Washington Park Foundation
Back in 1971, our parents, Robert and Loretta (Felker) Gordon moved the family to Washington, Illinois. The whole family quickly feel in love with the community and people of Washington.
They stayed in Washington the rest of their lives. Loretta lost her battle with cancer in 2007. Robert stayed with us for another ten years until he lost his battle with ALS in 2017.
Knowing that families in the area were under served with recreational outdoor space, Robert thought a park would be a great addition to the town. Unfortunately, his dream never had a chance to come true. In his honor, the Gordon children and grandchildren decided to make Robert’s wish a reality.
The park will include the following:
-An inclusive play area for all children with a ride for those with disabilities.
-A fun 3 hole putting green to remember the Gordon's love for golf
-Pavilion for family celebrations and outings.
-Tree lined reflection area
-Fun benches in the shape of elephants to commemorate Loretta collection for elephant figurines
-A US flag pole and signage dedicated to the men & women of Washington who have served our country
We, the Gordon Family, are asking for your support in seeing "The Robert and Loretta Gordon Memorial Park" become a reality. We hope with your generosity that we can hit our fundraising goal and bring joy to people for years to come.
You can mail at check to:
Washington Park District Foundation (memo: Gordon Memorial Park), 105 S Spruce St., Washington, IL, 61571
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Kevin, Cindy, Greg, Doug, and Randy
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- Brian Lowry
- Brittany Moldenhauer
- Judith Kramer
- Pat Coyle
- Allison Vershaw
Fundraising team: Gordon Family (5)
Raised $885 from 9 donations
Washington Park District Foundation NFP (Miller Hall & Triggs)
Donations are 100% tax deductible.
Raised $585 from 7 donations
Raised $470 from 6 donations
Raised $300 from 3 donations
This team raised $775 from 9 other donations.