November 2017 Newsletter


From June-October the Saturday farm stand offered fresh produce to neighbors, local business, passers by. 

The seven gardens produced 1350 pounds of fruits and vegetables for the neighborhood with 15 neighbors working in the gardens.
Pictured: Gardener Sechita Elliott at the last October farm stand for the season

Fairhill Volunteers
serving the community.

Top Left: Tom Grabe with Jesus and Alida Aponte, Sadaiel, Gigi and Tuti who helped keep seven gardens bountiful.

Top Right: Volunteers from Friends Central and Temple U helped reset 25 tilted grave stones.

Bottom Left: Neighbors Dan and Denise Anderson of Servant Partners.
Dan will lead the Fairhill Tree Tenders to plant 14 street trees on Nov 18.  

Denise has started a free Zumba class for parents at Julia deBurgos
on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 4pm in the gym. 
See our events calendar here!

Back to School:

30 volunteers and 10 parents who receive a stipend are back to work at Julia deBurgos School. The HFH partnership for literacy has changed the culture of reading and given vital support to the staff charged with bringing all K-2 up to grade level. 

Checking out books and reading in the library.


Volunteer Reading buddies working together.

Parent classroom assistants with reading specialist

Parent leaders speaking to parent ESL class.

The Annual Appeal is coming to your mailbox!

Be on the lookout in the next couple of weeks.


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