CU Folk and Roots Family Programs

$966 of $1,500 goal

Raised by 16 people in 3 months
Created September 3, 2018

The Champaign-Urbana Folk and Roots Festival is coming on October 18-20, 2018! We are super-excited for our tenth anniversary year and ready to welcome new festival-goers and returning fans.  The purpose of this GoFundMe project is to support the many free, family-friendly musical and storytelling performances, hand-on workshops, dance lessons, jam sessions, children’s activities, and singalongs we offer. As always, all festival programming on Saturday, October 20, until 5:00pm is free. We are able to keep the festival accessible in this manner through generous support from individuals, businesses, and the City of Urbana. Can we count you among our supporters?

Donors to this campaign qualify for the benefits listed on the festival sponsorship web page: for example, a Friend ($50) gets one festival wristband ($40 value), and a Patron ($100) gets two wristbands. Benefits at other levels include hanging your company/organization banner at a venue, announcements from the stage during the festival, and so on. See this link for more details.  http://folkandroots.org/support-2/support/

The C-U Folk and Roots Festival is a cherished community event, and we greatly appreciate the help of our supporters in Champaign-Urbana, East Central Illinois, and all over the country!

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Thanks everyone for your contributions to this fundraising effort. You helped to raise almost $1000 for the Champaign-Urbana Folk and Roots Festival, and your support is much appreciated. We look forward to next year's festival, which is scheduled for October 24-26, 2019. Also, join us for the Folk & Roots Winter Weekend, Feb. 14-16, 2019.
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Thanks to recent donations, we are about two-thirds of the way there. We have raised about $1,000 and our goal is $1,500, so thank you, thank you! With the festival kick-off party just days away, now is a good time to make a donation. Please join us at the Krannert Center lobby on Thursday, Oct. 18, 5:00 to 7:00 pm as we kick-off the Festival Son Monarcas!
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The Folk & Roots Festival opening gig is about 3 weeks away, so there is plenty of time to make a donation and help support our homegrown, hands-on festival. We are getting ready to present about 30 family-friendly events over three days, and your donation will help cover the cost of these free performances, storytelling, workshops, demonstrations and more. Please help support these programs if you can.
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Thanks to several recent donations, we have raised $675 and we are approaching the half-way mark for fundraising. Thanks to all of the donors as every donation really helps. Who will make the donation that gets us to the $750 mark?
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$966 of $1,500 goal

Raised by 16 people in 3 months
Created September 3, 2018
Funds raised will benefit:
Champaign-Urbana Folk and Roots Festival NFP
Certified Charity
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Urbana, IL
EIN: 271816116
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NL
$91
Nancy Livingston
2 months ago
CW
$200
Carl Weibel
2 months ago
BK
$50
Betsy Kruger
2 months ago
GG
$75
Gerald Guthrie
2 months ago
MR
$25
Mark Richardson
2 months ago
MJ
$50
mindy james
2 months ago
$25
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2 months ago
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