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Townie Project

  • Fri, 05/10/2013

Thousands of students and Townie fans from around the state pass through the East Providence High School Gymnasium every year. Built in the 1950’s, the EP Gymnasium was constructed to provide a top notch health education facility for the students as well as provide the finest athletic programs in the state a resource for strengthening athleticism, team building, and leadership development. For many years, the community has enjoyed thousands of memorable events held inside the East Providence Gymnasium.

Due to a struggling economy, lack of funds, and low morale in the city, what was once considered the top health education facility in the state is now viewed as a symbol of our trying times. D’amours Step, working closely with city leadership and local teachers, has constructed a few excellent fundraising projects that will engage, teach, and empower thousands of students in our city who desperately need a morale boost and a vehicle to contribute to their community. We are confident that the magnitude and excitement surrounding this project will easily generate donations namely from alumni and students that will drive this project to completion. What we are sincerely asking is a little support from you and your company to make this project the biggest uplift the community has seen in years. It is also a perfect opportunity to teach our students and individuals in the community a priceless lesson; when tough times arise, you must step up and BE the CHANGE you want to see.

Please join D'amours Step for the EAST PROVIDENCE GYMNASIUM RESTORATION PROJECT, and help unite our community and empower our most precious resource, OUR STUDENTS!

D'amours Step is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization approved by the IRS.


EVERY DOLLAR donated to this amazing effort goes directly to building a beautiful health education facility to empower the students of East Providence. Every member for D'amours Step including engineers, medical professionals, and businessmen and women work voluntarily to assure YOU that every dollar you donate makes the greatest impact possible!

Fundraising Event Schedule

May 24 : Pasta Dinner
Location : 2000 Pawtucket Ave EPHS

May 25 : 5k Run/Walk
Location : 610 Waterman Ave EPSC

June 22 : 2013 Summer Bike Rally/Block Party
Location : 515 South Water st The Whiskey Republic, Providence RI
Bike Run Location : 2000 Pawtucket Ave East Providence, RI Arrive 1pm / Kickstands Up 2pm


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