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Traci R
E New York Avenue
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the project

BEING THE CHANGE WE WANT TO SEE because of the 'HopScotch Blues'.

For Lincoln Terrace Park residents, the 'HopScotch Blues' is when you have to hop & dodge the poop droppings on the sidewalk, paths and grass on your way to and from work (especially on rainy or snowy days).

LTPA is working to raise funds to incorporate a 'dog waste system' in and around Lincoln Terrace Park in Brooklyn, NY.  This community service project brings together pet owners, non-pet owners and groups from different backgrounds and cultures for the benefits of:

  • Pet happiness
  • Reinforcing good social behavior patterns for our pets
  • Improved health for our families and pet
  • Environmental cleanup
  • And the unseen benefit of reducing the carbon footprint for our area

It is also about us - working together for a common cause.  This is our first 'fundraising' campaign.  We are so 'Grateful' to be working with IOBY <3

Let's be the change we want to see for our neighborhood park, Lincoln Terrace Park!


The tax deductibility of your contribution may be affected by goods or services received. Please contact your financial advisor with questions regarding your donation.

the steps

  • Post Flyers while RAISING FUNDS!
  • Campaign on foot while RAISING FUNDS!
  • Be visible at site while RAISING FUNDS!
  • Purchase placard signs with dog waste bag dispenser and waste bags (after RAISING campaign funds)
  • Educate public about 'next steps' after RAISING campaign funds!

why we're doing it

  • To get rid of the morning and evening 'HopScotch Blues' 
  • Clean up the park, environment & the sidewalks & lower the carbon footprint (at least where we live)
  • Create a 'dogs are community too' atmosphere
  • Create a friendly conversation between pet owners / non-pet owners
  • Educate park users about the idea behind 'safe spaces' for dogs in the community & 'safe spaces' around park-goer activity space
  • Initiate the 'Next Step' in finding a better space or improving the existing space for a dog walk / run in or near our park

We can solve these problems together through this simple and convenient solution. Help us keep the streets and sidewalks clean and our tree beds healthy!


(dog waste on sidewalks, dog waste in bag that didn't find it's way to a waste basket, tree bed)


Updated Goal (as of 12.20.16):

  • 3 dog waste systems, SENTRY brand, @198.00 = $594.00
  • 1000 ct refill bags to start @ 19.99 = $19.99
  • Other supplies - dog waste dispensers 50 @$1.79 = $89.50 (the 1st 25 given to first 25 donors, 2nd 25 given out at park event)

  • SUBTOTAL = $703
    ioby Platform Fee  waived
    ioby Fiscal Sponsorship Fee (5%) $35
    ioby Donation Processing Fee (3%) $21
    TOTAL TO RAISE = $760

Original Goal:

  • dog waste systems, SENTRY brand, @198.00 = $1396.00

SENTRY Product Description

The Sentry Dog Waste Station is ideal for parks, tracks, or any public

area. This is the top-selling waste receptacle we offer thanks to its

complete package deal. For less than a name-brand unit, you receive a

complete station that’s ready to go. Each station includes all the

necessary components and bags to get you going. There is no better offer in

the dog waste market than the Sentry Dog Waste Station.

The Sentry comes with your choice of ONEPul®, rolling, or tie bag

dispensers as well as a 10 gallon receptacle.

*The Sentry® Dog Waste Stations come with the following equipment:*

- 7 ft. Square Post

- Sign

- Bag Dispenser

- Can

- Hardware

- 400 Dog Waste Bags

- 50 Waste Can Liners

- Installation Instructions

  • Shipping and handling = $0
  • 1000 ct refill bags to start @ 19.99 = $19.99
  • Other supplies - dog waste dispensers 50 @$1.79 = $89.50 (the 1st 25 given to first 25 donors, 2nd 25 given out at park event)

Hopscotch Blues Project SUBTOTAL = 1,505
ioby Platform Fee  $35
ioby Fiscal Sponsorship Fee (5%) $75
ioby Donation Processing Fee (3%) $45



WOOHOO! More Great News

We have made a great connection to an unused open space that could be developed into a dog walk area in close proximity to the park and they like what we are doing withthe IOBY fundraising campaign.  SO, let's show them what we are made of...BEING THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE and that THEY WANT TO SEE!  

Let's kick it up a notch!  I recently identified a problem with in my community. We decided to take action and make positive change. Our project, 'HopScotch Blues', is important to my neighborhood because it is not only an environmental/sustainable initiative. It is a community rebuilding, restrengthening & unification initiative.  I hope you’ll consider helping our organization reach our goal of $1,661 this holiday season. Our team strives to work everyday to improve our own community. We are collecting donations through this crowdfunding site and a tax deductible donation of at least $10 can make a big difference for our project. 

So Go Ahead and Reach For That Button before our deadline date of December 31st 2016 & DONATE Today.  This Campaign will receive 100% Matching Donations!

Sincerely Yours,

Traci Robertson - Lincoln Terrace Park Alliance




We had a very encouraging meeting with the Parks Dept Supvr., Ron and the Partnership for Parks Liaison, Emily this past Friday, Nov. 4, 2016. They were very supportive of both projects - dog waste system & the dog run. Our 1st project - dog waste system installation - is a 'GO' but the Parks Dept would like the 'signature petition' so, Keep On Signing and Keep On Sharing! Next Mtg 11/17/16 @6pm SCHENECTADY AVE LIBRARY @Eastern Pkwy. Fundraising Reception Event Coming Soon @BBG (Washington Ave, Brooklyn)!  YA WON'T WANT TO MISS IT!

People of Brooklyn petition

After you've made your gift please consider signing this petition to further show your support for our park, families and dogs. Thank you!

Photos: Dispensers





This is where photos will go once we build flickr integration


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