Washington, NC — A local Eagle Scout to-be is turning his leadership service project into something that will better his community.
Benjamin Morris, a current boy scout, is attempting to complete his Eagle Scout Leadership Project, while also looking out for the needs of the disabled.
His vision is to install handicap accessible swings in Washington parks, allowing children with certain disabilities to have the chance to play with others.
He presented his idea to his Scout Master, who thought the project would serve the community well.
“He’s done a lot of research, and he’s met with various city officials because his project is going to go to a city park.”
As far as locations for the swings, Havens Gardens is Benjamin’s top choice. He hopes to have the swings installed by the end of the year, but building these types of swings comes with a steep price tag.
He set up a Go-Fund Me account, hoping to raise money for the swings so all children will have a place to play. If you would like to help Benjamin complete his project and install handicap swings in local parks, you can donate here: http://www.gofundme.com/xygtsd5