Polestar Community Center Campaign

$12,200 of $108k goal

Raised by 38 people in 17 months
Michael Gornik
for Polestar Gardens Inc
 PAHOA, HI
Aloha & Welcome to Polestar Gardens's official fundraising campaign 2015!

Polestar Gardens is an educational nonprofit (all donations are tax deductible) located on the Big Island of Hawaii. Our core values are ‘Spirit, Community and Lifelong learning’ and we have shared these ideals with many young adults and students of all ages for the past 15 years.

Last year, Hurricane Iselle shredded our beloved community center building, prompting ongoing temporary repairs. Our goal is to completely renovate this essential structure with new, permanent roofing, solar power upgrade, ADA bathroom, a new use permit submittal (to expand our youth programs) and eventually a commercial kitchen.

The Polestar Collaborative is a network of educators, community builders, administrators and visionaries and we are planning many new programs in the coming year that will very much need these improvements. Performance art, Astronomy, Construction Apprenticeships, Wellness and Fitness, Communication Technologies, and ‘Farm to Table Culinary Arts' are just some of the progams being launched soon. Be a part of making this vision a reality!

Your contribution will help to make this all possible and any amount is greatly appreciated!

Mahalo! (thank you!) from all of us at Polestar Gardens


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Update 4
Posted by Ann Gornik
10 months ago
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Dear Friends,

Thanks to your donations, we have made great progress on the community center project. We hope you enjoy viewing the video of this summer's youth programs and family campout.

We need an additional $5,000 to complete the roof, expand the solar power system and begin planning for the commercial kitchen. Your tax-deductible contributions are much appreciated!

Mahalo (thank you)! from all of us at Polestar


Click below to see another Polestar youth program video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tF6KWB51AhY
Summer Youth Program at Polestar Gardens
Community Center Hurricane Damage
Phase One of Community Center Renewal
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Update 3
Posted by Ann Gornik
12 months ago
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Aloha Dear Friends,

Thanks to you, and a generous donation of roofing materials from our local supplier HPM, we are well on our way to securing the new roof on our community center. We are truly grateful for everyone’s help in getting to this very essential milestone! Watch the video of last week’s progress here.

There is still much more to do of course and we would greatly appreciate you taking a few moments to consider who you know that could support this very worthwhile and much needed project. All donations are tax deductible and will help Polestar continue sharing its core values of ‘Spirit, Community, and Life-long learning’ with students of all ages.

Mahalo! (thank you!) from all of us at Polestar
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Update 2
Posted by Ann Gornik
14 months ago
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Aloha Dear Friends! We are almost half-way to the $20,000 it will take to complete the solid roof on the community center. We began the work this week and so appreciate your support!

Two weeks ago we launched four new youth programs that are going strong: check out the new slideshow and please forward this link to anyone you think might be able to help. Mahalo - thank you!
Community Center Education Fundraiser
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Update 1
Posted by Ann Gornik
16 months ago
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Many, many thanks to each of who have given to this worthwhile project - hope to see you soon at Polestar! P.S. We found a typo in the video: it was Hurricane Iselle not Iniki!
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$12,200 of $108k goal

Raised by 38 people in 17 months
Created November 26, 2015
Michael Gornik  
Funds raised will benefit:
Polestar Gardens Inc
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Pahoa, HI
EIN: 680453822
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CC
$200
Christopher Cunnie
7 months ago
DT
$200
Doris Tello
9 months ago
JF
$100
John Ferrante
10 months ago
$2,000
Anonymous
10 months ago
$100
Anonymous
12 months ago
$100
Anonymous
12 months ago
CC
$100
Chamai Collier
13 months ago

I believe in you! Great three months of my rejuvenation days, thank you.

RS
$300
Robert Stolzman
14 months ago

Blessings, great souls for the wonderful work you do.

JH
$100
joel hirsch
14 months ago
MT
$34
maui, lani tommy&Iwi
16 months ago
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