Raise Your Voice for MS ArtsCouncil

$575 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 7 people in 28 months
Michael Melvin
for Maple Shade Arts Council
The Maple Shade Arts Council is a non-profit organization comprised of educators, parents, and community members whose objective is to provide artistic programs and events that will be entertaining, educational, and inspirational for the community. The Arts Council’s programming emphasizes theatrical productions and workshops, yet also includes programming for the fine and performing arts. We have been running programs for over 4 years now and we have been rapidly gaining exposure through the South Jersey area with our theatrical programming and arts workshops.

We are here on GoFundMe to raise $5,000 for wireless body mics for our theatrical productions. We estimate that we will be able to purchase about 8 Shure body mics, packs, and receivers for our organization.

(picture from our 2018 Junior Theatre Camp)

Why is this important to us? We currently have to rent microphones for all of our productions, especially for our Summer Theatre Children's Camp, a 4 week educational camp for kids 8-16 years old that culminates in a Broadway Junior production. Our performances take place at the high school and we want to make sure our kids can be heard by their family and friends. We also plan to use the mics for our adult musicals, teen productions, and junior theate camp. Not only does this help our kids be heard on stage, but by having our own microphones, we will no longer need to rent them, saving us money after just one years worth of performances. The saved money can then be used to help fund our camp in other facets and allow us to offer more scholarships for free camps to those students with financial problems. 

(picture from our 2017 Teen Production of "Working")

(picture from our 2017 Summer Theatre production of "The Music Man Jr.)

Through your donations, you will help out organization become more technologically advanced and have the equipment necessary to help our childrens' voices be heard. So please, "Raise Your Voice" for the MS Arts Council by spreading the word and making a donation! Thank you!

For more information, visit our website at  www.msartscouncil.org.
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Hi friends! We still have a ways to go for raising money for the microphones! We have some exciting shows coming your way in 2017, including Sister Act and our summer camp production. Please spread the word through social media as much as possible! Thanks in advance!
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Hi friends!
We just finished The Drowsy Chaperone and we are getting ready for our kids camp. Any donations to help us reach our goal to purchase mics will be greatly appreciated! If you have already donated, thank you and please help us spread the word!
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Thanks to our donors so far who have helped us raise $400 in just 24 hours! We are very grateful and we hope everyone can help to continue spreading the word to support the arts council in our efforts for obtaining microphones for our theatrical productions!
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$575 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 7 people in 28 months
Created April 4, 2016
Funds raised will benefit:
Maple Shade Arts Council
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Maple Shade, NJ
EIN: 464163291
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