Berthoud Adaptive Park Project

by Can'd Aid
Berthoud Adaptive Park Project
Berthoud Adaptive Park Project
Berthoud Adaptive Park Project
Berthoud Adaptive Park Project
Berthoud Adaptive Park Project
Berthoud Adaptive Park Project

Project Report | Aug 26, 2022
Grassroots Fundraising + Grantwriting Efforts

By Alyssa Lile | Director of Programs

Bikers Buying Lemonade
Bikers Buying Lemonade

Hello Supporters!

A lot has happened since our last report - including a very successful lemonade stand fundraiser where we raised $13,000 selling lemonade, hot dogs and baked goods! Community members of all types came out in force - exemplifying Can'd Aid's mission of rallying people from all walks of life to make their communities a better place.  

Can'd Aid has also been working on diversifying our funding through grantwriting efforts - recently completing requests from the Pomar Foundation, Republic Services, John G. Duncan Charitable Trust, and the Community Foundation of Northern Colordado. In addition to writing grants, we have also created a sponsorship deck (attached) for local businesses and organizations to purchase and  piece of equipment, complete with customized equipment sponsorship and corporate volunteer opportunities!

See below for a complete list of updates:

 

4/26/2022 | Thank you to all who donated via Denver7 Gives! We are now $5,000 closer to our goal! We even received a "big check"! 

5/19/2022 | Happy 5th birthday to Mack and Miles! Today, we're celebrating the twins, as well as a generous $100,000 donation from Edwards Development!

5/26/2022 | After reading a news article about adaptive playgrounds, second graders Libby, Kate, and Brooklyn were inspired to raise funds for the Berthoud Adaptive Park Project and hosted a lemonade stand and bake sale - raising nearly $900 and showing the next generation of do-gooders how it's done!

6/25/2022 | The Berthoud Adaptive Park Project was selected as the highlighted mission for kids attending Grace Place's "Breakaway Camp", where each year, campers participate in a fun competition to raise funds for a chosen cause. This year, they raised $15,000 for our project! Cultivating the next generation of do-gooders and encouraging people powered efforts to give back where you live is what Can'd aid is all about!

7/17/2022 | Our Lemonade Stand Fundraiser raised $13,000! This was truly a people-powered community effort - thank you to the businesses who donated their products and prizes, and to the individuals who donated their time, prizes and funds to make this event a smashing success! 

8/13/2022 | For her 8th birthday party, fundraiser, philanthropist and all-around kind and generous kiddo, Libby, asked only for donations to the Berthoud Adaptive Park Project instead of gifts. To maximize her fundraising efforts, she also sold snow cones - ultimately raising $1,975! From the bottom of our hearts, thank you, Libby!

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Can'd Aid

Location: Longmont, CO - USA
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Twitter: @CANdAid
Project Leader:
Sara Hannafin
Longmont , Colorado United States
$575 raised of $22,000 goal
 
20 donations
$21,425 to go
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