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Jones New York makes over Weeksville Elementary in Brooklyn, NY

The Jones Group’s New York City and White Plains offices gathered together to make over an elementary school in Brooklyn! They transformed the teacher’s lounge, landscaping around the school, multiple indoor and outdoor murals, the social worker’s room, the reading tutorial room, the parent meeting room, and more! The big surprise to the school was a new library made over with 500 books donated from Scholastic and a pledge from Jones to donate $7,000 worth of more books.

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Jones New York makes over Clara Barton Elementary School in Philadelphia

In Philadelphia, the Bristol office and West Deptford Distribution Center came together to revitalize an elementary school! They created little sections on each floor of the school where children can sit and admire each other’s artwork, transformed the teacher’s lounge, blacktop for recess, the entryway to the school, and revitalized each of the hallways!

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Past School Makeovers

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Jones Apparel Group makes over East New York School of Excellence, Brooklyn, NY!

This past October, Jones Apparel Group gathered 75 volunteers to make over East New York School of Excellence. In addition to painting and transforming the parent/teacher rooms, 3 reading nooks, teacher planning room, teacher’s lounge, literacy room, dance studio, and a technology room, 28 new Apple computers and 1 smart board were donated!

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Jones Apparel Group makes over Joseph Leidy Elementary!

On September 11, 2009, National Day of Volunteerism, Jones Apparel Group took charge of Joseph Leidy Elementary School in Philadelphia. With over 100 volunteers excited and strong, the teacher’s lounge, 4 bathrooms, 2 classrooms, and the stairwells were transformed!

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