The Shade Project


Protection from the sun is critical for all of us, but especially for our kids. One severe sunburn during childhood can lead to substantial skin damage and even skin cancer later in life.  That’s why The Shade Project is working to build shade-providing structures where children play around Austin and beyond. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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