In July, 31 youth provided more than 450 hours of community service to local organizations over nine days. Service was provided through Needham Youth Services’ Project VAN (Volunteers Around Needham).
Project VAN organizes youth ages 13-17 to offer their skills, talents and hard work to others every summer. The program is made possible by generous funding from the .
Locations where the youth lent a helping hand this summer include Needham Parks and Forestry, Needham Housing Authority, Needham Park and Recreation, Needham Community Council, , Charles River Center, and the /Needham Council on Aging.