"Together We Play" is a student group from St. Thomas the Apostle School in Peoria Heights devoted to constructing an accessible park for the Peoria Heights area. The team has done research and have found that although there are over 10,000 people in the Peoria area with special needs, there are very few accessible parks, and none within the village of Peoria Heights.
The mission is to raise over 100,000 dollars to build the park equipment Which uses universal design, allowing children of all ability to play together. Although the goal is to help others, the team enjoys their meetings and adores the idea of helping their neighbors in Peoria Heights.
The idea started out as a project for the 2019 City Shaper season of FIRST LEGO League , the St. Thomas Robo-Comets Too team ran with the idea and worked diligently toward the goal, first gaining permission of the Village Board and now working to raise the necessary funds.