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Ann Peterson's Fundraiser:

Sam Pawlak Community Playground

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THE STORY:

It is my great honor to be running the Falmouth Road Race on August 20th this year to help raise funds for the SAM PAWLAK COMMUNITY PLAYGROUND! The idea for the playground was created by two special education employees of Fitchburg Public Schools, Beth LeBlanc and Judy Jollimore. They realized there was not any specialized equipment for children with special needs in the public playgrounds in our local communities, and decided to make that change. The playground will be built at Coolidge Park in Fitchburg, MA. It will have wheelchair accessible and easy transfer equipment and will include a variety of sensory experiences for those children with intellectual impairment, autism, and visual limitations, and because it will be built next to the existing one, it will be an all inclusive playground so all children can play together and have fun! This great playground will bring joy to so many children and is being named in honor of a great man. Sam was a teacher for many years at Natick High School and Nashoba Regional High School before he became the Principal at Nashoba. After retirement, he volunteered at Oakmont Regional High School working with special needs teenagers. He also volunteered at Children's Hospital in Boston, helping children and families in need of care. Sadly, Sam passed away in May 2015 after being diagnosed with ALS in 2013. This playground will be a beautiful tribute to the life of service which he led. Thank you for your support!

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To This Fundraiser

$750

MONEY RAISED
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  • Barry Peterson

    $100

  • Wayne Rachlen

    $100

  • Lisa Conrad

    $50

  • The Jordan Family

    $100

  • Theresa Mahoney

    $100

  • Rue Walther

    $20

  • Terry Bennett

    $25

  • The Bosticks

    $50

  • Jennifer Brodeur

    $50

  • Ann Peterson

    $55

  • Leslie Cullen

    $50

  • Dewey & Diane

    $50

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75% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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The Team: $750 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Dewey & Diane

Dewey & Diane

DONATION: $50

Good luck Ann. Love you girl. 1 year ago

Leslie Cullen

Leslie Cullen

DONATION: $50

1 year ago

Ann Peterson

Ann Peterson

DONATION: $55

1 year ago

Jennifer Brodeur

Jennifer Brodeur

DONATION: $50

1 year ago

The Bosticks

The Bosticks

DONATION: $50

1 year ago

Terry Bennett

Terry Bennett

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Rue Walther

Rue Walther

DONATION: $20

2 years ago

Theresa Mahoney

Theresa Mahoney

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

The Jordan Family

The Jordan Family

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Lisa Conrad

Lisa Conrad

DONATION: $50

2 years ago