Nickelodeon Volunteers Build Backyard Oasis for Los Angeles Residence

SOURCE: Viacom

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On Friday, September 13, Nickelodeon held its first ever Summer Day of Service to benefit LA Family Housing’s Pacoima Place residence. Pacoima Place houses 18 families and was most recently a pay by the hour motel before the folks at LA Family Housing put a master lease on the property.

In August, our Summer Nick Animation Studio Interns partnered with local org Muralism.org to paint a Nickelodeon themed around the concept of unity and family. A month later for the Summer Day of Service, about 35 volunteers braved 100 degree temperatures to transform the courtyard into a relaxation place for parents and a play space for kids. The Nickelodeon volunteers were busy turning soil, building planter beds, planting drought-tolerant plants, shoveling and wheelbarrowing gravel and mulch into the courtyard, placing weed cloth, and building a pergola, benches, and a play set. The families living at Pacoima Place now have a safe place for their children to play, and for the families to spend time together.

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Tweet me: .@NickAnimation's Summer Day of Service this year brought forth a partnership with @LAFamilyHousing where volunteers began construction on a backyard oasis for families complete with a pergola, a new playground, and a Nicktoons mural! http://bit.ly/2MeqCM1 #Viacommunity

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