Help Restore Girard Veterans Memorial

Help Restore Girard Veterans Memorial

Make a donation today to restore this wonderful community space and gateway to Fairmount and Brewerytown.

Make a donation today help transform the Veterans Memorial at 31st & Girard into a welcoming green space for residents and visitors alike.

Below is one visualization of what might become of the space with your support...

To make a donation today or to learn more about the project, log onto and click on Veterans Memorial Project.

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Andrew Goodman, Community Engagement Director, New Kensington Community Development Corporation

Goodman is currently the Community Engagement Director at the New Kensington Community Development Corporation.

Previously, Goodman worked as a city planner and project manager for PennPraxis. His focus was on projects that combined community engagement and public space design, including the Central Delaware Waterfront Planning Process, the Green2015 initiative for Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, and the Bartram’s Mile project in Southwest Philadelphia.  Goodman was an early contributor to PlanPhilly and helped shape the site in its first iteration.  As PlanPhilly grew, Goodman represented the publisher and provided professional planning input and project management support as the site expanded its beat coverage, went through multiple redesigns, conducted an internal strategic plan, and researched revenue generation opportunities.

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