Campaign Introduction

Creating places to play throughout Downtown Monroe.

Places to Play – Monroe Downtown

by Amanda Jeffers

  • $17,000

    Funding Goal
  • $15,790

    Funds Raised
  • Mar 2018

    Ended
  • Target Date

    Campaign End Method
Raised Percent :
92.88%
This campaign is not currently active.
Monroe, GA

Amanda Jeffers

26 Campaigns | 0 Loved campaigns

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Campaign Story

We are raising funds to add art, lighting, and interactive play elements the the alleyway between Washington Street and Court Street; natural playground elements to Childers Park; and a hammock park to the grassy lawn next to the Monroe Visitors Center. Join us in helping make Downtown Monroe an amazing place to play!

Rewards

$20

Collapsible Downtown Monroe Dog Bowl & Downtown Monroe Sunglasses

Bring your furry friend to play in Downtown Monroe - hang in the hammock park, play in the Childer's dog park and enjoy the walking paths throughout the park.

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$25

Places to Play Downtown Monroe T-shirt

Support Places to Play in Downtown Monroe with this t-shirt and Downtown Monroe Sunglasses

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$40

Downtown Monroe Picnic Pack

Enjoy a picnic in Childer's Park while the kiddos play on the new playground equipment with this blanket and small cooler bag!

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$50

Downtown Monroe Gift Bag

Includes a Downtown Monroe tote, Monroe sticker, Rinse gift pack, Made in Monroe drink coasters, Downtown Monroe pint glass, and other treats from local businesses!

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$75

Downtown Monroe Picnic Basket

Support Places to Play with an embroidered Downtown Monroe picnic basket!

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$100

Downtown Monroe Hammock

A Downtown Monroe travel hammock to enjoy in the new hammock park, in Childer's Park or any other adventure!

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$200

Deluxe Picnic Pack

Downtown Monroe picnic basket, cooler bag, hammock and blanket

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$200

VIP Farm to Table Tickets

Includes 2 tickets to F2T, 2 drink tickets & a Downtown gift bag

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$500

VIP Downtown Concert Package

VIP table for 8 & concert gift bags with downtown goodies and items to enjoy during the concert!

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$1,000

Ultimate Campaign Award

All of the awards listed above and special recognition as a Places to Play Campaign Contributor

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  • 06-03-2018

    Sculpture Donation for Childers

    Exciting news from the Downtown Monroe Places to Play Campaign! A sculpture has been donated for Childer’s Park. The sculpture is a rebar tree designed for a vine to intertwine and create visual interest and shade. See the awesome story from artist, Ashley Stewart, below:

    My name is Ashley Stewart. I graduated from Loganville High School. After I graduated from I attended Gwinnett Technical College and received my degree in welding. My final project for my fabrication class was to make an on-campus rebar tree that would provide shade and beauty on the campus. Unfortunately, the school could not provide the funds to install my project.

    My inspiration behind the tree is accredited to Mrs. Gail Zorn who gave me the idea of making a beautiful sculpture that would be appreciated for it’s beauty and provide shade on campus. The project was challenging, given the height and structure requirements required to build it. I’m glad it is going to be installed where I grew up. My family is from Monroe, so it is very special to me that the city of Monroe is installing my sculpture and allowing me to have an imprint on the future and to help show the importance of welding for the community. I believe that the sculpture will bring happiness to the surrounding community and provide inspiration for younger generations to realize they can do and accomplish anything they want to in life.

  • 19-03-2018

    Music Instrument Donation

    Exciting news from the Places to Play campaign in Downtown Monroe! The Monroe Kiwanis Club has donated $3000 toward these musical flowers for the Activity Alley! Thank you Monroe Kiwanis Club and thank you donors. Please continue to spread the word about Places to Play!

  • 25-04-2018

    Thank you!!

    Thank you for all of your generous donations! We raised over $15,000 and have already begun to put your donation dollars to work. Next time you are Downtown Monroe check out the progress in the alley between Washington and Court Street. Playground equipment for Childers is being ordered and the hammock park is in the works.

    Your campaign gifts have been ordered and we will be in touch soon regarding pick-up. Thank you again for helping create amazing places to play in our community!

Name Campaign Location Date
Campaign Backers Laramie, WY March 31, 2018

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