Foundation Notebook: May

Cocktails & Cleats Celebration 2015

Huge success! $130,000 raised to help fund the work of the Philadelphia Union Foundation programs and projects. For more photos, click here.

New Philadelphia Union Foundation Partnership with Big Brothers / Big Sisters Pennsylvania

Coming soon – Big Brothers / Big Sisters comes to the Union! 25 kids from toby Farms Middle School in Chester PA will meet with their “Bigs” twice a month all year, at PPL Park for lunch, laughs and activities.

New Philadelphia Union Foundation Partnership with Philabundance

Coming soon – the PUF will partner with Philabundance in their mission to increase healthy habits and hunger relief. Specific support will go to Philabundance’s new grocery store in Chester: Fare & Square Market.

Chester City United Spring League

CCU is off to a great start this year! With tactics and drills covered in practice twice a week, the club of over 50 participants is match-ready for their intramural competitions on Saturdays at STEM Middle School field and small playground.

Soccer For Success Play Date

All smiles at PPL park when Soccer For Success, led by Widener University, had their end of the season “Play Date” on the Toyota Plaza and Acme Fields. Included in the day of activities was a stadium tour for the whole group.

Clean-Up 2015

Members of the community, Union staff, SoB and PPL EnergyPlus Staff will join forces on May 12th (rain date May 14th) to clean the areas around PPL Park. The day, sponsored by PPL EnergyPlus and Philadelphia Union Foundation, will launch a year-long beautification project around PPL Park.

Chester City Safe Corridors

Spring signifies the renewal of Chester City’s Safe Corridors Program. Member of the community, Philadelphia Union Foundation, and City Council met to discuss one of the groups most impactful projects: Safe Playgrounds, where community liaison’s work together with the Police Force and City Hall, to keep Chester Safe.

Philadelphia Union wins Designated Driver Contest

Philadelphia Union beats DC United in a close “Designated Driver Challenge”. To become a Designated Driver, sign up at Guests Services (section 113) on any home game day.


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