It’s My Park Day

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We held a great IMPD – thanks everyone who helped out. We raked, pruned, painted cleaned the M’Finda Kalunga Community Garden with Bob, Debra, Diana, Kevin, Carol, Elizabeth, James, K, Jin Xiu, Steve, Jim, Joe, Turi, Ted, Kate, and NYU and many other volunteers whose names I don’t have! Thank you New Museum for donating the paint! (for chairs created by a New Museum project). Thank you Sara Roosevelt Park Community Coalition Prez and Vice Prez’s (K Webster, Debra Jeffreys-Glass and Jin Xiu Chen) for pre-organizing. Thanks Stanton Street CSA & Kevin and Diana for food donations.

We also cleared out the Hua Mei Bird Sanctuary South of Delancey Street with James, Jin Xiu, Steve and K (with a little help from Kirsti!).

Thank you everyone for helping make the day a success!

We were pleased to have a visit from City Parks Foundation’s new Executive Director Heather Lubov (far right) and Sabina Saragoussi, Director, Partnerships for Parks  (middle left) speaking with Debra Jeffreys -Glass Co-Chair of M’Finda Kalunga Community Garden (center) and her friend Laura (far left). They were invited by Kirsti Bambridge our local Partnerships for Parks angel…


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