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HISTORIC WAREHOUSE DISTRICT DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF CLEVE's Fundraiser:

Small Box: Creative Retail in the Warehouse District

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THE STORY:

Small Box, Big Opportunities

We want to raise $30,000 to grow retail in downtown Cleveland and create a unique marketplace in the Warehouse District – and we need your help so listen up!

Do you wish you there was more shopping in downtown? Are you an entrepreneur looking for an opportunity with low start-up costs to create a sustainable new business? Are you tired of walking past the same drab parking lots in the Warehouse District that beg for a more pedestrian friendly experience?

Well, we have a solution that will bring more retail to downtown while putting a new face on those parking lots! Small Box is a local retail development initiative in the Warehouse District that will convert used shipping containers into small stores to be placed on a parking lot in the District.

Here’s what we intend to accomplish:

* Grow retail in downtown to provide amenities for a thriving residential community
* Support entrepreneurs and create jobs by offering low cost retail opportunities
* Create a social marketplace where people can gather, peruse and shop
* Develop a dynamic space through adaptive reuse and innovative design

Your investment in the project will help:

* Retrofit 3-5 shipping containers into retail stores
* Provide a low cost retail space for start-up businesses
* Fund marketing and special event programming

Small Box is an initiative unique to the Warehouse District that addresses some of the challenges that small business owners often experience when considering opening a business downtown.

Rent in downtown tends to be higher than surrounding neighborhoods and smaller spaces are hard to come by, especially in the Warehouse District. Small Box creates these smaller spaces that retailers are looking for and offers them a manageable storefront so they can focus on developing a customer base and sustaining their business. This is our contribution toward creating and sustaining jobs with small businesses – they are the backbone of our community after all.

It doesn’t matter who you ask – residents, business owners, visitors and tourists – they all want the same thing… More retail in downtown Cleveland! So, please help make this big idea a reality by investing in Small Box. Then like, tweet, and share this campaign with your network of friends, family and co-workers. (#smallboxcle)

Small Box is a project of Historic Warehouse District Development Corporation in partnership with Cleveland Container Structures, an early stage company that specializes in the adaptive reuse of recycled shipping containers for residential, commercial and recreational type structures.

For more information, please contact Thomas Starinsky at tstarinsky@warehousedistrict.org or visit the Small Box website

$19,388

MONEY RAISED
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  • Steve & Linda Aring

     

  • Lakeesha Bussey (Park&Play;)

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • SCC: Student Community@Covenant

    $25

  • Patricia Higgins

    $25

  • Jen Kayser

    $15

  • Bill Boyer

    $100

  • Gerald Meyer

    $50

  • Jennifer and Bill Rosenberg

    $100

  • David hollister

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • Dr Keith Jordan

    $100

  • Sandy Coakley

    $50

  • Dusko

    $50

  • Dennis Long

     

  • Flying Hand Studio

    $50

  • Sue & Larry Hunt

    $100

  • Mike & Diana Horn

    $205

  • Donley Family

    $100

  • Jim "JP" Ptacek

    $25

  • David & Wendy Kornbluth

    $25

  • Neil Viny

    $250

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Amy Wolf-Fischer

     

  • The Nauti Mermaid

    $100

  • Donovan

    $100

  • John Zayac

    $100

  • Newmark Grubb Knight Frank

    $100

  • suzanne kirby

    $50

  • Kent & Linda

    $50

  • Marshall Place Apartments

    $100

  • John & Shelby Spear

    $50

  • Teresa Schleicher

    $25

  • Chris and Ann

    $20

  • dave weiner

    $100

  • Joanne Siegla

    $75

  • Ann and Marc Freimuth

    $50

  • Anonymous

     

  • Dr George Kirby

    $100

  • Fred J Arnoff

    $100

  • Grace Gallucci

    $50

  • DCRA

    $100

  • Doug & Holly

    $500

  • 820 Building

    $100

  • Donna Luby

    $100

  • Mark and Beth Giuliano

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $250

  • Kristy Hull

    $50

  • John Ferchill

    $100

  • Lawrence R Stevens

    $50

  • Len Komoroski

    $1,000

  • Dr. Robert Dickinson

    $100

  • Larry Yankow

    $500

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • The Belsito Family

    $25

  • Steve Rudolph

    $100

  • Chad Arfons

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • Costas Mavromichalis

    $200

  • Evan Buller

     

  • LifeQuest Chiropractic and Massage

    $50

  • Tom Gilbride

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • David and Patty Jurca

    $50

  • Michelle & Tony Bandy-Zalatoris

    $50

  • John Farina & Adam Tully

    $100

  • Kathy and Tom

    $50

  • Stumpfl Family

    $25

  • Ann Mullin and Doug Vanneste

    $50

  • Jeff Epstein

    $25

  • The Ferchill Group

    $1,000

  • Thomas V. Chema

    $400

  • Jonathan & Susan Stump

    $75

  • Denise and Charles DiSalvo

    $50

  • Jeffrey Siegler

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $2,000

  • Michael Swearengen

    $50

  • Prime Properties

    $1,000

  • Mark C. Siegel

    $25

  • Marcia Mandell

     

  • Lee Chilcote

    $100

  • Robert George

    $100

  • Eric Johnson

    $50

  • Rick Kemm

    $25

  • Ted Wochna

     

  • J&M Real Estate Advisors

    $100

  • Jim and Cathy Poznik

    $100

  • Gar Heintzelman

    $15

  • A. Robert

     

  • Sheldon Lewin

    $50

  • Ricc Magic

    $50

  • SixthCityStudio.com

    $150

  • michael rolf antiques & ideas

    $100

  • Terry Coyne

    $100

  • Alex Jelepis

    $30

  • Tom Brenner

    $100

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65% Raised of $30,000 Goal

The Team: $19,388 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

HISTORIC WAREHOUSE DISTRICT DEVELOP...

Amount Raised

$6,680

 

22% Raised of $30,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Richard Sheehan

Amount Raised

$4,485

Fundraiser Title

Thomas Starinsky

Amount Raised

$2,725

Fundraiser Title

michael rastatter

Amount Raised

$1,210

Fundraiser Title

David Hartt

Amount Raised

$760

Fundraiser Title

Thomas Yablonsky

Amount Raised

$700

Fundraiser Title

Ashley Shaw

Amount Raised

$660

Donor Comments

Tom Brenner

Tom Brenner

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Alex Jelepis

Alex Jelepis

DONATION: $30

3 years ago

Terry Coyne

Terry Coyne

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

michael rolf  antiques & ideas

michael rolf antiques & ideas

DONATION: $100

this will be great ! 3 years ago

SixthCityStudio.com

SixthCityStudio.com

DONATION: $150

3 years ago

Ricc Magic

Ricc Magic

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Sheldon Lewin

Sheldon Lewin

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

A. Robert

A. Robert

3 years ago

Gar Heintzelman

Gar Heintzelman

DONATION: $15

3 years ago

Jim and Cathy Poznik

Jim and Cathy Poznik

DONATION: $100

3 years ago