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MOTOR CITY GROUNDS CREW's Fundraiser:

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THE STORY:

The mission of Motor City Grounds Crew (MCGC) is to improve the appearance of neighborhoods for residents and visitors who live, work and play in Detroit.  Our aim is to help stabilize communities by mowing, manicuring, and maintaining City of Detroit  properties and adopted parks.

Help us raise at least $50,000 to support three programs; Park Maintenance, Attractive Neighborhood Sustainment and Equipment Capacity.



Here is a breakdown of our goals:

      $25,000 Neighborhood Sustainment 

Goal:  We hope to raise $25,000 which will maintain 5 city blocks every 14 days from March 31 - October 31. The cost to maintain one block is $5,000. MCGC works with residents to develop meaningful ways to sustain change through short and long term strategies. We work to mitigate and prevent further blight by clearing overgrown brush, trees and grass hopeand securing unsafe houses.

       $15,000 Park Maintenance 

Goal: We hope to raise funding to maintain 15 additional park acres which is 2 to 4 parks every 7 to 10 days from March 31 - October 31.  The maintenance cost of 1 park acre is $1,000 per year.

Since 2012, Lear Corporation has contributed $35,000 annually to maintain 35 park acres, in 4 parks and includes Williams Splash Pad Park. Additionally, we maintain three small parks through the generous donation of individuals.
 

       $10,000 Equipment Capacity 

Goal: Our goal is to raise $10,000 to purchase a used wood chipper (pictured) and a used pick-up truck with a tow package. Not only is this approach more environmentally friendly; it also provides a byproduct that would be used immediately to enhance the landscape, creating a more desirable and appealing neighborhood.  

Today, community associations and corporate sponsors spend thousands of dollars a year placing overgrown brush and branches into dumpsters. MCGC would prefer to utilize a wood chipper to remove this debris. 

Your generosity will support our efforts to inspire residents to reclaim their neighborhood and take ownership of its appearance. 

Meeting our funding goals will allow Motor City Grounds Crew to continue working hand in hand with the City of Detroit Adopt-A-Park program, community associations and corporate partners to improve the appearance of parks, abandoned properties and vacant land creating safer neighborhoods and communities. 
 

$44,965

MONEY RAISED
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  • Wenonah Handschu

     

  • Yemohni Jones

    $10

  • Four Team Morris Donors

    $130

  • Angie

    $10

  • Buffy

    $10

  • Kristina Allen

    $15

  • Beth Green

    $50

  • Garret Koehler

    $20

  • Kevin White

    $10

  • ClarenceBroadnax

    $10

  • Pamela Buck-Christian

     

  • Sharece & Steve Devougas

     

  • Ricky Muldrew, Brooklyn NY

     

  • Mary L. Buck

     

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Doretha Morris

    $20

  • Brett Wilson

    $10

  • djkage

    $30

  • Brian mooney

    $500

  • Jayne Taormina

    $50

  • Pamela Teague

    $10

  • Benjamin Miles

    $100

  • Mark Johnston

    $35

  • Mr. & Mrs. Andre Gist

    $250

  • Chauncia

    $30

  • Mel Stephens

    $500

  • Nadia

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Mohan Kondur

    $10

  • The Children of David & Sarah Taylor

    $100

  • Melody Stewart

    $40

  • Lisa Warner

    $20

  • Allison

    $50

  • Brie Bowen

    $25

  • Kim Trombley

    $40

  • MR & MRS.STEVE ALEXANDER

    $100

  • MIchael Steinbeck

    $25

  • Danni Little

    $10

  • AngelaMichelle Smith-McKinnon

    $50

  • spinning shoe tower

    $20

  • MIX Bricktown

    $510

  • Sophia Staples

    $100

  • michael & joan brennan

    $88

  • Jess Merkle

    $50

  • Janaye Morris

    $20

  • Angelina Czarnecki

    $10

  • Caitlin Drinkard

    $20

  • Michael Baitinger

    $100

  • Mr. & Mrs. Bobby Jones

    $100

  • Allison and Steve!

    $50

  • mburns

    $32

  • TMS

    $80

  • Darrell and Shelley Roper

    $50

  • Courtney Wise Randolph

    $38

  • Keith and Anetta Speed

    $50

  • Paula and Lon

    $30

  • Gina Straham

    $20

  • Tamara Cahmbers

    $20

  • Marisol Teachworth

     

  • Louis Dilworth

    $10

  • Wanda Gregory-Parker

    $30

  • Paul Miller

    $20

  • Lawrence Young

    $40

  • Roseann

    $10

  • Cole Smith

    $50

  • Allandra Bulger

    $20

  • BJ Hampton

    $10

  • Sherina Sharpe

    $50

  • Patrice

    $20

  • Al Casinelli

    $50

  • Caitlin Theisen

    $70

  • Stoney

    $20

  • John Ryan

    $25

  • David Strauss

    $50

  • OoChaunciaoO_AnnDroid

    $25

  • Kara Person

    $15

  • Christina deRoos

    $25

  • Andrew Ahrendt

    $20

  • Xcess Capital

    $25

  • taymay

    $10

  • Matt Dibble

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $10,000

  • Anonymous

     

  • Anonymous

     

  • Anonymous

     

  • Kate Daughdrill

    $25

  • Beekay Creative, http://beekaycreative.tumblr.com/

    $200

  • Nan Titus

     

  • @primesuspect

    $10

  • Jacques like Cain jr.

     

  • Anonymous

     

  • Zach Curd

    $30

  • Helen Woodley

    $50

  • Vincent Thurman

    $25

  • Joneses Fitness

     

  • Jen & Jeffrey

    $25

  • Nettttttttttttttttaa

    $50

  • Lynn Simoncini

    $50

  • SharonEsq

    $50

  • Eric Dean

    $30

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90% Raised of $50,000 Goal

The Team: $44,965 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

MOTOR CITY GROUNDS CREW

Amount Raised

$40,297

 

81% Raised of $50,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Brent Smith

Amount Raised

$2,678

 

134% Raised of $2,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Team MORRIS

Amount Raised

$1,940

Fundraiser Title

Matt Black

Amount Raised

$25

Donor Comments

Eric Dean

Eric Dean

DONATION: $30

2 years ago

SharonEsq

SharonEsq

DONATION: $50

I love trees. Thank You 2 years ago

Lynn Simoncini

Lynn Simoncini

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Nettttttttttttttttaa

Nettttttttttttttttaa

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Jen & Jeffrey

Jen & Jeffrey

DONATION: $25

Thank you for your hard work! Green spaces are so vital to healthy urban living! 2 years ago

Joneses Fitness

Joneses Fitness

2 years ago

Vincent Thurman

Vincent Thurman

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Helen Woodley

Helen Woodley

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Zach Curd

Zach Curd

DONATION: $30

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

2 years ago