How To Help

Lilypad is run completely by a team of volunteers, and we could always
use more hands on deck, especially as we transition to our new name and open our brand new space for South Philly families: Lilypad, opened July 2, 2016.

Current opportunities include:

Ongoing Volunteer Activities

• Helping to Plan Activities at Lilypad

• Recruit Business Members to Lilypad (are you or do you know a family-friendly business looking for space?)

• City Kids Consignment Sale (planning)

• Meetups & Playgroups (scheduling/managing)

• Parent Groups (scheduling/managing)

• Website management (done on own time)

• Marketing (done on own time)

• Fundraising (done on own time)

• Scheduling classes for children (done on own time)

One-Off Volunteer Activities

• City Kids Consignment Sale (day-of)

• Meetups & Playgroup (bringing food, facilitating/hosting)

• Parent Groups (bringing food, facilitating/hosting)

• Helping at Special Events for Members

• Donating to/cleaning up/managing the toy lending library (could be broken into discrete volunteer tasks & opportunities)

Wish List for Lilypad Where South Philly Families Land
(1234 S. Broad Street, at Wharton)

  • Cash Register
  • Large Wall Clock
  • Kids Bathroom Stool for Sink
  • Electric Tea Kettle
  • Toy Trucks and Vehicles
  • Trains and Tracks
  • Large Activity or Play Rug
  • Plush or Soft Activity Rug for Infants (no foam)
  • Wooden Tool Bench Center (free standing)
  • Wooden Grocery Cart or Stand (free standing)
  • Landscaping/Arborist help for Outdoor Play Area
  • Dirt/Sand Boxes Built for Outdoor Play Area
  • Toilet Paper (auto-deliver to Lilypad, 1234 S Broad St, 19146)
  • Paper Towels (auto-deliver to Lilypad, 1234 S Broad St, 19146)
  • Grant Writing Services
  • Cash Donations

If you’re interested in volunteering, contact
us to put your
talents to good use!