We have been kicked out of our home and we need your help to secure a new one. The City of Seattle is requiring that the building we rent be seismically reinforced and upgraded to meet current energy code. Rather than pay for these very expensive improvements, or give us time to raise the money ourselves, our landlord has chosen to terminate our lease. We must be out of our home by November 30.
This is a devastating blow emotionally and financially. Just over a year ago we invested every dollar we had saved in moving our gym to its current location. Our staff and friends volunteered their nights and weekends to shape this space into a new home believing that we would have at least six years to make it worthwhile.
This is a critical moment in the life of our organization. But as you know, parkour is all about overcoming obstacles. We are committed to keeping our vibrant community together. With your help we can ensure that Parkour Visions is around for a long time to come.
We set a goal to raise $100,000 in donations by the end of the December to help us through this unexpected transition. A small group of committed PKV families put together a pool of $50,000 and matched every donation up to our goal which amazingly we hit in less than two weeks! Donations are still open and the more we raise the better our next space can be :)
The funds raised will allow us to sustain operations and pay staff as we continue to provide classes in the community while conducting a thorough search for our new space. It will also provide the money needed for equipment storage and all the move-in and build-out costs associated with a new location allowing us to move in as soon as we find our new home.
Parkour Visions is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the positive benefits of parkour through teaching, design and advocacy since 2007. PKV has taught the transformative discipline of parkour to thousands of humans ages 3 and up.
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