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Modular Model Railroad - Trailer

$7,541 of $10,450 goal

Raised by 10 people in 31 months
John Gardberg
on behalf of Gary Stricker
 AURORA, CO
In 1995 the Rocky Mountain Division - Train Collectors Association (RMD-TCA) bought a sturdy steel trailer. It has traveled thousands of miles bringing smiles to  hundreds of adults and thousands of children. Now 21 years later it is time to get a new trailer. The club has paid for new the modules, but now we need a trailer to transport them in. 

With the new trailer we will be able to continue the tradition of promoting the toy / model train hobby. We are planning to start with local train shows, food and gift shows and then return to Children's Hospital in Aurora.

We are also hoping to visit local elementary schools to not only promote the hobby, but to promote real train safety as well (Stop, Look and Listen).

With a new more reliable trailer we should be able to visit nearby states as well.

The same team that built and operates the train layout also maintains the layout at the local Ronald McDonald House. If the intitial goal is met we will take the additonal funds and buy train sets to give away to deserving children.
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We have now raised more half of the money needed to by the trailer! With your help we can get back on the road!
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While collecting online has been lacking we have been collecting at meeting and train shows. Now is you opportunity to lend or hand or better give a gift of 5 or more dollars to help us out. For information about the progress of the modules check out:

https://www.facebook.com/RMDTCAModularLayout/
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We continue to receive funds directly. So far we have collected more than 1100.00 and received a promise of 2500.00 when we hit 8000.00 mark.
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We have raised almost $1000.00 with contributions being made by check, cash and through GoFundme
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$7,541 of $10,450 goal

Raised by 10 people in 31 months
Created February 23, 2016
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$2,000
Anonymous
16 months ago
$668
Anonymous
16 months ago (Offline Donation)
MT
$500
Mr. Big's Trains
16 months ago (Offline Donation)

Thank you for matching 500.00 that was raised at the RMD-TCA event.

MP
$60
Mr. Pope
18 months ago (Offline Donation)

Donated while at train show.

OD
$4,153
Offline Donations
18 months ago (Offline Donation)

We have been collecting donations from club members and attendees where we have displayed.

$10
Anonymous
30 months ago
TP
$50
Ted Piunno
31 months ago

My introduction to Rocky Mountain Division-TCA was enabled via the club's run modules. They are an important component of RMD's effort to engage and educate the public, especially children, in the hobby of model train collecting and running.

$25
Anonymous
31 months ago
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