The St. Mary’s River Marine Heritage Centre (SMRMHC) is excited to announce that it has recently released a GoFundMe with a goal of $9000.This crowdfunding campaign is the beginning of the SMRMHC’s initiative towards fundraising efforts a part of their newly refreshed Board of Directors. Donations to the SMRMHC provide the means to:
– Preserve on the few remaining Museum Ships in Ontario – Collect and preserve our vast marine history and heritage – Provide enhanced public access to our history and heritage through on-board displays and exhibitions – Provide outreach programming for children and adult visitors and patrons throughout our community
The Goal: $2500 – Exhibits and Displays: Enhancements and repairs on current displays & improved collections management practices – $2500 – Interior Maintenance: Restoration of Crew Cabins and Washrooms creating an immersive visitor experience, taking visitors back to the days of the M.S Norgoma’s operation – $4000 – Exterior Maintenance: Restoration of exterior features to enhance the appearance of the ship and maintain the “jewel of the waterfront”.
Donations can be made to the SMRMHC:
– Through our “Support the MS Norgoma” GoFundMe page. – By mail to our charities P.O Box – Station Mall PO Box 23099 P6A 6W6 (cheques made payable to St. Mary’s River Marine Heritage Centre
The Museum Ship Norgoma is owned and operated by the St. Mary’s River Marine Heritage Centre, a non-profit charitable organization, tasked with telling the story of the St. Mary’s designated Heritage River on the historic Norgoma ship. For more information, please visit the website at: www.norgoma.org