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Beautifying the neighborhood by bringing tree coverage to the streets of East Kensington, Kensington and Fishtown

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PTP Thanks all of our volunteers, group leaders, property owners, donors, and other supporters
 

2014 Fall Thank You List (We’ve planted 1072 trees!)

  • All of our wonderful volunteers who came out to help in the cold
  • All the homeowners who applied for trees
  • All of our leaders and those who use their trucks
  • PHS: Mindy, Dana for organizing all the applications
  • UC Green, their wonderful employees and volunteers who help us at all of our plantings and pruning clubs. Sue McQueen, Joe Shapiro and Stephen McCoubrey who often volunteer for both our pruning clubs and plantings.
  • NKCDC and Noel-tools, picking up the trees and mulch
  • Rob Lihotz
  • Debbie and Jacob for running the registration table
  • Carlos Perez for helping pick up the trees
  • Marie Perez, Lori, Bob, Judy, Fatimah
  • The North Face
  • Temple’s Environmental Club
  • Philadelphia Brewing Company for always hosting our lunches and helping to plant trees using their work truck.
  • FMC for generous donation
  • Amanda Johnson and Nick Schummer for their donation and helping us on their wedding anniversary!
  • Accenture and KIPP students!

2012

  • FMC Corporation
  • Milton Steele Foundation
  • Philadelphia Brewing Company (PBC)
  • Greensgrow Farm
  • Leotah's Place Coffeehouse
  • Pizza Brain
  • Little Baby's Ice Cream
  • Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS)
  • TreeVitalize
  • Philadelphia Parks and Recreation (PPR)
  • East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA)
  • New Kensington Community Development Corporation (NKCDC)
  • IPAK Printing & Packaging
  • Individual Donations from neighbors and friends

2011

  • FMC Corporation
  • Milton Steele Foundation
  • Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
  • TreeVitalize
  • Philadelphia Parks and Recreation
  • East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA)
  • New Kensington Community Development Corporation (NKCDC)
  • Philadelphia Brewing Company (PBC)
  • IPAK Printing & Packaging
  • Individual Donations from neighbors and friends

2010

Thank you to Alliance for Community Trees (ACT) for sponoring our first Fall 2010 Pruning Club event on October 17, 2010.

PTP's April 2010 Tree Planting Thank you to our sponors and supporters:

  • Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
  • TreeVitalize
  • Fairmount Park
  • East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA)
  • New Kensington Community Development Corporation (NKCDC)
  • FMC Corporation
  • Philadelphia Brewing Company (PBC)
  • The North Face
  • IPAK Printing & Packaging
  • Individual Donations from neighbors and friends

2009

PTP's November 2009 Tree Planting Thank Yous:

  • Thank you to all of our volunteers who have made this season amazing and who have helped to make EastPortFishington (East Kensington, Fishtown, Port Richmond, Greater Kensington) even more beautiful. We've now helped plant 313 trees in the neighborhood.

May 2009 Thank You Notes:

  • Thank you to all of the friends, family and neighbors who came out to volunteer as part of Tree Planting Teams, as Photographers, as Team Leaders, our Sign In Team, and to our Food Team. 
  • Thank you to each and every person, you know who you are, who was able to take a day off from work to help with the pickup, sorting and other necessary preparation of the trees prior to their planting. 
  • Thank you to the staff of the PHS (Pennsylvania Horticultural Society)  including the staff of Philadelphia Green, the Tree Tenders program and to TreeVitalize for all of your help, support, and organizing.
  • Thank you to Nancy and Bill at the Philadelphia Brewing Company for donating the use of their space for the tree planting lunch and party. 
  • Thank you to Marlene Buck and Noah at the NKCDC for  donating the use of their hand tools for our upcoming planting and for providing us with mulch and NKCDC staff assistance for planting day. 
  • Thank you to Traveling Tree Tenders, KSNAC, and Northeast Tree Tenders for coming out to help or lending tools to the effort.
  • Thank you Primex Garden Center for donating soil to PTP and for providing us with an ongoing discount for supplies. 
  • Thank you to IPAK for lending their truck so that we could pick up the donated materials and to Carlos R. Perez for driving.

2008

November 2008 Thank You Notes:

  • Thank you to Nancy and Bill at the Philadelphia Brewing Company for donating the use of their space for the tree planting lunch and party. 
  • Thank you to Marlene Buck and Noah at the NKCDC for  donating the use of their hand tools for our upcoming planting and for providing us with mulch and NKCDC staff assistance for planting day.
  • Thank you to each and every person, you know who you are, who was able to take a day off from work to help with the pickup, sorting and other necessary preparation of the trees prior to their planting. 
  • Thank you to Marie Perez and Lori Frost for managing the food setup for breakfast and lunch again - it was awesome. 
  • Thank you to all of the friends, family and neighbors who came out to volunteer. 

March 2008 Tree Planting Thank You Notes:

  • Thank you to the Drexel University's LeBow College of Business for donating water and organizing volunteers.
  • Thank you to Marlene Buck at the NKCDC for  donating the use of their hand tools for our upcoming planting and for providing us with mulch and NKCDC staff assistance for planting day.
  • Thank you to each and every person, you know who you are, who was able to take a day off from work to help with the pickup, sorting and other necessary preparation of the trees prior to their planting.  
  • Thank you to Marie Perez and Lori Frost for managing the food setup for breakfast and lunch - it was great  
  • That you to IPAK for lending their truck so that we could pick up the trees and to Carlos R. Perez for packing it and driving.
  • Thank you to UCGreen for lending us Tool Leader Bags for our tree planting as well as stake pounders.
  • Thank you to the Port Richmond Thriftway, Located at the intersection of Aramingo Avenue and York Street, for donating 10 cases of water for our tree planting. 
  • We received a very generous $1000. donation from FMC Corporation for our groups tree planting efforts on behalf of one of their employees and one of our founding members Dina Richman. 
  • Thank you to PhillyCarShare for granting us a $250. Community Improvement grant for Tree Planting.
  • Thank you to Nancy and Bill at the Philadelphia Brewing Company for donating the use of their space and more for the March 16, 2008 tree planting lunch and party.  (Posted: 2/22/08)
  • We'd like to extend a BIG thank you to the members of EKNA who have helped us raise $167.00 for tree related activities in the neighborhood by buying homemade cat treats, dog treats and a few people treats too and to those of you who have donated treat or no treat!!! (Posted: 2/22/08)
  • Thank you to the PHS (Pennsylvania Horticultural Society) for planning to cut all of the sidewalks and properly disposing of the rubble for our neighborhoods for free this year. This was going to be a time consuming task and costly task for our group and the neighbors that had volunteered to lend hand, their equipment and expertise.  Now we have more time to plan the rest of the tasks, details, and the lunch for volunteers that will happen after the trees are planted. (Posted: 2/3/08)


 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Philly Tree People
Spring 2017 Planting
Sunday, April 23, 2017
2771 Jasper Street
9:30AM

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Now Accepting Applications for our
Fall 2017 planting
Deadline 5/8/2017
APPLY ONLINE
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