A project in Boston, MA by VSA Massachusetts

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Help our students bring their ideas for a greener Boston to life by supporting the construction of our parklet in downtown Boston.
Backers: 163
Average Pledge Per Backer: $97

Funded: $15,852 of $12,500
Dates: May 28th -> Jun 27th (30 days)
Project By: VSA Massachusetts
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Latest News

Successful Parklet Kickstarter Wants to Take Urban Design Online

June 9th - via:
Parkolation is a Boston-based Kickstarter campaign that took to the crowdfunding platform to try and make parklets more than just a fad in Boston by empowering students to engage in urban design. After smashing its initial goal of $12,000, Parkolation Founder and Director Wilhelmina Peragine is hoping to raise another $50,000 to create an online curriculum dedicated to civic renewal and engagement. (Read More)

Thank you!

June 1st - via:
Wow, we reached $12,500 in just 5 days! We are so appreciative of the overwhelming support to join the student-led parklets movement. BGA students relaxing on a hammock in the street, part of a temporary parklet installation they built for Park(ing)... (Read More)


May 30th - via:
Thanks to your tremendous support we have raised $7,501 in just 4 days! Boston Green Academy students can't wait to make life-size versions of models such as this turf-covered seating area: Huge Thanks, The Parkolation Team  (Read More)

Over 50% there!

May 30th - via:
We can hardly believe we're already over 50% funded in just 3 days, thanks to your generosity! Your contributions will make it possible for students to build the designs they have been iterating all year! For example our designs for solar powered... (Read More)

Can it BE?!

May 29th - via:
We're almost to 50%?!!!?? Here's what the kids are thinking:  We're STOKED! The Parkolation Team  (Read More)

What a start!

May 29th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

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