulations to Team Alex on completing the 2015 NYC Half Marathon

Congratulations to our amazing 2015 Team Alex runners!  This year’s team not only achieved stellar race times, they hit a a new fundraising record. And donations continue to come in. The starter pistol went off at 7:30AM and the first of 30,000 participants took their first steps of the 13.1 mile run through Manhattan.  Thirty of those runners were sporting black and purple Team Alex running shirts. Together they had already raised more...

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