Gift & Thrift Goes Solar

$9,685 of $40k goal

Raised by 51 people in 6 months
Tim Godshall
for Harrisonburg Gift and Thrift Shop Inc
 HARRISONBURG, VA
On Nov. 5, over thirty volunteers installed 160 solar panels on the Gift & Thrift warehouse roof in one morning! But we don't want to stop there. Please help us rearch our $40,000 goal to finance the remaining 120 panels.  When complete, the 107 kilowatt system will be the largest in Harrisonburg. It will provide 46% of our electrical need, allowing us to donate $14,000 more each year to the international relief and development work of MCC . We're raising funds through the end of 2016, with another "solar barn-raising" to happen next spring atop the new annex and  Artisan's Hope building.  Learn more here.





 
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Update 4
Posted by Timothy Godshall
3 months ago
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As of December 16, the solar array on the warehouse is live! Thanks to all who have volunteered time and donated toward the cost of this system. We have about $20,000 to go to fully fund the rest of the system, which will be installed in spring 2017. Also just out - see this new video of the solar barn raising.
New! Solar Barn Raising Video
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Update 3
Posted by Timothy Godshall
3 months ago
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We've reached the $15,000 mark toward our $40,000 fundraising goal! (This includes cash, check, and online donations.) Can you help us get to $40,000 before the end of the year?
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Update 2
Posted by Timothy Godshall
4 months ago
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Here's the time lapse photo of last week's solar barn raising. Over thirty volunteers installed the 180-panel, 62 kilowatt solar array on the Gift and Thrift warehouse roof. Please help us raise funds to install the remaining 45 kilowatts to make this the biggest solar system in Harrisonburg!
Solar barn raising time lapse photo
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Update 1
Posted by Timothy Godshall
5 months ago
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180 solar panels arrived on site yesterday, ready to be installed by 25 volunteers on Nov. 5. We still need to raise over $30,000 to install the final 125 panels next spring - can you donate $25 to help us get there?
180 solar panels waiting to be installed
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$9,685 of $40k goal

Raised by 51 people in 6 months
Created September 9, 2016
Funds raised will benefit:
Harrisonburg Gift and Thrift Shop Inc
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Harrisonburg, VA
EIN: 541471769
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$100
Anonymous
2 months ago
AY
$100
Andrew Yoder
2 months ago
RB
$200
Ross Bair
2 months ago
AF
$30
Amory Fischer
2 months ago

A gift that keeps giving for 40+ years!

EW
$100
Emily Westcott
3 months ago

This donation to support Chris and Steve Carpenter and this project

ER
$300
Ed & Jean Rissler
3 months ago
AV
$50
Adrie Voors
3 months ago
EB
$50
Ev and Kels Brubaker
3 months ago

Go Gift & Thrift!

$500
Anonymous
3 months ago
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$75
In honor of Bob and Eloise Hostetler
3 months ago
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