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Nickelodeon Volunteers Build Backyard Oasis for Los Angeles Residence

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On Friday, September 13, Nickelodeon held its first ever Summer Day of Service to benefit LA Family Housing’s Pacoima Place residence. Pacoima Place houses 18 families and was most recently a pay by the hour motel before the folks at LA Family Housing put a master lease on the property.

Nickelodeon Interns Help Bring Burbank High Student’s Mural Design to Life

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Our Spring 2019 NICKterns headed down to Burbank High School to partner with local high school student Ana Cristina Varela to bring her vision of a mural to life. Ana is a star BHS animation student and a product of our animation mentorship program.

SpongeBob Mural at Roy Romer, Van Nuys

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For this semester's philanthropy project the Nickterns paired up with Muralism.org to paint a mural on the campus of Roy Romer Middle School in Van Nuys. Muralism is a nonprofit organization that is commited to beautifying the city of Los Angeles, while providing employment to artists with special needs. The SpongeBob themed mural overlooks Romer Middle School's new athletic field and is part of the school's initiative to encourage students to lead an active and healthy lifestyle.

SpongeBob and NICKtern friends Make a Splash in LA Hospital Playroom

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This semester, our Summer NICKterns took on what may have been the largest intern mural project to date. Our NICKterns partnered with the mega-talented Peter Bennett, Art Director on SpongeBob SquarePants, to create a SpongeBob-themed mural at County USC Hospital in Downtown Los Angeles. Using Peter’s design, the NICKterns aimed to create an underwater oasis for the playroom area in the hospital’s Pediatric Inpatient Unit. In just three short days, the interns were able to create a floor-to-ceiling rendition of Bikini Bottom for the hospital’s patients to enjoy themselves in.

Burbank YMCA Reveals Mural “For All”

By Thomas Chavira
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The YMCA of Burbank has received a youthful facelift on the side of their building located on Magnolia Boulevard and 3rd Street.

Nickelodeon, as part of a philanthropy project their interns undertake every semester, has provided the Burbank YMCA with a colorful and large mural that decorates the west side of their building facing the parking lot.

Typically, the murals are designed for schools. This time around, however, the interns felt the Burbank YMCA served as the perfect platform for their altruistic work.

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