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STEPHEN BECKMAN's Fundraiser:

Cast Iron Strong

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On Target
July 17, 2017

The goal for Cast Iron Strong was to raise $10,000 in support of a set of integrated support/volunteer projects that would  create awareness,  See more
STEPHEN BECKMAN

THE STORY:

Cast Iron Strong is a project to help save and revitalize Brownsville, PA. Every town has a story, but some must be told and endure. Brownsville has a rich history including, the first cast iron bridge built in the US, the National highway (first toll road) approved by Thomas Jefferson runs right through town, the town led the way in seamboat building,  coal and coke industries, the unofficial "prototype" for the flatiron buildings made so popular in NYC, was first built in Brownsville, a town that was key in driving the industrialization of Pittsburgh, and these are just a few highlights. However with steel, coal, coke, and river transportation industries are either gone or limited, Brownsville as fallen into decay. It is a town that must be saved. Cast Iron Strong will be a collection of integrated initiatives designed to create awareness and investment back into Brownsville to ensure its future will be as compelling and impactful as its past. The four core projects will be 1) The Cast Iron Strong gallery to create an inspirational photographic gallery of vintage images in contrast to current images to draw interest and fundraising. The gallery will be presented regionally to expand awareness of Brownsville; 2) street facing activities to show progress in town by improving historical buildings on Market Street (the Town's "main" street); 3) utilize funds to support improvements to the BARC museum artifacts and resource center and finally 4) create the annual Cast Iron Festival to bring the spirit of Brownsville forward to a new begining.

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To This Fundraiser

$1,951

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Stephen Beckman

    $100

  • Gabe Storrick

    $25

  • Steve Reiser

    $50

  • Greg Schaap

    $50

  • David Shipley

    $50

  • Jeanie Smith

    $50

  • Greg Beckman

    $50

  • Ryan McFadden

    $50

  • Hilary Kazarick

    $25

  • Anonymous #2

    $101.25

  • Dan Spice

    $25

  • Beckman Family

    $150

  • UUACPC

    $200

  • Jeff Mastrangelo

    $100

  • Claire and Jeff May

    $250

  • Gretchen Dimeling

    $25

  • Michael Scouvart

    $50

  • Kayla Williams

    $25

  • Ron and Carole Beckman

     

  • Rob Deem

    $50

  • Art Glenn

    $50

  • Robert Gargiulo

    $150

  • Siena Family

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

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20% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

1 week ago

Siena Family

Siena Family

DONATION: $100

1 week ago

Robert Gargiulo

Robert Gargiulo

DONATION: $150

2 weeks ago

Art Glenn

Art Glenn

DONATION: $50

Great Cause Stephen! 2 weeks ago

Rob Deem

Rob Deem

DONATION: $50

3 weeks ago

Kayla Williams

Kayla Williams

DONATION: $25

4 weeks ago

Michael Scouvart

Michael Scouvart

DONATION: $50

4 weeks ago

Gretchen Dimeling

Gretchen Dimeling

DONATION: $25

1 month ago

Claire and Jeff May

Claire and Jeff May

DONATION: $250

1 month ago