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Fox River Trolley Museum

$49,661 of $110,000 goal

Raised by 466 people in 3 months
The only thing more broken than the windows damaged inside our Museum barn, were our hearts!
The Fox River Trolley Museum suffered a terrible burglary, that was discovered on July 7th. As reported everywhere, two boys, 11 & 13 used pick axes to break through a wall and did over $110,000 of damage across all seven cars inside the barn.

The museum is a completely non-profit organization, with no employees, and completely rely on volunteers and donations.

See the video tour of the work that needs done -- 


Fox valley trolley museum community very determined to survive senseless damage and thrive beyond it 



Listen to the Radio Interview for more detail on the story (6 minutes)
Radio Interview with Jeff Bennett
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Please Join Us for Members & Friends Day at the Fox River Trolley Museum! We want you all to know how much we appreciate you and for you to see the progress this far!
Saturday October 13, 2018 from 11am - 4pm at the museum.
- Trolley rides
- Free lunch ( you have earned it!)
- Personal tours of the Trolleys in the Barn - See the whole collection.
- Get your chance to learn what it takes to operate a trolley!
- Learn about opportunities to sign up at the museums various departments
- We really want to see you there! You are part of the museums success
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A LOT OF PROGRESS IS BEING MADE ... especially this past week and through this weekend.

To read the detailed progress visit our news page .... we are updating this with the progress being made. https://www.foxtrolley.org/in-the-news

To all our Donors ... We are so thankful.... we still need help. Some ways you can continue to help is ...

- COME VISIT US... come see the progress for yourself or just come take a train ride. The visits are so important all the time but really help motivate the volunteers.
- We continue to need more volunteers to do many things! Let us know if you have time available and can help.
- Share the campaign
- And of course donations are welcome
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Thanks to all our supporters, friends, family, and members, we have just made over 32 percent of our goal! THANK YOU EVERYONE !!!!
The entire organization is working really hard to fix all damage.
PLEASE HELP US CONTINUE TO STRIVE TOWARDS OUR GOAL!

Humbly Yours,
Jeff Bennett
Fox River Trolley Museum
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While working on repairing the damage, we also need to maintain the museum and the track. We need volunteers to help with the tracks. If you are not afraid of heavy hard work....please volunteer to work on the tracks!
Please Email Chris Nelson at Roadmaster@foxtrolley.org if you can help.
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$49,661 of $110,000 goal

Raised by 466 people in 3 months
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