We are so excited to announce a very generous donation of $150,000 to the All-Abilities Playground Project from the Helen and Morris Silver Foundation!!!!! Here is the official press release from Missoula Parks and Recreation: The Playground Project in McCormick Park On Thursday, January 17, Mayor John Engen will accept a $150,000 grant from the…
Thank you to the Missoula Community Foundation, for a generous gift of $1715!! In addition to their 2011 gift of $1000, they have been a significant supporter of The Playground Project. We are tremendously grateful!!
Thank you to Laugh for a Change who raised $269 for the playground at their recent comedy show!!! Be sure to catch this hilarious troupe on 2nd Saturdays at the Elbow Room.
Thanks to Melina Peck who is part of our Playground Committee for this TV interview with ABC-FOX Montana! Click here to see it: Melina Peck of the Playground Project Committee tells it like it is! Thank you ABC-FOX for this wonderful piece. Click here to see it: http://www.abcfoxmontana.com/news/local/Children-of-All-Abilities-to-Have-New-Playground-174630421.html
WHAT A NIGHT!!! I think we can definitely say Missoula’s first All-Abilities Baseball Game was a HUGE success!!!!! The kids had a ball, our volunteers were tireless, and the total raised for the playground from All-Abilities Baseball Night was over $51,000 – exceeding our goal!!!! That makes $113,000 total raised for the All-Abilities Playground so…
Three more days until the All-Abilities Baseball Benefit! It’s going to be a night for fun for all ages, hope you can join us! We have raised close to $30,000 in pledges so far. Thanks for all of your support! LET’S PLAY BALL!!!! For more information please click here! http://playgroundproject.dojiggy.com
We have Osprey baseball ticket vouchers for sale! For every $10 ticket we sell, The Playground Project keeps $5. Game days are Friday, 6/22 (opening night) and Friday 7/13 (T-shirt night). Games start at 7pm. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for your tickets!
Our next volunteer meeting is Monday April 30, 6-7pm, Jeanette Rankin Peace Center, 519 S. Higgins (enter through back door in alley). See you there!
Plans are in the works for a spectacular all-abilities baseball benefit at Osprey Stadium, Thursday, July 26! Children with disabilities will round the bases along with Little League buddies and be coached by well-known Missoula personalities. If you know a child who would like to play, please contact us!
Visit us on April 6th, 10am-2pm, at Healthy Lives Under 5 Day sponsored by the Child Development Center. We will be sharing a table with the Child Development Center in the JC Penney Court of Southgate Mall. There will also be free developmental screenings, free parent tips and resources, and fun play activities for kids…