Mission To Replace Pop’s Pool

We grew up as the very few kids to live in the Bronx and have access to a pool. From early on it started with Taps and “Jon the ruiner” throwing the ball over the fence to late night secret pool parties to playing basketball for hours to come back and jump in to a awesome relaxing pool..... some of us have kids now and now our kids were able to enjoy this pool in the dog days of summer. Last summer this pool of 15+ years finally gave way. My goal is to be able, with the help of the many that have enjoyed this pool thru out the years, to raise enough money to replace it. My pops is a beast and he will install it himself because as we all know that’s who he is. That helps the goal!!! We don’t have to raise as much. So please what ever you can please contribute. Thank you, with much love Mark Velez


  • Christopher Hazlehurst 
    • $50 
    • 26 mos
  • Dennis Barreto 
    • $175 
    • 27 mos
  • Trashaad Thomas 
    • $50 
    • 27 mos
  • Stephen Hernandez 
    • $400 
    • 27 mos
  • David Rivera 
    • $200 
    • 27 mos
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Mark Velez 
Bronx, NY
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