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The Water Works Needs You Now!

The Water Works Needs You Now!

In case you haven’t heard, The Water Works suffered damage and loss of materials from the recent flooding, and we need your help. We are working around the clock to clean up, so that we can re-open to the public as soon as possible.

Onsite environmental educators are now traveling from classroom to classroom visiting all of the schools that had scheduled field trips to the WW! And we are still conducting our WW tours, but they are completely outdoors until the renovations are complete.

We are determined to keep our commitments to the children and adults in our community through this difficult time, but we need your support to do so. Won’t you please make a gift of $35, $50 or even $75 today?

Your immediate support will replace vital resources for our summer programs, such as SWEP, our two-week program for girls focused on environmental careers, and Project FLOW, a five-week summer program that allows rising 8th and 9th graders to explore water as artists, scientists, historians and social activists.

Our goal is to raise $25,000 to replace materials and equipment essential to these programs by May 31st. It is so important that our summer programs can go on as scheduled. Won’t you help us meet that goal?

We’re counting on you – and we’re grateful for your support. To donate, please go to Click here to donate online.

Thank you!
Karen Young

The Water Works

Fairmount Water Works
640 Water Works Drive
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania