Restore College Memorial Park Cemetery

College Memorial Park Cemetery is one of three remaining African-American cemeteries established in Houston in the era of racial segregation.  It is located at 3525 West Dallas St. and has four thousand, four hundred graves with many of them unmarked or unidentifiable. It is estimated that it's the resting place of over 5,000 people
If you would like to read more about the cemetery, the history of the place can be found right here. 

My name is Conner Roberts, I have successfully restored parts College Memorial Park Cemetery! I hope I can continute my service to this cemetery and do much more! This was my last goal!

 It is my hope that I will receive funds to restore five marked gravestones,  and even out 6 in-ground headstones, and place a monument for all the unmarked people at the cemetery. In addition to the monument, we will plant two trees for beautification on the site.

The community and I successfully did what was above + more, we practically doubled what was above! What I plan to do now is restore 10 marked gravestones along with evening the ground of the entire site! I also plan to build frames for the plots at the cemetery, and supply the cemetery with in-ground headstones for the missing ones!

Thank you so much for taking your time to read this! All donations are tax write-offs and greatly appreciated! Stay home and stay safe!

Donations (73)

  • Mary Melissa Cooper
    • $50 
    • 6 d
  • Joyce Levine
    • $30 
    • 7 d
  • Connie Hampton
    • $100 
    • 3 yrs
  • Lynna Kay Shuffield Estate Executor Juliana Dearman
    • $6,280 (Offline)
    • 4 yrs

Fundraising team: Team College Park (3)

Conner Roberts
Raised $6,755 from 12 donations
Spring, TX
College Park Cemetery Association
Registered nonprofit
Donations are typically 100% tax deductible in the US.
Randall Riepe
Team member
Raised $930 from 9 donations
Corine Roberts
Team member
Raised $535 from 12 donations
This team raised $2,525 from 40 other donations.

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