According to the Recreation Department, here are some of the businesses and organizations that contributed money to keep city pools open this summer:

Philadelphia Parking Authority:

$110,000 (over three years)

Shire Pharmaceutical: $100,000

(over three years)

Keystone Mercy: $60,000

Wachovia, a Wells Fargo company:


Ameri-Choice: $60,000

TD Bank: $50,000

Pepsi: $25,000

Caplin Family Charities: $25,000

Tom Knox: $25,000

Tasty Kake: $25,000

Other contributors include: Sid

Booker, Brown's Super Stores,

United Concordia, Charlie Kahn,

Wawa, Villa, Acme and unnamed contributors who gave through the United Way.

Dave Davies