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Sojourner Truth Museum Fund

$225 of $150,000 goal

Raised by 3 people in 15 months
Donate to the Sojourner Truth Museum Fund

The Sojourner Truth Museum and Conference Center is raising funds to purchase property to develop and operate our new museum complex. The building will house our new museum to showcase the life and legacy of Sojourner Truth.

Truth, a former slave, abolitionist and suffragette, moved to Battle Creek, Michigan in 1857. She lived in her newly adoptive hometown until she died on November 26, 1883, where she is buried at Oakhill Cemetery.

What will you do with my donation?

Your charitable and tax-deductible donation will be used to purchase the building, closing costs, attorney fees, insurance and security costs to protect the property and/or structure.

When will the museum open?

If all goes according to schedule, we anticipate a grand opening on Mother’s Day in 2019. Our nonprofit corporation has consulted with architects who have indicated that it will take approximately two (2) years to build a structure from the ground up, or transform an existing building into a museum.

How can I donate?

Option #1: Donate Online

To donate online, click on the “donate” button and make your safe and secure contribution.

Option #2: Donate via U.S. Mail

To donate via United States Mail, please send your check or money order to: 
Sojourner Truth Museum Building Fund
P.O. Box 4127
Battle Creek, Michigan 49016-4127

Thank you in advance for helping us purchase property to transform the land into the new Sojourner Truth Museum and Conference Center.

Sojourner Truth Museum
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WBCK Morning Show with Richard Piet. Interview with Pastor Bill Stein, Board Chairman, and the Rev. Dr. William Bell, Jr. Please watch and share. Thank you.
WBCK Interview
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Sojourner Truth Museum Building Fundraiser Video
Sojourner Truth Museum Fundraising Video
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Excerpt from the Wednesday, November 23rd addition of the Battle Creek Enquirer, regarding the Sojourner Truth Museum. Please share. Thanks.
Battle Creek Enquirer Nov. 23, 2016 PG2A
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$225 of $150,000 goal

Raised by 3 people in 15 months
Created November 24, 2016
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Joan Lafayette
15 months ago (Offline Donation)

God bless you.

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