Help Peaches Records Save The Diner

$1,182 of $100,000 goal

Raised by 28 people in 26 months
About Us: 

We are Peaches Records; a family owned and operated record shop based in New Orleans. Our family has been in the buisness of producing, selling, and promoting musicians in the city for years. We have a strong rooted history in New Orleans and if you don't know us, just ask a few locals. After 40 years of ups and downs in the record business we finally have our own space! We are currently in the process of moving into the historic old Woolworth's building, fifteen-thousand square feet of pure music heaven in the heart of Uptown New Orleans.

Old space:
New Space:
           4318 Magazine St. New Orleans, LA 70115

Our Goal: 
Part of the wonderful space we've acquired is an authentic 1940's Woolworth’s Diner Counter. Unfortunately, the diner counter was not included with the purchase of the space, and the original owner wants $75,000 in addition for the diner portion and our friends in the restaurant business said it would be a MINIMUM of $25,000 extra to make it operational. We have begun this campaign in order to reach out to the community of New Orleans and beyond to ask for help in not only preserving but putting this historic diner counter back into service! 

Why it’s important to us: 
Peaches has been pivotal in helping launch the careers of local musicians for more than four decades... Our dream is to have a stage where local musicians will be able to perform and create a vibrant community of music lovers that all gather in one place to share their culture, art, and heritage. We feel that the Woolworth counter is an important historic staple and it's essential for bringing the community together in our space. Food is at the heart of our city right there along with the incredible music it produces. Plus we want to continue to support the community and many community members have requested that we do something about the counter situation! 

Why it’s important to the community: 
Many people in the city and in the country remember growing up going to Woolworth. So many customers have told us stories of being young with their parents going out to the old Woolworth luncheonette! We feel that it would be a crime to tear out this historic counter. We’ve tried to buy it from the owner but after buying the building we don’t have the resources to commit to buying the counter along with it. We want to support the community and bring people together with music, food, and culture. 

For people who donate:
In addition to everything below for every $10 dollar donation increment your name will be added to our database. So if you donate $20 your name gets added twice. On July 29th we will randomly generate a name in the database. The more times your name has been entered, the higher the odds.The winner will receive a direct drive Audio-Technica turntable along with one free record at the end of our fundraiser!


$5 to $10- A personal phone call from me thanking you for your contribution 

$15 - Thank You card

$20 - Social Media shout out

$30 - Peaches Sticker

$100- Peaches Patch + we will put your name on a permanent fixture over the counter recognizing the contribution you've made along with the above

$500- peaches tote bag along with above

$1000- Peaches T-Shirt of your choice along with the above

$1500 Peaches Hoodie or shirt (your choice) and first 3 gifts + your name on the donation fixture

$5000  Peaches Hoodie along with all above

$10,000 and above, come pick out a vinyl, a record cleaning cloth along with everything above!!

$25,000 An Audio Technica turntable with a vinyl from our store!



All gifts are subject to change because we are still deciding about how to give thanks.

I will be adding some more pictures and in depth details later today but be sure to leave your info so we can give back.

 
For more information in the mean time give me a call direct at 504-564-4413

or call the store at 504-282-3322

or visit the website at
www.peachesrecordsandtapes.com

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We've had a great day for in store cash donations today!! Thanks to the wonderful community (:
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Every dollar counts! Don't hesitate to help save the diner! Thanks to those two who have donated so far(:
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The end of our first full day advertising the campaign. Luckily we spent some time getting the word out there so we are staying positive!
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$1,182 of $100,000 goal

Raised by 28 people in 26 months
Created March 5, 2016
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Danny and Ashley Rogers
25 months ago

Hey Lee Rea, This is Danny Rogers and man its been a long time since I've talked to you and hung out with Mark and Lyle. I tell everybody about Peaches and hangout at the warehouse when we were young. I hope this little donation helps. I'm up in Huntsville, Al now but if you ever need anything let me know. 504-343-0968. Wish yall the best.

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