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J.P. Patches & Gertrude Washington State License Plate

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Patches Pals License Plate Update
April 27, 2016

Hey everybody! Thought we forgot about you?  Not at all.  We've just been letting some things settle and not pounding the campaign into everyone's  See more
Erik Madsen

THE STORY:

Those of you who grew up in the Pacific Northwest and surrounding areas knows how beloved and iconic J.P. Patches and Gertrude were to our culture.

Played by Chris Wedes and Bob Newman, they created one of the longest running children's television shows in American history, and were part of the fabric of our community for decades after the show ended.

J.P. Patches served as a mentor and a friend to thousands of people over three generations!

We are creating a Patches Pals Washington State Special License Plate to commemorate and pay tribute to the indelible impact and legacy JP and Gertrude left after decades of tireless giving.

The proceeds from this fundraiser are used to start the application process and to cover the costs of entering these new plates into the Washington Department of Licensing system.

NOTE: You do not need to cover any overage/transaction fees if you donate here.  Seattle Children's Hospital will still receive 97% of the money.  

If you are more comfortable writing a check directly to Seattle Children's Hospital and bypassing online payment altogether, you may do so this way:

Seattle Children's Hospital
PO Box 5371, S-200 
Seattle, WA 98145
Reference "JP Patches Plate Donation."

We will still be able to tag your donation as an "offline donation" and track the progress here.

When the Patches Pals plates actually launch, the net proceeds from the plates will benefit Seattle Children's Hospital - an organization that was very dear to Chris and Bob. 

Let's further JP and Gertrude's mission for bringing healing into children's lives by making the Patches Pals Special Plate a reality!

We need a minimum of 3,500 signatures to complete the application process.  You can sign it here: http://www.jppatches.com/patches-pal-license-plate/ 

Note: All proceeds from this fundraising campaign go directly to Seattle Children's Hospital and are considered tax-deductible. These proceeds are ONLY for the Patches Pals special plates application process and not for the actual plates.

$8,000

MONEY RAISED
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  • Debbie McKenney

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  • Don Sutherland

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  • Nancy McD

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  • Ken Whelan

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  • Susan Caruso

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  • Jim and Toni Wiedman

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  • Rex Foxford

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  • christina hrubienski

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  • Terri Belcher

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  • GOLDEN AGE COLLECTABLES

    $100

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  • John Lemmon

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    $15

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    $25

  • The Greene Family

    $50

  • Patricia Woods

    $100

  • Dan Canfield

    $100

  • Stephen Wooding LMT

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    $100

  • Dan Rivisto

     

  • Greg Rasmussen

    $50

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  • Kirsten Lee

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  • Nancy Alexander

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  • Kenny Fernandes

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  • Alan Dortch & Janny Mattila-Smith

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • Karla Johnson Williams

    $25

  • Yolanda Lijewski Ruwald

    $25

  • Jeff Ogren

    $100

  • MARK AND BETSY L.

    $50

  • Jodi Daub

    $25

  • senjigranny

    $10

  • Archie McPhee & Co.

     

  • Andrew Gour

    $50

  • SERVPRO OF OLYMPIA, INC.

     

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • David Carl

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100% Raised of $8,000 Goal

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The Team: $8,000 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Erik Madsen

Amount Raised

$6,910

 

86% Raised of $8,000 Goal

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Wanda Williams

Amount Raised

$320

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Alan Smith

Amount Raised

$235

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Alice Yeager

Amount Raised

$160

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Patricia Lane

Amount Raised

$100

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Dan Hines

Amount Raised

$75

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Bonnie Walla

Amount Raised

$60

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Debbie McKenney

Amount Raised

$55

 

28% Raised of $200 Goal

Donor Comments

Seattle Children's Hospital

Seattle Children's Hospital

9 months ago

David Carl

David Carl

DONATION: $25

1 year ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

Was on our TV when him and Gertrude was going to be on My kids in there 40 's have grew up watching and now our 11 year old granddaughter got to know about J. P. Patches. He will be missed. 1 year ago

SERVPRO OF OLYMPIA, INC.

SERVPRO OF OLYMPIA, INC.

In Memory of all the Patches Pals that have gone before us. 1 year ago

Andrew Gour

Andrew Gour

DONATION: $50

1 year ago

Archie McPhee & Co.

Archie McPhee & Co.

1 year ago

senjigranny

senjigranny

DONATION: $10

1 year ago

Jodi Daub

Jodi Daub

DONATION: $25

In memory of Julius Pierpont Patches, thanks for the good times. 1 year ago

MARK AND BETSY L.

MARK AND BETSY L.

DONATION: $50

Miss you, JP 1 year ago

Jeff Ogren

Jeff Ogren

DONATION: $100

Memories, from a better time. 1 year ago