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Hood River Children's Park

$159,132 of $135,000 goal

Raised by 290 people in 8 months
Created December 12, 2017
In 1992, the play structure at the Hood River Children's Park was completed through an oustanding community volunteer build.  The park was intended to last 20 years based on materials available at the time.  Upon inspection in 2017, it was determined that the entire current play structure was past end-of-lifeIn response, the City of Hood River organized a committee to oversee another community build of a new play structure.  This committee, composed of representatives of The City of Hood River, Hood River City Council, Hood River Valley Parks & Rec,  Hood River Rotary, Livable Hood River, Mid-Columbia Association of Realtors, The Next Door and neighbors of the park chose Play By Design to assist in the project management and design of the park. 

http://pbdplaygrounds.com/community-building/ 
  On Thursday Nov 9, the designer from Play-By-Design met with elementary students in the City of Hood River and used their feedback to complete the design of the new structure.  Drawings from hundreds of students were recieved.  


Both the City and Hood River County Parks & Rec have allocated funds for about 75% of the project budget ($300kbut we need help from donors to raise the remaining funds ($100k) needed to build the park imagined by the children of our community to open in late spring/early summer of 2018

Funds for the project are being handled directly by the Hood River Rotary Foundation via Jess Miller (jess@lestax.com All donations from this campaign will go directly to the Children’s Park Fund (not the general fund for the Rotary Foundation)

  We are also beginning to coordinate volunteers for the build tentatively scheduled for early June at present.  To inquire about volunteering, please email childrenspark@cityofhoodriver.com for more information

CAMPAIGN DONATION INSTRUCTIONS


  This campaign is designed so that donors have the ability to:

- Donate to the general fund (any amount) or

- Select a Reward Level

Fence Picket - $100 donation
- Receive an inscribed fence post at the park via a $100 donation (18 character maximum).  After selecting the reward level, enter your 18 character maximum inscription/name(s) in the comments box

 
Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze & Friend Levels
All of these levels are designed to donate a specific feature to the park.  The feature will be tagged with the name of the benefactor (or denoted as Anonymous)

Platinum Level - $7500 donation
- Available Features to Donate:  Boulder with Net, Stainless Steel Curved Slide, Boat w/ Rocking Platform.  After selecting the reward level, enter your preferred feature in the comments box on the next page as well as the name of the benefactor to inscribe (if Anonymous is preferred, please note)

Gold Level - $5000 Donation
- Available Features to Donate: Car, Tower (2), Stainless Steel Wide Slide, Bridge.  After selecting the reward level, enter your preferred feature in the comments box on the next page as well as the name of the benefactor to inscribe (if Anonymous is preferred, please note)

Silver Level - $2500 Donation
- Available Features to Donate: Tot Bridge,  Red Twisty Slide, Bouncy Pods.  After selecting the reward level, enter your preferred feature in the comments box on the next page as well as the name of the benefactor to inscribe (if Anonymous is preferred, please note)

Bronze Level - $1000 Donation
**SOLD OUT**

Friend Level - $500 Donation
**SOLD OUT**



If you have any questions at all about the project or this campaign, please reach out via email to childrenspark@cityofhoodriver.com

From all of us on the Children's Park Commitee, we thank you for your gracious assistance!  The children of Hood River today and those in the future will continue to make precious memories at the new park, as they have since 1992.
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$159,132 of $135,000 goal

Raised by 290 people in 8 months
Created December 12, 2017
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