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Printable Version of the Donation Letter
The Donation Letter background information:
The Stanley Bridge Centre has been a central point for many community families for more than a century. Now an area group is planning to restore it to its original beauty.
The building was de-commissioned in 2008, is now under the protection of the Stanley Bridge Memorial Society Incorporated. They have established a new name for the building, namely, The Stanley Bridge Centre, with plans to preserve, protect and celebrate its past history and have it become a meaningful gathering place for residents and visitors alike. Plans include the addition of a new basement, kitchen area, washrooms, restoration and replacement of windows, new roofing, insulating the structure and ensuring accessibility for all.
Once restoration is completed, the main function will be as an Ecumenical Chapel. This will be a venue for weddings, baptisms, anniversaries, etc. There are also plans for a History Centre, genealogy area, community artifacts, a Computer/Internet station as well as a general meeting and performance place.
The organizing Committee has a capital budget to $400,000.00, and is asking for your monetary support of its efforts. Please make your cheque payable to The Stanley Bridge Memorial Society Inc. and mail it to Box 32011, Kensington, PE, C0B 1M0.
You may also donate through PayPal by clicking on the PayPal button found on every page or print out a donation form for contributions by cheque by clicking the button also found on every page. All contributions shall be eligible for a tax credit.
Some people may consider making a donation in memory of a friend or loved one. We trust that you will support our efforts as we strive to ensure our campaign is the success it deserves to be.
The Stanley Bridge Memorial Society Committee
Registered Charity # 82584-4087-RR0001
Telephone: Eliza at 902-886-2591
Joan at 902-963-4066
PO Box 32011, Kensington, PE C0B 1M0
Frequently Asked Questions
How will my donation be used?
Your donation will be used to help underwrite the costs of the repair, reconstruction and development of the Stanley Bridge Centre.
How do I donate?
You can donate online by clicking the Paypal button anywhere on the website. You can also donate by cheque by printing our donation form and mailing it, along with your cheque to the address given on the form.
Is it safe to donate online?
Yes; while no system is perfect, Stanley Bridge Memorial Society Incorporated has gone to great lengths to protect your privacy. PayPal securely processes payments for Stanley Bridge Memorial Society Incorporated. You do not need to register with PayPal in order to donate.
How do I donate by cheque?
You can donate by cheque by printing out this form and mailing it to the address on the form along with your cheque or you can mail your cheque, along with your name and address to Stanley Bridge Memorial Society Incorporated, P.O.Box 32011, Kensington, PE C0B 1M0.
Is my donation tax-deductible?
Yes; Stanley Bridge Memorial Society Incorporated is a registered charitable non-profit organization. All donations are Income Tax deductible.
How else can I help?
You can help through organizing and helping with fundraising events, volunteering to assist with the repair, reconstruction and planning, providing historical information and photographs and in any other way you are willing to provide assistance.
How can I get more information?
You can get more information by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Clicking on the link will bring up an email form.
You can also call Eliza at 902-886-2591 or Joan at 902-963-4066.
Or contact us by mail at PO Box 32011, Kensington, PE C0B 1M0.