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Raising money for Celebration Field

Posted by Desiree Childers on Mar 12 2016 at 04:00PM PST

Bright Star Baseball is a 501©3 nonprofit special needs baseball league which allows children with special needs between the ages of 5 and 18 the opportunity to play baseball, America’s favorite pastime! Our Mission Statement is: “To provide special needs children the opportunity to experience the game of baseball while building self-esteem and peer relationships.”

Our Bright Star Baseball Board of Directors would like to announce that our Celebration Field fundraiser is currently underway and we invite you to help us reach our goal! What is Celebration Field? Bright Star Baseball’s goal is to build a field with a specialized synthetic surface for our players. With a rubberized surface, this field will allow players of all disabilities improved mobility. Those players who use wheelchairs and walkers will be able to maintain their very expensive equipment in good working order, while they participate in Bright Star Baseball games. Celebration Field will also allow our regular baseball games to continue as scheduled even after a rain storm. Several times we have had to cancel due to weather or field conditions and the inability to reschedule makeup games.

We are seeking donations to help defray the costs associated with building the field. The city of Sulphur Springs has generously agreed to our use of one of the current fields when we are able to raise the money. All donated funds will go directly towards the construction of Celebration Field, the future Home of Bright Star Baseball.
Celebration Field will be built in phases as outlined below:


Phase I

Asphalt Paving/Field Area – $40,000

Synthetic Safety Surface/Field Area – $138,500

Fencing and Dugouts- $27,800



Phase II –


Restroom/Concession Stand – $34,023

Audio/Announcer table – $10.650 


Phase III


Lighting – $65,000



Phase IV –


Parking lot – $34,000


Generous donors like you are the key to our success. Our donors can make it possible for Bright Star Baseball to provide children with special needs the opportunity to safely experience the
game of baseball. We hope that we can count on your support to help with this worthy project. Bright Star Baseball is an approved 501©3 organization, 100% of your donation will be tax deductible. Donors will also be recognized on our Facebook page and www.brightstarbaseball.com. Any of the Board of Directors will be happy to speak to you or a group you represent to answer questions about this project or how your donation will be used. Why not start today?


Please donate through YouCaring, or mail your check payable to Bright Star Baseball to:

Bright Star Baseball

PO Box 1143

Sulphur Springs, TX 75483


We thank you for your time and consideration to join us in this community project that will make a huge difference for the current and future members of the Bright Star Baseball team and their families.
Sincerely,

Bright Star Baseball, Board of Directors



Donation Levels

Title Sponsor (Celebration Field) $200,000- or more

Hall of Fame Sponsor $100,000-$199,999

Angel in the Out Field Sponsor $50,000-$99,999

Bright Star Sponsor $25,000-$49,999

Grand Slam Sponsor $10,000-$24,999

Home Run Sponsor $5,000-$9,999

Triple Sponsor $2,500-$4,999

Double Sponsor $1,000-$2,499

Base Hit Sponsor $500-$999

Rookie Sponsor $1-$499

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