SkateAfterSchool

Skate After School has been a success in the community! It's time to grow and we need your help!
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Phoenix, Arizona
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This campaign is raising funds on behalf of Arizona Community Foundation, a verified nonprofit. The campaign does not necessarily reflect the views of the nonprofit or have any formal association with it. All contributions are considered unrestricted gifts and can't be specified for any particular purpose.

Skate After School (SAS) is an exciting non-profit initiative that provides crucial after-school programming to underserved schools in the greater Phoenix area through on-site skateboard instruction.  

We're ready to expand!  We've got several schools on a waiting list already, and plenty of interested volunteers, but we need your help to grow!  We're raising funds to expand to 10 schools by 2015, bring on a full-time program coordinator, and cover our administrative, programming, and insurance costs.

About Us

  • Skate After School's founding members include Bobby Green, Tim Ward, and Ryan Lay, plus a growing base of inspired volunteers who graciously donate their time to give back to the community.
  • We currently work with three schools and have been providing this service on all volunteer hours and donated product for over 2 years! Through the help of several local skateshops, we've been able to take your used parts and refurbish them into fully-functional skateboards!
  • We've built more than 100 complete skateboards, put in over 1000 hours of volunteer service, and affected the lives of more than 150 children!
  • Using our unique communication channels with the kids, we instill core values under the acronym GRIP (Generosity, Respect, Innovation, Persistence) that we feel are inherent to skating.

What We Need & What You Get

Your contributions broken down into detail:

  • Overall, we hope to raise $40,000 within the next 6 months to expand to 10 schools.  We will need to hire on a full-time program coordinator and cover our administrative, insurance, and programming expenses.  We have set our goal to raise at least $20,000 of that through Indiegogo.
  • There are about 30 underserved elementary schools in the greater Phoenix area that we're hoping to expand to, and we've been asked to extend the program to California and Illinois. The sky is the limit! We want to bring Skate After School to as many kids as possible!
  • Your contributions will go towards purchasing helmets, building small ramps and props for the schools, getting a comprehensive liability insurance policy, and offsetting our administrative/programming costs.
  • We've been running this program for 2 years with no revenue, so until we meet our goal, 100% of your contributions will go towards enhancing the program at the schools that we're already working with!
  • Skate After School already has the support of many very talented people in our community who have helped provide some perks for our donors---check them out!

Your Impact

Your contribution means so, so much to us!

  • At Crockett Elementary, the pilot school for our program, there's not a public park within a 3 mile radius, and the nearest community center is 6 miles away!  These kids do not have access to the opportunities they deserve. Skate After School provides enriching and engaging programming that they can't find elsewhere.
  • Every $100 contribution will successfully put one child through Skate After School for an entire year.  
  • Together, we can make a real difference in the lives of these kids, while keeping them engaged in school and off the streets!

Other Ways You Can Help

There are countless ways you can help us achieve our goals:

  • Share this campaign through your local network!
  • Introduce us to people you feel could help Skate After School, such as district officials, local news outlets, and school board members!
  • Sign up to volunteer through our website:  www.skateafterschool.org
  • Donate used goods to Freedom Boardshop or Cowtown Skateboards!

Thank you so much for all of your support!

The Perks

$20 in free +swappow credits

For a minimum donation of just $1, swappow.com will provide with $20 in free +swappow credits.  +swappow is the first online sharing and exchange marketplace for action sports.  +swappow's mission is a lot like Skate After School's in that they exist to help get more kids participating by making equipment more affordable and accessible globally.  To learn more about +swappow, go to swappow.com or download their app on iTunes.

limited edition SAS Glassy sunglasses

Classic SAS logo t-shirt

 

limited edition SAS t-shirt designed by Michael Worful

Skate After School hoody

signed "Jaws" print 

*Specify "Ryan" or "Jaws" after your name when filling out your info for this perk

signed Ryan Lay print

framed SAS program print

*1 of 10 unique photographs taken by photographer Matt Price

original JJ Horner painting

*These are original paintings - the below image is an example, but not necessarily the one you'll get for your donation.

Buzzy Sullivan prints

These unique Buzzy Sullivan prints have been donated by the artist for our campaign.  These Archival Pigment Prints are four second exposures of skate tricks done on a skateboard wired with LED lights.

Nollie Flip, which falls into our $1500 perk, is 25" x 50"

The other five smaller photos, which fall into our $30 perk, are 5.5" x 11"

Nollie Flip

Frontside 180

Half-cab Flip

In Between

Kickflip

Nollie 360

AJJ digital EP

Michael Worful screenprints

Crying

Friends

Kissing

Lockers

Motorcycle

Pretty

Secret

Static


Tony Hawk print




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$13,050USD
raised by 254 people in 1 month
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This campaign ended on July 5, 2014
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  • $1USD
    $20 +swappow Credits

    For a minimum of $1, you will get $20 in +swappow credits to buy or rent your own board!

    5 claimed
  • $5USD
    Skate Shout-out!

    A really sick trick will be done by a pro or a member of the Skate After School team with your name shouted out and a personal thank you and tag on our instagram + $20 in swappow credits!

    18 out of 50 claimed
  • $7USD
    AJJ Digital EP

    Sean Bonnette plays some skate video hits! This all new digital EP by our friend Sean from the band Andrew Jackson Jihad was made especially for our campaign! The tracks are covers of Sean's favorite songs from old skate videos!

    63 claimed
    Estimated delivery: September 2014
  • $10USD
    Every Bit Counts!

    We will thank you personally on our Facebook + $20 in swappow credits! We can't do this without you!

    5 claimed
  • $15USD
    Signed Print

    You will receive a 8" x 10" signed print of pro skater Aaron "Jaws" Homoki or Ryan Lay shot by Matt Price along with a personal thank you card from the Skate After School team + $20 in swappow credits!

    9 out of 100 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2014
  • $15USD
    Michael Worful Screenprint

    You get a 12" x 16" archival screenprint by artist Michael Worful. Specify which print you'd like to receive upon checkout after your name. We only have ten of each, so we will email you if we are out of the print you've selected and allow you to choose a different one. For multiple prints, increase the contribution by increments of $15.

    5 out of 80 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2014
  • $20USD
    Classic Logo Shirt

    You get the classic Skate After School logo shirt + 20$ in swappow credits!

    21 out of 50 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2014
  • $25USD
    Launch Shirt

    You get a limited edition Skate After School shirt designed by artist Michael Worful + $20 in swappow credits!

    26 out of 50 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2014
  • $30USD
    Buzzy Sullivan small Print

    You get a signed print by artist Buzzy Sullivan. These Archival Pigment Prints are a four second exposure of a trick done on a skateboard wired with LED lights (make sure and check our perks section at the bottom to see these). Dimensions: 5.5" x 11" *Please specify in the name section upon checkout which print you'd like to receive.

    4 out of 10 claimed
    Estimated delivery: September 2014
  • $35USD
    Glassy Sunglasses

    You will receive a pair of limited edition Skate After School sunglasses designed by Glassy Sunhaters in California + $20 in swappow credits!

    12 out of 50 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2014
  • $50USD
    T-shirt

    You get a limited edition Skate After School shirt designed by artist Michael Worful + Glassy sunglasses and $20 in swappow credits!

    22 out of 50 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2014
  • $100USD
    Sweatshirt

    You've provided programming for one kid for an entire year! As a reward, you will receive a Skate After School sweatshirt + shirt, sunglasses, and $20 in swappow credits!

    22 out of 50 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2014
  • $300USD
    Framed Photo

    You are psyched! You have provided Skate After School to three kids for an entire year! To thank you, we will be sending out framed photos from the program with a personal thank you from the Skate After School team + sunglasses, shirt, and sweatshirt, and $20 in swappow credits!

    2 out of 20 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2014
  • $350USD
    Tony Hawk Print

    You get a classic Tony Hawk print shot by photographer Grant Brittain! The print is signed by Grant and Tony! Dimensions are 16" x 20"

    2 out of 6 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2014
  • $500USD
    Photo Package

    Ever wanted professional quality photos of you ripping!? This perk includes a two hour photo session with photographer Matt Price and skateboarder Ryan Lay at the spot or skatepark of your choice + sunglasses, shirt, sweatshirt, and $20 in swappow credits! (Phoenix Metro area only)

    0 out of 5 claimed
  • $600USD
    "Jaws" Ollie

    Professional skateboarder Aaron "Jaws" Homoki will ollie over you and your friends off your roof, or drop of your choice (no taller than 11'). Photos by Matt Price and footage will be included + pizza party + sunglasses, shirt, sweatshirt, and $20 in swappow credits! (Phoenix Metro area only) ($2500 out of state, U.S. only)

    1 out of 5 claimed
  • $750USD
    Original Painting

    You will receive an original JJ Horner canvas painting, specifically made for you! (Phoenix Metro area only)

    0 out of 5 claimed
    Estimated delivery: September 2014
  • $1,000USD
    Arizona Skate Package

    We will have a pizza party, full skate day, and film a "Ripping Stoke" video feature on The Skateboard Mag website. This will also include photos shot by Matt Price + sunglasses, shirt, sweatshirt, and $20 in swappow credits! (Phoenix Metro area only)

    0 out of 1 claimed
  • SOLD OUT

    $1,100USD
    Woodward Week

    A week at camp is valued at $1200, plus your contribution will provide programming for more than 11 kids for an entire year at Skate After School! Go to Woodward + help out 11 kids in the process! Offer is good for any week in the 2014 or 2015 summer.

    1 out of 1 claimed
  • $1,500USD
    Buzzy Sullivan large Print

    You get a signed print by artist Buzzy Sullivan. This silver gelatin print is a nollie flip done on a skateboard wired with LED lights (make sure and check our perks section at the bottom to see this print). Dimensions: 25" x 50"

    0 out of 1 claimed
    Estimated delivery: September 2014
  • $3,000USD
    Sponsor a School

    We will open up a new chapter of the program on your behalf! You will be providing new opportunities to 20+ underserved kids and we can't thank you enough! You will be listed on our site and all social media platforms as a significant donor!

    0 out of 2 claimed
  • $3,500USD
    Iron Man

    Our volunteers are no joke! For this perk, Skate After School volunteer Peter Vlad will race in an Iron Man on your behalf! You will get documentation of him at the race along with a public thank you from the whole team! You will be listed on our website as a significant donor as well!

    0 out of 3 claimed
  • $5,000USD
    Photo in The Skateboard Mag

    You will receive a photo in The Skateboard Mag as well as on The Skateboard Mag instagram! You will also be listed on our website as a significant donor as well! Photo will be shot by professional photographer Matt Price and will include a public thank you from the organization + sunglasses, shirt, sweatshirt, and $20 in swappow credits! Overall reach of the magazine = one million (U.S. only)

    0 out of 1 claimed
  • $50,000USD
    Music Video

    You are an absolute superhero! To thank you, the Skate After School team will make you a completely original song, dance routine, and professionally produced music video based around the program and your contribution. We will find a creative way to thank you, and it WILL be funny!

    0 out of 1 claimed
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