This one’s a must-attend for Philly folks. Tosh Townend, artist Jim Houser, Exit Skate Shop, Traffic, and Boost Mobile are hosting a demo tomorrow at Pop’s Playground to raise money for Franklin’s Paine Skatepark Fund. The power’s in your hands people, so make the most of it.
Boost Mobile Supports Construction of New Skate Park In Philadelphia
– Boost Mobile Donates Funds and Brings Pro Skaters Together For A Day of Excitement at Pop's Playground –
WHO: Boost Mobile, Michael Johnson, Deputy Commissioner of Philadelphia Parks and Recreation,
Alain Joinville, Public Affairs Officer of Philadelphia Parks and Recreation and local artist Jim
Houser come together to support skate culture and the arts in the Philadelphia community.
Boost Mobile is a brand committed to giving back to the community while working with local
skateboard shop Exit and Traffic skateboards. Boost Mobile professional skateboarders and
other athletes will be in attendance. Additional supporting partners include The New Kensington
Community Development Corporation, Philadelphia's Department of Parks and Recreation
and Friends of Pop's Playground.
WHAT: Boost Mobile is donating funds to Franklin's Paine Skatepark Fund (FPSF) for the completion of a
skate haven for local youth. Boost Mobile is sending team members of their athletic roster to
Philadelphia for a skate demonstration and a day of fun in support of raising funds and
awareness of the skatepark. Local artists will be onsite signing posters and teaching the youth
WHERE: Pop's Playground
E. Huntingdon Street and Trenton Avenue
WHEN: Saturday, September 20th
Time: 1:00 – 5:00 PM (1PM Oversized Check Ceremony)
WHY: Boost Mobile supports the youth community and wants to assist in the creation of a safe
haven where Philadelphia youth can skate. The skate demonstration also promotes Boost
Mobile's dollar-a-day chat plan offering unlimited nights and weekends and unlimited
About Franklin's Paine Skatepark Fund
Franklin's Paine Skatepark Fund was formed to advance skateboarding in the Philadelphia region and beyond. Through its various regional partnerships, FPSF assists in the development of future skaters through free lessons and various activity programs. Additionally, FPSF is responsible for the improvements to a variety of existing skateboard parks in the region including FDR in South Philadelphia and for the creation of Pop's Playground in New Kensington, Northeast Philadelphia. The FPSF's core initiative is the development of Philadelphia's largest free skateboard park, Paine's Park. For more information visit www.painesparkproject.org