Looking for a unique and specific way to support the Roebling Museum? How about providing the much-needed funding for items, programs and opportunities on our Wish List 2017-2018 annual appeal. Whether you’re interested in providing general operational support, helping to improve our archival collection, reaching K-12 students and educators, or contributing towards the nuts and bolts of building issues, there’s a direct way for you to help the Roebling Museum stay on mission and on course toward its vision for the future.
We are keeping history alive and enlightening, and inspiring the next generation of builders, designers, engineers, and makers & doers of every kind! Won’t YOU join us! Make a wish on our Wish List come true today. Just a click away… http://roeblingmuseum.org/support/donate/
A. General Operations: Give an unrestricted gift to support the museum’s general operations: $25,000 This is the greatest need for the Roebling Museum, and for most nonprofit organizations. Unrestricted gifts and donations help us keep the lights and heat on, pay our staff, remove snow and ice, fix the roof or boiler, and simply do the business of being of service to our members and our community. PLEASE CONSIDER MAKING YOUR DONATION UNRESTRICTED, AND/OR RELEASING ANY RESTRICTIONS ON THE GIFT IF WE CONTACT YOU TO LET YOU KNOW THAT YOUR SELECTED ITEM HAS BEEN FULLY FUNDED BY OTHER DONORS. *seeking as many gifts as possible of any amount until we reach or surpass our goal of $25,000
B. Restoration: Help restore a work of art: $1000 This print of the Brooklyn Bridge once hung in the John A. Roebling’s Sons company offices. It needs professional conservation! *seeking 10 gifts of $100
C. STEM Scholarship: Send a kid to STEM/STEAM summer camp: $250 Provide a scholarship for a child to the Emily Roebling STEM/STEAM Camp.
D. Lab Kits: Buy supplies for a bridge-building lab: $20 for 10 kids We teach kids STEM skills using simple materials like cups, straws and Styrofoam.
E. Marketing Materials: Print a new brochure: $500 Underwrite the cost of new Museum brochure. We’ll acknowledge your support in print.
F. Social Media: Buy a Facebook ad: $20 Social media helps us reach more people and get the word out about our programs, events and exhibits. Be sure to “like” and “follow” our Facebook page! @RoeblingMuseum
G. Transportation: Underwrite a bus for a school field trip: $350 The cost of transportation is one of the biggest barriers for schools to bring students to the Museum for field trips, workshops and labs. *seeking 7 gifts of $50
H. Volunteer Recognition: I’ll thank the Museum’s volunteers: $25 per volunteer Personalized Museum pins/gifts and an annual reception to thank our volunteers for their hard work. *seeking 25 gifts of $25
We’re grateful for every gift we receive! If you would like to direct your donation, the above are some of the Museum’s current specific needs. Fulfill a wish with your gift today! And remember, General Operational support is ALWAYS welcomed!
*The Roebling Museum is a 501c3 organization. Your gifts may be tax-deductible.*