Meaghan's Memorial Elephant Bench

Meaghan McGrath was a beautiful vibrant 21 year old girl who made an impact on many many people's lives. Her smile could light up any room brighter than the sun and her energy could make anyone happy even on their worst day. On January 12, 2014 this beautiful angel was taken from us in a fatal car crash. Leaving many family, friends, and loved ones to miss her and needing a place to talk to her even though she is no longer with us.

In an attempt to have a location for family and friends to sit down and talk to her, read, hang out, or anything they want to do while feeling her beautiful energy; I will be raising donations for a stone elephant shaped bench. This bench will be hopefully placed on Orchard Hill at UMass Amherst (still working out the logistics). This hill was one of Meaghan's favorite places while attending UMass and putting her memorial here seems perfect.

If you could donate even $1, anything helps to reach the goal. I have not finalized on a bench yet due to it depending on the amount raised but I would like to get something similar to the picture above.


Any money that is leftover after the completion of the memorial (if any) will be donated to the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

Thank you, and let her live on <3

  • Sarah Plesh 
    • $15 
    • 88 mos
  • Suzanne Koval 
    • $20 
    • 89 mos
  • Sean McDonough 
    • $10 
    • 89 mos
  • Neal Scheraga 
    • $10 
    • 89 mos
  • Michael Basmajian 
    • $10 
    • 89 mos
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Jenna Paquette 
Sunderland, MA
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