Isaiah House Happy Spaces Project

$33,916 of $35,000 goal

Raised by 201 people in 26 months
Kristen Beveridge
on behalf of Zammeah Gibson
 EAST ORANGE, NJ
Isaiah House , a shelter and food pantry in East Orange, has seven common spaces that are shared and used by its residents, including moms and babies, families, young adults and those living with HIV/AIDS . They are sad, depressing spaces that are not usable, uplifting or inspirational in any way.

The objective of the Happy Spaces Project is to 1) raise funds and secure sponsorships to fund the room redesigns and 2) recruit local interior designers/architects, assign them a space and provide them with a budget, so that they can help liven up these spaces with new furniture, paint, and accessories.  Designers who are interested in adopting a space, please visit isaiahhouse.org/happy-spaces for more information.

We aim to complete the spaces by the first week of June and to have a "reveal" party that will include Isaiah House residents, members of the press, the designers involved and the Happy Spaces Gold and Platinum Sponsors. Anyone is able and invited to donate to the project design fund, but premier sponsors will receive special benefits and media opportunities in recognition of their support.

Premier Sponsorship Opportunities

Gold - 
$1000-2000
- Invite to the Reveal party on 6/9 (press event)
- Happy Spaces Sponsor Logo for website and other marketing materials
- Featured as a Gold Sponsor in all press and social media throughout and after the project is completed
- 100% tax writeoff 

Platinum - $2001 an above
- Invite to the Reveal party on 6/9 (press event)
- Happy Spaces Sponsor Logo for website and other marketing materials
- Featured as a Platinum Sponsor in all press and social media throughout and after the project is completed
- Custom Happy Spaces photo book
- Custom plaque with your name as a the "room sponsor" to be placed in one of the Isaiah House Happy Spaces, along with the participating Designer(s)
- 100% tax writeoff
 
Happy Spaces Project Schedule
4/15 - Designers/teams lined up and spaces assigned
4/30 - Funding complete and budgets assigned
5/1 - 5/30 - Room renovations
6/1 - Rooms complete
6/9 - Reveal party at Isaiah House for the press, designers, Gold/Platinum sponsors and the Isaiah House residents. 

All donations are 100% tax deductible. Isaiah House maintains 5013C status.

For more information, please visit isaiahhouse.org/happy-spaces
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To all of our incredibly generous supporters,

This past Friday, we celebrated the completion of the Happy Spaces renovation project. We could not have done it without each and every one of you. Please take a moment to view the before and after video of the seven spaces that the 15 designers tackled with their utmost talent and passion.

We will be updating the Isaiah House Facebook Page with photos, shout outs and more information about the project. Make sure to "Like" us so that you can stay in touch and get the latest updates!

Thanks again from the bottom of our hearts,

Kristen and Zammeah
Before and After Video
Gold Donors
Happy Spaces Designers
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We met our $25k goal - now we are heading towards $30k - which will allow us to add more spaces, including the front main entrance hallway to the building.
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As of today, we have enough designers to make this a reality. The outpouring of interest and support has been fantastic. Now we just need the donors and sponsors!
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$33,916 of $35,000 goal

Raised by 201 people in 26 months
Created March 21, 2017
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JR
$50
Jo-Ann Raines
14 months ago
DF
$550
d&i fitness
23 months ago
EK
$36
Emily Kameros
23 months ago

In honor of Laura Carlucci, one of the room designers!

DP
$100
DINA PEARLMAN
24 months ago
TF
$50
Tara Favors
24 months ago

Happy to support such a wonderful cause

JG
$50
Jeanne Gordon
24 months ago
SW
$50
stephanie weinstein
24 months ago
JW
$250
Joanne Watkins
24 months ago
MW
$50
Minuteman Press of Livingston Tom Watson
24 months ago

Happy to contribute to such a great cause!

SP
$250
Shelli Stelmak Your Party, Planned!
24 months ago

I feel honored to contribute to this incredible act of kindness, and all the talented people involved!

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