“the contractor took the money and ran from a job to fix up the playground outside of our daycare”


“Dear PoPville,

The contractor took the money and ran from a job to fix up the playground outside of our daycare. It is located just one block away from the Petworth metro on Rock Creek Church Rd. and takes care of infants and toddlers up to age 3 or 4. I have attached a photo of the playground in its current state. Below is more information about what happened.”

Sunshine! Running! Playing!

These are what kids love and sadly, an unethical contractor for a playground at Ideal Child Development Center (NAYEC certified) has taken these simple things away from the kids. This contractor started the work, got paid for most of the project, and stopped the work without notice and has not been able to be reached for the last four months.

The estimates from other contractors to take over the playground project is $6,000 over the remaining budget for the playground. We are hoping to raise this amount to finish the playground.

About Us: Ideal has been providing quality childcare for baby and kids for 40 years in the Petworth neighborhood of Washington, DC.

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