SHOW ME THE MONEY!

 

AND WE DID 

Lake Havasu Pickleball Courts made a commitment to the City to donate $100,000 for the construction of additional courts at Dick Samp Memorial Park (DSP). That commitment inspired the City to provide the balance of the funding needed for 8 new courts. The $100K goal was achieved in December, 2019 and the 8 new courts were completed in May, 2021. To everyone who donated $ or conducted fundraising activities for the new courts, a huge Thank You!  

 

BUT More $ Are Needed 

Even though the City received an anonymous donation for the construction of the final four courts, we need to continue our fundraising efforts for the courts enhancements.  Our next objective is to add lighting to four courts to enable evening play.  The estimated cost is $100K, and we have committed to the City to provide $50K toward that cost so we can be on the 2023 CIP budget.  To that end we need to raise $25K by year-end 2022.  Funding is also needed for court maintenance equipment, tournament supplies, a storage shed, sun shades, bleachers, wind slats for the final four courts and so on.  Let’s do this!  Donate to something you and numerous others can enjoy for many years to come. Something that you can look at with pride and think, I helped make it happen!

 

NEW!!  CUSTOM BRICK FUNDRAISING PROGRAM

To help reach our $25K goal for 2022, we are selling custom bricks to raise the money to help pay for pickleball court lighting and enhancements at Dick Samp Memorial Park. Our goal it to partner with the City on the lighting costs to get enhancements included in the 2023 budget with a committed contribution of $50K.  Buy a brick for yourself, your family, In Loving Memory of that special loved one you miss (including your fur babies) or In Honor of someone special.  

Phase 1 of the brick campaign completed on 9/20/22 and we will have a Phase II of the brick campaign this winter after the first installation is complete in November. 

 

Another Way to Donate and Save on Taxes!

Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD).  Taxpayers over 70.5 years of age are subject to Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) on traditional IRAs. These distributions are 100% taxable and could increase tax liability substantially. Donors can do a QCD by instructing their IRA trustees to mail the RMD $ (or more) directly to Lake Havasu Pickleball Courts, Inc at the address below.  This method reduces taxable income dollar for dollar and may place donors in a lower tax bracket. Another plus: it’s available to those who don’t itemize deductions.

 

Canadian citizens, although there are no tax benefits, you too can enjoy that warm fuzzy feeling you get from donating to a great cause. Your toonies and loonies are most welcome and much appreciated! 

 

Make your checks out to Lake Havasu Pickleball Courts and mail them to Courts, PO Box 192, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86405, or give them to any board member.

 

Thanks again for your generosity!

Mike Delaney

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Mike Delaney