Items needed

  • Rubberized underlayment for the shelter
  • Plant material for the shelter area and other landscaped areas
  • Sports equipment, including spectator seating, player benches, goals, backdrop netting
  • Lighting for the playground area (wall mounted) and ground level accent lighting for the shelter
  • Cash to pay for artificial turf
  • Fencing
  • Painting and striping of the track and playground and other areas

Join the collaboration

Organizations that are already participating include:

  • Bergfeld Recreation

  • Bistate Utilities

  • Cole Engineering

  • Construction Forum STL 

  • Construction Forum Education Foundation

  • DG2 Design

  • Eastern Missouri Laborers District Council

  • Engraphix

  • Fred Weber, Inc. 

  • Jenny Birge

  • Klance Unlimited

  • McCarthy Leonard & Kaemmerer

  • Metropolitan Sewer District

  • Midwest Block and Stone

  • Midwest Construction Products and Services

  • Millstone Weber

  • Pace Construction

  • St. Louis Composting

  • St. Louis Mosaic Project

  • St. Louis Pick Up Soccer

  • St. Louis Scott Gallagher Soccer Club

  • PHL, Inc.

  • St. Louis Public Schools

  • Tao + Lee Architects

  • Thomas Industrial Coatings

  • Sam Fox School of Visual Art and Design, WUSTL

  • SITE Improvement Association

  • Xgrass

For more information or to join the effort. contact Tom Finan at 314.880.2063, ext. 301, or Peter Tao at 314.446.0885, email

Checks payable to Gateway Welcome Project STL can be mailed to:
Construction Forum STL, 3245 Hampton Ave., Second Floor, St. Louis, MO 63139