LPRF Annual Campaign


The Liberty Parks & Rec Foundation (LPRF) was established to create a parks expansion fund for neighborhood access to parks and green space, and to provide financial assistance to aid low-income youth and families to access programs through scholarship assistance.

2019 Campaign

  • Donations: $67,770
  • LPRF Golf Tournament: $13,000 (youth scholarship program)
  • Total Raised: $80,770

Donations supported:

A special thank you to all of our donors who made this campaign a success!


Liberty Hospital Foundation LiveWell Grant   (Youth Scholarship Program)

$5,000 - $2,000

Vanguard Packaging (Campaign Chair)
Ann and Scott Cole
Capitol Federal Savings
Carol and Dan Fletcher
Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Wanda and Dan O’Dell


B&B Theatres
CJ and Bob Burks
Crowley Furniture
Debra and Gerard Feldhaus
Diane and Charles Small
Dice Photography
Ellen and Chris Todd
Gary Crossley Ford
Geiger Ready-Mix Foundation
GM Peters Agency
Haines & Associates Construction Co.
Heartland Chevrolet
Jodi and Bob Capps
Judy and Joe Evans
KC Sports
Liberty Rotary Club
Liberty Sertoma Club
Linda and Dave Elbow
Linnea and Ray Brock
Lisa and Jim Cooper
Marilyn and David Lindsey
Mary and Ron Anderson
Matthew and Therese Woody
McClelland Law Firm
Pat and Tom Reinier
Pony Express Bank
Robin and Scott Page
Sallee Family Charitable Fund
Thomann Financial Services
Thomas and Julia Herrick
Tom Page
Veterinary Center of Liberty
Vicki and Robert Haas
Viki and Ken Personett
Westland Landscape Co., Inc.

$499 - $50

Amy and Greg Duncan
Ann & Jim Waterman
Bobbie Mathes
Clara Beth and Bob Saunders
Clay County Savings Bank
Climate Control Heating and Cooling
Deb Loomis
DK and WayneTaylor
Doug Triplett
Dr. & Mrs. Kevin Knop
Elizabeth (Rae) Moore
Fountain Glass
Fullinwider Firm, LLC
Gwen and Harold Phillips
Heather and John Borchardt
Ima Rahter
Jan and Sam Carter
Janet and Bud Bartnik
Jenelle Graber
Joyce and Steve Smithmier
Justin Mathes
Kandice and Larry Wepler
Kathryn and Kent Froman
Kathy and Ron Mullennix
Kim-Marie and Kevin Graham
Laurie & Edward Brown
Marcia and Thomas Capps
Marianne and Stephen Hill
Mary and Jared Mathes
Melody and Neal Ray Shoger
Michael Hagen
Michelle and Evan Cloepfil
North Kearney Storage
Park Lawn Northland Chapel
Patsy and Dan Triplett
Phil Spence
Pursell Holdings, LLC
Roxann and Lyndell Brenton
Scott Connor
Sue & Dick Wright
Susan and Bill Tucker
Timothy Harris
Tracy and BJ Staab

The LPRF annual fundraising campaign allows for the development and implementation of highly desirable programs and projects that would otherwise be beyond the scope of traditional funding sources.

2018 Campaign

  • Raised $66,674
  • LPRF Golf Tournament: $13,791  (youth scholarships)

Donations supported:

  • Additional AED for the lower level of the Liberty Community Center
  • Additional shade structure for the outdoor pool
  • A new dog park (location TBD by the Liberty Parks & Rec Board)
  • Stair lighting repairs in the Liberty Performing Arts Theatre

2017 Campaign

  • Raised $50,000
  • LPRF Golf Tournament: $9,900 (youth scholarships)

Donations supported:

  • New lobby furniture at the Liberty Community Center (LCC) 
  • Audio and video upgrades for the Liberty Performing Arts Theatre 
  • New playground outside the LCC (with additional funding provided by the Parks Special Obligation Bond) 
  • Shade structure at the LCC outdoor pool 
  • New play equipment geared for 2- to 5-year old children installed at one of Liberty's existing park playgrounds

Past Foundation Projects

  • Construction of the Liberty Dog Park in Stocksdale Park 
  • Construction of the Bad Rock Creek Disc Golf Course in Stocksdale Park 
  • Construction of the Isley Memorial Shelter at the Liberty Dog Park 
  • Construction of a play area and equipment in Arthur’s Hill Park 
  • Purchase of lighting equipment for the Liberty Performing Arts Theatre 
  • Installation of memorial benches across the park system 
  • Installation of benches in the city-owned cemeteries 
  • Planting of memorial trees across the park system 
  • Annual scholarships that provide financial assistance for youth programs and activities