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Our citizen-led initiative is a 100% grassroots effort. We welcome assistance in many forms – time and/or monetary donations. Running a successful grassroots campaign incurs expenses to reach every Lake Oswego voter and gather 4,365 Lake Oswego voter signatures required to qualify for the ballot. With your assistance, we can inform our community about this cause and their role in getting it on the ballot.

DID YOU KNOW – OREGON HAS A POLITICAL TAX CREDIT! USE IT TO HELP US GET 2020IN-1 TO THE BALLOT.

The Oregon tax system allows most Oregon voters a political tax credit. This is a dollar-for-dollar tax credit you can take once per year on your state tax return.

By donating $50 per person/$100 per taxpaying couple for individuals earning less than $100K (single filer) or $200K (joint filer) – you can use this tax credit to reduce your taxable income to the State of Oregon. If you qualify to use the tax credit, it won’t cost you to help our campaign.

MAKE A DONATION TODAY, SO WE CAN LET LAKE OSWEGO VOTERS VOTE ON PROTECTING OUR PARKS

Your contribution will help us to reach our community with:

  • Collateral (eg. information flyers, petition forms)
  • Services (eg. web and email hosting)
  • Marketing (eg. advertising, posters, mailers, handouts, signs)

Every donation helps…no donation is too small (or too large)

NO CREDIT CARD? PREFER CHECKS? NO PROBLEM.

If you prefer to write a check, please make it out to “Love Lake Oswego Parks Committee.”

Please mail your contribution to:

Scott Handley
18360 Delenka Lane
Lake Oswego, OR 97034


Please be sure to include your Occupation and Employer’s name, city & state, as well as a phone number where we can reach you if we have questions.  Oregon’s campaign finance laws require us to collect employer information.



Per Oregon law, a Petition Committee (IRS Section 527 organization) has been established to accept and track contributions and expenditures – Love Lake Oswego Parks Committee. Donations are not tax deductible to the donor but are exempt from taxation by the Petition Committee.

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