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South Suburban announces 2019 Matching Gifts Projects

South Suburban announces 2019 Matching Gifts Projects

May 08 2019

This year, our Board of Directors allocated more than $14,000 in matching funds for 11 projects across the District as part of the 2019 Matching Gifts Program.

Project Description Partner Matching Funds (approximate dollars)
     
Plant five evergreen trees near her residence on South Suburban property Sheri Swanson $800
Replaced damaged turf in the goal mouths and field at Cornerstone Park Littleton Soccer $2,000
Plant four Pinyon pine trees and four Rabbitbrush bushes near his residence on South Suburban property Duane Martin $1,800
Purchase a clay slab roller and other items for the clay studio at Goodson Recreation Center South Suburban Pottery Guild $2,000
Plant four to six evergreen and maple trees along Lee Gulch Trail Dawn Uhlein $800
Plant large evergreen trees in Wildcat Ridge Open Space Kelly Miller $800
Plant coniferous trees near her residence on South Suburban property Kathy Takacs $750
New lane lines for Holly Pool swim team Holly Park Sharks $1,000
New event tents for Franklin Pool swim team Franklin Fish Swim Team $1,199
New equipment for Cook Creek swim team Cook Creek Wahoos $1,224
Community message boards at Sheridan Square Park Shevieve Gallegos $300
     

The annual Matching Gifts Program is designed to give interested groups and individuals an opportunity to provide a meaningful gift to the community. The program allows funds to be matched with District funds and thus result in "double the money" to be spent for improvements to a park or playground, to add new plantings along a trail, or to buy equipment to enhance a recreation or sports program.

Information on the 2020 Matching Gifts Program will be available in spring 2020.