Day Camp Director Overwhelmed by Offers of Support for Her Kids
This all began on June 29, 2009 when the children of the Creative Steps Day Camp, after a $1,950.00 membership fee had been paid for the campers, arrived at the Valley Swim Club to swim in the facility's pool.
The children from the day camp were informed by pool attendants that minorites were not allowed in the pool and asked to leave.
A couple of days later, the day camp's membership was suspended, the fee returned, without explanation.
Please read Day Camp Kids Told Minorities Not Allowed in Phila., PA Pool for more background on this story.
On Thursday, July 9, 2009, Philadelphia Daily News reporter Ronnie Polaneczky informed Alethea Wright, director of the Creative Steps Day Camp, of the numerous offers of support that had been pouring into the Daily News, seeking ways to aid Ms. Wright's summer camp.
One web designer, Winston Jordan, learning the day camp did not have a website, offered to build the day camp a site, stressing his services were offered 'pro bono'.
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