In Memory of Mike Smith Archway at Michael Smith Memorial Stadium Fundraiser

$ 38,000Fundraiser Goal
$0Total Raised
$ 38,000Fundraiser Goal
$0Total Raised
9 days left

In Memory of Mike Smith Archway at Michael Smith Memorial Stadium Fundraiser

$24,820 of $38,000 GROUP GOAL

Thank you to our supporters!

  • $4000
    Chad M Fulk
    21 days ago

    “From Brad and Paula Lonsberry”

  • $1500
    Christopher R Smith
    40 days ago

    “From: MGS Consultants. Jeremiah Mankopf”

  • $1000
    Ben Bakken
    13 days ago

    “Our stadium and community are fortunate to have the name Mike Smith proudly displayed for generations to come up. We are all better for having known him.”

  • $1000
    Julie A Smith
    38 days ago

    “MY LOVE FOREVER!”

  • $1000
    Janice Neumann
    41 days ago
  • $700
    Timothy D. Currin
    31 days ago
  • $500
    Kristen Wuerfel
    12 days ago
  • $500
    PATRICK A HANES
    18 days ago

    “Patrick and Kimberlee Hanes”

  • $500
    Thomas P Shaver Jr
    21 days ago

    “Tom & Jodie Shaver”

  • $500
    David G Hornak
    27 days ago
  • $500
    Raymond C. Drake
    28 days ago

    “May the Archway serve as a wonderful tribute to Coach Smith. May God bless his family forever.”

  • $500
    John Girdwood
    33 days ago

    “Coach Smith made everybody in his orbit better! This donation was supported by the Asher Thomas League.”

  • $500
    Sarah E Cook
    35 days ago

    “Papa Smith, we miss and love you beyond measure. Our hearts and lives will never the same but we know you'll always be guiding us through. Love you endlessly, Hudson & Posey Beth Cook”

  • $500
    Casey Michael Smith
    38 days ago

    “Papa, we miss you so much and we know you’re always with us. Love: Piper Beth, Dekker & Kollins Smith #TeamworkMakesTheDreamwork”

  • $500
    Andria M Smith
    39 days ago

    “We miss you Papa! Love, Eli and Eleanor”

  • $500
    Raymond Hayes
    39 days ago

    “THE HAYES FAMILY Class of 2004,2006,2007,2012”

  • $500
    Michael Duda
    40 days ago
  • $500
    Alisa Hoffman
    41 days ago
  • $500
    Christopher Haas
    41 days ago

    “For the Mike Smith Arch.”

  • $500
    Chad M Fulk
    41 days ago
  • $500
    Mitchell Zajac
    41 days ago
  • $250
    Matthew R Allen
    7 days ago

    “It's an honor to donate to a coach Smith memorial. May his memory live on for future Rams!”

  • $250
    Cole I Malatinsky
    27 days ago
  • $250
    Nicholas N Norton
    28 days ago
  • $250
    Adrianne Jenkins
    33 days ago

    “You. Are. Special.”

  • $250
    Keith D Lane
    39 days ago
  • $150
    Theodore Ernst
    33 days ago
  • $150
    Chsrles c. Ongena
    36 days ago

    “We love you forever!- Erika & Charlie Ongena”

  • $150
    Brian T Holtz
    40 days ago
  • $150
    Sherri Powers
    41 days ago
  • $150
    Courtney Grafuis
    41 days ago
  • $100
    Kirk Marble
    8 days ago
  • $100
    Michael A Swayze
    17 days ago
  • $100
    John lierman
    20 days ago
  • $100
    Susan Powers
    20 days ago
  • $100
    Debra Kay McCabe
    24 days ago

    “What a great memorial to Mike and look forward to seeing it complete!”

  • $100
    Andrea McGuire
    27 days ago

    “In our hearts always and forever.... Andi & Mike”

  • $100
    Chris Stewart
    27 days ago
  • $100
    kristen m schipper
    27 days ago
  • $100
    William J Hidlay
    29 days ago
  • $100
    Thomas Davis
    31 days ago
  • $100
    Matthew Smith
    32 days ago
  • $100
    Jean Ingersoll
    33 days ago
  • $100
    Katie Hardy
    33 days ago
  • $100
    Joye M Cochran
    34 days ago
  • $100
    Margaret T Janisch
    35 days ago
  • $100
    Stephan Wilcox
    36 days ago

    “From Wilcox Pharmacy, Dimondale”

  • $100
    Timothy J Cook
    37 days ago
  • $100
    Terry Kenney
    39 days ago

    “Mike was a great friend to the Kenney family. We are proud to be a part of this deserving tribute. The Terry Kenney Family”

  • $100
    Kimberly Grafuis
    39 days ago

    “Sarah, thinking of you & your whole family. This will be a wonderful tribute to your dad! Love - The Grafuis Family”

  • $100
    Eric Brantley
    39 days ago

    “Great tribute to a great man/coach. Coach Smith did a lot for the Eaton Rapids community as well. #WeAreER”

  • $100
    Kalene Nelson
    39 days ago

    “💛🤎”

  • $100
    Sarah E Cook
    40 days ago

    “From: Linda & Mark Barr”

  • $100
    Julie Pingston
    40 days ago

    “Love from Steve and Julie Pingston”

  • $100
    Regina Douglas
    41 days ago

    “❤️”

  • $100
    Cindy L Godbehere
    41 days ago
  • $100
    Joanna R Rendon
    41 days ago

    “Thinking of you always! Love, The Rendons”

  • $100
    Kellyjo E Terrill
    41 days ago
  • $100
    Francine Minnick
    41 days ago
  • $100
    Mary Somerville
    41 days ago
  • $100
    Sara Ann Barker
    41 days ago
  • $100
    Ryan Anderson
    41 days ago
  • $100
    Janice Leeak
    41 days ago
  • $100
    Nicholas neumann
    41 days ago
  • $100
    Steven Taschner
    41 days ago
  • $100
    Melinda A Allen
    41 days ago
  • $100
    Lori J Zajac
    41 days ago
  • $100
    Drew Nowak
    41 days ago
  • $75
    AUSTIN HOLTZ
    41 days ago
  • $50
    Joe Verhougstraete
    8 days ago
  • $50
    Derrick Zenker
    20 days ago

    “Thanks coach for all you did, sure was a fun ride!! Derrick, Julie and Dylan Zenker “Take the high road””

  • $50
    Jeff B Claeys
    24 days ago
  • $50
    Nancy L Ruddy
    27 days ago
  • $50
    Lisa M Ernst
    27 days ago
  • $50
    Daniel knechtel
    28 days ago
  • $50
    Benjamin Trentham
    32 days ago
  • $50
    PAMELA MERRIOTT
    33 days ago
  • $50
    Jessica Gukasov
    33 days ago
  • $50
    Megha Patel
    33 days ago

    “Sending you all tons of love!”

  • $50
    Doris j pipkens
    33 days ago
  • $50
    Jacob tropf
    34 days ago
  • $50
    Jeff Beard
    39 days ago
  • $50
    Neal Parsons
    40 days ago

    “BUCKLE UP, BUTTERCUP! Coach Smith had a unique way to make a tough game a lot of fun and a great experience in my life. Winning more often than not helped. This is a nice tribute to an absolute beauty.”

  • $50
    Audrey Rogal
    40 days ago
  • $50
    Andrew M Sawyer
    40 days ago
  • $50
    Lucas Schrauben
    40 days ago
  • $50
    Ashley Elfawal
    41 days ago

    “Love you and your family so much Sarah! Can’t wait to see this in honor of your amazing dad 💗”

  • $50
    Eric McGowan
    41 days ago
  • $50
    Nicky W Johnson
    41 days ago
  • $50
    Britney M Drake
    41 days ago
  • $50
    Travis Stoliker
    41 days ago
  • $50
    Rachel Gleason
    41 days ago
  • $50
    Chelsea Eyer
    41 days ago
  • $50
    Peggy Anderson
    41 days ago

    “He will be greatly missed.”

  • $50
    Deborah L Ludeke
    41 days ago

    “Words cannot ever express how much my heart hurts. My brother, my friend......”

  • $50
    Casey J Swagler
    41 days ago
  • $50
    Jamie S Sartor
    41 days ago

    “❤️”

  • $50
    Lori Schrauben
    41 days ago
  • $50
    Tyler Schrauben
    41 days ago
  • $50
    Ryan Sadler
    41 days ago
  • $50
    Lauren Michalak
    41 days ago
  • $50
    Amy Robinson
    41 days ago

    “He will be greatly missed. What a beautiful memorial for coach Smith.”

  • $50
    Danyelle Parsell
    41 days ago

    ““High road Decisions!””

  • $50
    Anonymous
    41 days ago
  • $50
    Curtis Ferguson
    41 days ago
  • $25
    Debra K Seeman
    21 days ago
  • $25
    Diane Janetzke
    28 days ago
  • $25
    Sheila Myron
    28 days ago
  • $25
    Jamie Kuras
    33 days ago

    “Love the Kuras family”

  • $25
    Casey Tobias
    33 days ago

    “What an great way to honor his legacy.”

  • $25
    Eileen T Kowall
    34 days ago
  • $25
    Robert Kennedy
    34 days ago
  • $25
    Mark Hemmert
    38 days ago
  • $25
    Katie Knop
    39 days ago
  • $25
    Jason Walsh
    40 days ago
  • $25
    Caitlin M Vincent
    40 days ago
  • $25
    Paula eJongh
    41 days ago
  • $25
    Colleen Herczak
    41 days ago
  • $25
    Cathy A Weaver
    41 days ago

    “Love and miss you coach Smith!”

  • $25
    Katherine Skoczylas
    41 days ago
  • $25
    Kristina Gardner
    41 days ago
  • $25
    Alexis Mize
    41 days ago
  • $20
    Benjamin Wahl
    27 days ago
  • $20
    Chalice M Baker
    41 days ago

    “Coach Smith was a wonderful, kind person who touched the lives of many people. He will be greatly missed.”

  • $20
    Casey R Emenhiser
    41 days ago

    “❤️❤️”

  • $20
    Kellie Sweitzer
    41 days ago

    “"It's a BIG day" <3”

  • $20
    Gail l smith
    41 days ago
  • $10
    Anslee Norris
    36 days ago
  • $10
    Carrie L Lane
    39 days ago

About This Fundraiser

Mike Smith was a coach and educator at Holt High School for over 30 years. He is in the Holt High School and Michigan High School Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Although he was known mostly for coaching and teaching; loving all kids and parents was where he excelled. He loved and inspired everyone he met, and he made everyone around him want to be better. It goes without saying that, Coach Mike Smith touched the lives of thousands. We are looking to share in his memory by building an archway in front of the stadium that is now named after him, in his honor. However, to do this, we are in need of your help. We need to raise another $38,000 in order to complete this project, and we ask that you help us reach this goal by donating and sharing this campaign. All of your donations will be tax-deductible, and you will receive a tax-deductible receipt. Anybody who donates $500 or more will be recognized by a plaque on the arch. Please help us achieve our goal to help the memory of leader, winner, and legend, Coach Mike Smith live on. Thank you! GO RAMS!

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