February 24, 2017 | 8:00am–2:30pm

PUENTE Learning Center, 501 South Boyle Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90033

Call For Volunteers!

Volunteers from PUENTE Learning Center and Target are building a state of the art new playground! The project is in partnership with KaBOOM!, the national nonprofit dedicated to giving kids the childhood they deserve by bringing play to those who need it most, and generously funded by TARGET. The playground will be built in ONE DAY with the help of 200 volunteers!

No special skills necessary, all abilities needed and accommodated!

  • Must be at least 18 years of age to build.
  • Must be able to work from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Food, drinks and snacks will be provided.
  • Children’s activities are planned for ages 5 and above, so bring your kids!
  • Build Day is rain or shine.
  • No parking will be available; we encourage public transportation or UBER/LYFT.

Sign Up Now: https://www.tfaforms.com/456214

You can also download the waiver form below and submit it to PUENTE.

Spaces are limited so sign up today!

For more information, contact: Rocio Flores, Donor Relations Manager, rocio@puente.org │ (323) 780-7545.

Thank you to our Special Guests

  • Miguel Santiago, CA State Assembly Member, District 53
  • Luz Rivas, Commissioner – City of Los Angeles, Board of Public Works
  • Rocio Hernandez, Area Director – Office of City Council Member Jose Huizar
  • Amanda Mejia, East Area Representative – Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti
  • Alan Sanchez, President – Boyle Heights Chamber of Commerce
  • Tyler Sutherland – PUENTE Learning Center Board Member
  • Greg Gonzalez – PUENTE Learning Center Board Member

Thank you to our Sponsors and Donors


Albertsons, Costco, Curacao, El Gallo Giro, El Pollo Loco, Food4Less, La Mascota Bakery, Pavilions, Pollo Campero, PUENTE Charter K & Preschool Readiness Parents, Ralphs, Sam’s Club, Sprouts, Subway, Superior Warehouse, Trader Joe’s, Vons, World Harvest Food Bank, Hollenbeck Palms, Boyle Heights Chamber of Commerce, Westport Construction, CALO YouthBuild, City of Los Angeles – District 14, and White Memorial Medical Center

Thank you to our Volunteers

PUENTE students and staff, PUENTE Charter K parents, East Los Angeles College – First Year Experience Scholars, Mt Saint Mary’s University – Community Engagement, California State University Los Angeles – Criminal Justice Student Association, L.A. Works, Lockton Insurance Brokers LLC, UCLA – Alph Phi, Wells Fargo and community members!

See photos from the event on our Flickr page.