Last year Twin City Model Railroad Museum had the exciting opportunity to expand our museum footprint to offer new layout and event spaces as well as expand our work and storage space. With the help of Give to the Max donors we now have amazing birthday party rooms, a new "Mini-Sota" gallery (seen below), better storage, volunteer break rooms and much more!
Additional fundraising efforts will be bringing better signage, new STEM programming, an expanded children's play area and more in 2023. We've been fortunate to have such great support for these efforts and we owe it all to supporters like you!
Now comes the challenge. These fundraising and grant efforts help build great new amenities, however they don't help pay the rent and cover utilities. While FY2022 saw attendance slowly return to "normal" we are still catching up from years of significantly decreased revenue due to the pandemic. We are hopeful that our Give to the Max fundraising effort and a successful Night Trains season will help turn the corner and set the museum up for a successful 2023 and beyond but we need your help!
Our goal is to raise $10,000 through November which will help pay off COVID-19 related loans, catch up on deferred rent payments, pay off mechanical upgrades and other necessary fixes and more. These aren't glamourous things but these are the types of expenses that are necessary for a museum or business to be successful. Help us keep the lights on this winter and we will reward the community with new programs and activities in 2023! Your donation is fully tax deductible!
We thank your for your consideration. We know that you receive many requests for support this time of year and we deeply appreciate all donations. Be sure to follow us on Facebook for all the latest details and be sure to visit during our wonderful holiday Night Trains events!
Marketing and Public Relations Volunteer, TCMRM