John W Allen-Memorial Playground

For those of you who did not know John William Allen, he was an amazing man. His family was his entire world. He loved to make others smile and his laugh could brighten the darkest days. He was strong, kind, loyal, loving, supportive, outgoing, he was what all men strive to be. On September 18, 2014 our lives changed forever. The amazing man I speak of tragically passed away in a fire at his home. Although we miss him every second of every day, we know he would not want us to be sad. He would want us to find the postives and ignore the negatives. He would want us to treasure the memories and make more in his honor. My parents, sister and I are to raising money to build a playground in his honor. To create a space where everyone will be smiling. A space where we can find the positives. A space to remember the joy he brought to our lives. My brother lived in North Attleboro, Massachusetts. He loved his neighbors and community. We are pursuing a space not far from his home, to share with everyone his everlasting love. Please help us reach our goal for a brighter tomorrow.



  • Shandi Cartier 
    • $25 
    • 47 mos
  • Jen Dalton 
    • $35 
    • 47 mos
  • Jennifer Adams 
    • $100 
    • 47 mos
  • Jim, Tricia,Courtney & Denise Allen 
    • $100 
    • 48 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 49 mos
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Mariesa Gilbert 
Norfolk, MA
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