you're invited

September 25, 2021, 5:30pm
Marshall Park Playground
1069 E McCloughlin Blvd Vancouver, WA 98663


ARE YOU READY TO PLAY?

The Summer(ish) Soiree is our annual fund-, friend-, and fun-raiser as we work to make our mission possible. Raffle, auction & entertainment!

Please join us to raise a glass and a paddle for the next biggest inclusive playground at Marshall Park in Vancouver, Washington!

In order to prioritize the safety and comfort of our guests and staff, we are offering an in-person and virtual experience.

The in-person event on September 25th, will be outdoors and will follow health and safety recommendations that include mask and social distancing policies consistent with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) guidelines. Proof of vaccination will be required for entry to the event. We regret that this means children under 12 years of age will not be able to attend. Please note that the event is outdoors and will have a table seated dinner, silent auction, and bar, which will present opportunities for closer contact with other individuals. Please bring your mask or help yourself to one of ours.

Live Event Featuring:

Live Auction featuring overnight stays in Mt. Hood, White Salmon, and Manzanita!

Live Music from Kris Deelane and The Hurt

Dinner and plenty to drink courtesy of Stormbreaker Brewing + Widmer Brothers + Browne Family Vineyards + Sokol Blosser

Silent auction will open online Monday, September 20th

We are also offering a virtual option for those who would like to participate from home. Purchase tickets for either event at the link above.

Questions? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions or email hello@harpersplayground.org

COVID-19 Policy and Protocols

Harper’s Playground will be following health and safety recommendations that include mask and social distancing policies consistent with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) guidelines. We will be following this guidance at the time of the Soiree event on September 25th. At this time, we anticipate that proof of vaccination will be required for entry to the event. We regret that this means children under 12 years of age will not be able to attend. Please note that the event is outdoors and will have a table seated dinner, silent auction, and bar, which will present opportunities for closer contact with other individuals. Please bring your mask to use as needed.

We will continue to update this information as guidelines and policies change. Please continue to check back and subscribe to our newsletter for updates. Thank you for your support of inclusive play and Harper’s Playground.

We have many generous matches available that will help your dollar go even further.

The W Glen Boyd Charitable Trust is matching ALL donations including silent auction, raffle, and cash gifts up to $50,000.

The Kuni Foundation will be matching all gifts to Marshall Park up to $50,000.

The Harper’s Playground Board of Directors will be matching the first $1,000 cash donations up to $17,000.

We hope you’ll take advantage of these matching opportunities and double your donation and your impact to Harper’s Playground!  

Thank you to Our Sponsors

Everything you need to know!

What is this all about?

Simply put, we know that play is vital to EVERYONE. So, we build playgrounds where everybody can play, together!

With a mission to inspire vital communities by creating innovative playgrounds for people of all abilities, the Soiree is our annual fund-, friend-, and fun-raiser as we work to make this mission possible. And this year we are going virtual.

Do I need to buy tickets?

This year, you do not have to buy tickets. Just visit the event page anytime between October 1-8 to join in on the fun!

How do I bid on in the silent auction?

Simply visit the silent auction page and enter your information to set up an account and start bidding! The auction page will open October 1.

How will I receive the items I win?

Depending on the item, you can either pick it up or we can deliver or mail. If you win a vacation, we will send you all the information you need to redeem.

When does the auction open and close?

The silent auction will open on October 1 at 9am and close on October 8 at 8pm. Winners will be notified after auction closes.

Can I just give a donation?

Yes! We are accepting cash donations. You can also choose to make a direct donation to the construction of the newest inclusive playground Marshall Park.

How much of my donation is tax deductible?

100% of your cash donation is tax deductible. If you win an auction package, the total amount bid minus the fair market value of the item is tax deductible. We will send you a receipt.

What if I have more questions that you didn’t cover?

Reach out!

Lindsey Goodwick | Development Manager
lindsey@harpersplayground.org

G Cody QJ Goldberg, | Executive Director / Harper & Lennon’s Dad
cody@harpersplayground.org | 503-730-5445

 

Ready to play?

Join us for our in-person 2021 Summer(ish) Soiree
Registration is OPEN!