The James A. Henderson Playground Project

With over 100,000 guests annually, the need to upgrade the James A. Henderson Playground has grown creating the opportunity to add new elements that take advantage of improvements made in playground experiences over the past decade.

Your donation will be used to:

  • Expand Inclusive Play Opportunities
  • Increase Safety and Cleanliness
  • Add Sensory Experiences
  • Create Opportunities for Socialization

We’re thrilled to be participating in CreatINg Places program, and we’re confident our community will help us raise our goal!

If we raise $50,000, we’ll receive a matching $50,000 from CreatINg Places, a program of the Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority; the combined $100,000 will help us get that much closer to our goal of $400,000.

Donating is EASY! You can donate online, in person, or by mail. If paying by check, please make it payable to Columbus Park Foundation, with “The Commons Playground” in the memo line.

Columbus Park Foundation- The Commons Playground
PO Box 858,
Columbus, IN 47202

In Person: Donner Center, 739 22nd Street, Columbus, IN 47201


Once you donate, please share the campaign with everyone you know: friends, family, coworkers, neighbors, and people you meet on the street! We can make this happen, but we need the support of our entire community!

Your support will make sure our community Playground is able to stay open for future generations.



Panda Express The Commons Fundraiser