Help Paint Seven Stars Arts Center

$8,107 of $12,000 goal

Raised by 40 people in 32 months
Dear Friends:

Our beloved and historic Seven Stars building is in urgent need of exterior painting, and the job is going to be sizable in time and cost - It's been estimated at 12-35K.   We are applying for grants that may cover a portion of that, but they would likely not be awarded until later this year. Therefore, we've started our fundraising campaign to begin painting the sections that need more immediate attention.  Your donation would help us reach our goal of $12000.    

Many of you come through our doors every week for music lessons, art classes, yoga, tai chi, calligraphy, dance classes, meetings, concerts, and gatherings.  We are an important part of your community, and we really need your support.  Any amount helps.  Thank you for making your donation today!  You can also donate with PayPal through our website at www.sevenstarsarts.org and be sure to click on the"Help Paint" button, or donate by personal check to SSAC, PO Box 216, Sharon, VT 05065, and write "paint" on the memo line of your check.
 
Seven Stars Arts Center, Inc.  is a 501(c)3 non-profit arts organization serving the Upper Valley and beyond. For more information about our mission and the many programs we offer please visit us at www.sevenstarsarts.org.
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We want to thank you all for supporting our efforts to paint our historic Seven Stars building! We are over 60% to our goal of $12,000, and have recently made the downpayment to our painter. We expect work to get underway next spring or summer! Please share this link and continue helping us reach our goal. We appreciate you! -Shannon and the Board of Directors, teachers, and students
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We decided to update our goal to the total painting fund need of $12,000, and we're thrilled to announce we are officially over half way there!
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There is a silent auction on our Facebook page that is live now through July 27th! 8 items to bid on. Please like Seven Stars Arts Center on Facebook, and check out our "Summer Celebration Auction event" for the silent auction. Bid on items in the comments section of each item's picture, and share the event with your friends and family! We have nearly $7000 in grants and donations so far, and we still need another $6000 to pay the painter in full. You can help!
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We were awarded a grant of $5000 to be put towards our painting goal, with great thanks to Mascoma Savings Bank Foundation! That, plus the individual donations and this go fund me campaign, has brought us up to $6850+/-!! We're getting really close, friends! Can you help? We're proving that every donation, large and small, will get us there. We are also feeling a renewed sense of urgency, as the beginnings of some insurance grumblings have been felt. They want us to paint asap! Please support local arts AND local historic buildings with a donation today! (and share this campaign)
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$8,107 of $12,000 goal

Raised by 40 people in 32 months
Created March 30, 2016
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$452
Anonymous
26 months ago (Offline Donation)
MR
$30
Michie Rogers
26 months ago

Glad you doing so well,what a great venue!

$500
Anonymous
28 months ago
GI
$5,505
Grants and Mailed In
29 months ago (Offline Donation)

Thanks to mailed in checks, Summer Celebration donations, and a generous grant from The Mascoma Foundation who gave us a $5000 grant towards our goal, we are over halfway there!

MR
$25
Michie Rogers
30 months ago

A fine venue !

$50
Anonymous
30 months ago
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