Pilsen DIY

Our goal is to continue to pour concrete ramps to help improve a space in our community and provide people with a place to skate and create. It is PRIVATE PROPERTY so all work done will be permanent and safe. The property is also a music venue, which has provided Pilsen with a great local scene for quite some time now. All workers are local activists in their neighborhood working towards a more unified and enjoyable skate scene in Chicago. This has only been funded by the skateboarders who build it so far and at this point we are reaching out to take some big steps forward. We need your donations to keep doing what we love and create something we can all enjoy. The ramp already built has provided Pilsen with some great events, with plenty more on the way. Donate today or reach out and see how YOU can be of help! If you do not have money but have working hands, metal or concrete scraps, or anything else you think could be useful to us please let us know!! We are open to all ideas and help and we can't do this without you!

-Concrete tools
-Grinder blades to cut rebar
-A leaf blower
-Cinder block
-Concrete bags
-2x4's and Plywood for framing
-Rebar/metal grating
-Your knowledge of concrete pouring/setting
-Hands to work!! Please feel free to email (benrood336@gmail.com)
or reach out to us on the Instagram page @pilsen_DIY

Donations ()

  • Lulu Lundgren  
    • $10 
    • 7 mos
  • Mara Bliss 
    • $50 
    • 7 mos
  • Chad Goodrum 
    • $25 
    • 8 mos
  • Will Holland 
    • $50 
    • 18 mos
  • John Smid 
    • $100 
    • 18 mos
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Ben Rood 
Chicago, IL
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