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Summer Service Slam 2015

August 1, 2015 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Jackie Joyner-Kersee Center

101 Jackie Joyner-Kersee Circle
East St. Louis, IL 62204

Contact :

Jessica Underwood
junderwood@missioncontinues.org
(314) 669-1157
The Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation’s mission is to provide youth, adults, and families with the resources to improve their quality of life and enhance communities globally, with special attention directed to Greater, East St. Louis, Illinois. Youth and adults can overcome obstacles and become successful through access to healthy lifestyles, quality educational opportunities, and character education that includes goals setting and the practice of discipline and determination through fitness and sports. During the Summer Service Slam, The Mission Continues and Fox Sports Midwest will help to revitalize the Center by building a library/resource room, enhancing the learning garden, constructing a playground, as well as many tasks to help with grounds keeping and maintenance.

What To Wear :

Volunteers should wear close-toed shoes and clothing that is comfortable for mud and painting.

What To Bring :

Bring/wear sunscreen. The Mission Continues will provide all tools and supplies as well as water, basic first aid, and one-size fits all gloves and safety equipment.

Parking :

Parking is available on site and the site is also accessible by public transportation at the JJK Center Metrolink Station.

Inclement Weather Plan :

In the event of inclement weather, outdoor tasks will be cancelled.