Youth Volunteer Corps Gives Back To Start Summer Vacation

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - An organization committed to providing change in local communities got a hand from area young people Monday.

The Youth Volunteer Corps of Greater Topeka lent a hand sprucing up the Topeka Zoo. The youngsters were building a fence and doing other work to get the zoo's summer ice rink set up. Many were first-time builders and this was their introduction to using power tools.

The 24-day summer service program will continue through July for area youth between the ages of 11 to 18. It is run through the United Way of Greater Topeka.

Posted by Melissa Brunner