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 supported:

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

$10,000 - $7,000

Liberty Hospital Foundation LiveWell Grant (Youth Scholarship Program)
Vanguard Packaging (Campaign Chair)
Carlson Family Foundation

$6,999 - $2,000

Capitol Federal Savings
Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Irven E. and NeVada P Linscomb Foundation Fund
Robertson Properties
Ann and Scott Cole
Carol and Dan Fletcher
Wanda and Dan O’Dell


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

$499 - $50

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

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: $12,635 (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