Fund a Need

Fund a Need

Help our wishes come true! Below is a Wish List of items our staff would love to have. Interested in funding any of the below items? Contact Katie for more information: katie@lakeshoremuseum.org.

MORE HOURS & DAYS

As the community grows and changes, we want to grow and change along with it! We are testing out increasing our hours to be more available to the community. Help us do that by sponsoring extra open hours.

INTERN STIPENDS

Help us build an inclusive internship program by offering paid stipends to interns.

PROGRAMMING WISHES

BUS GRANT FUNDING

$ pick your level of funding

Helps bring students to learn at the museum through our Bus Grants.  Suggested amount $100 but any amount is accepted.

CRAFT SUPPLIES

$50

$50 covers an entire month of  craft supplies for the weekly hands-on programs held at the museum.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS

$ pick your level of funding

Helps send kids to camp who cannot afford it. Any amounts accepted. Day camp rates vary.

HISTORIC SITES WISHES

1915 STYLE LIGHT FIXTURES

$1,300

For the Hume House.

FIRE PLACE FENDER

$300 - $500

These were historically used to keep logs from rolling out onto the floor.

STAINED GLASS WINDOW RESTORATION

$2,000

To restore the stained glass in the Hume Home.

KENMORE HUMIDIFIERS

$190

To help keep the houses at the correct humidity during the winter months. Preserves the wood longer.

FUR RUGS FOR HACKLEY HOUSE

$500

Historical photos of the Hackley House show us there were quite a few rugs in use.

ART PRINTS AND GUILDED FRAMES

$1,000

Historical photos of the houses shows us there was lots of art on display. Contact us for more details on specific items and costs.

ARCHIVES & COLLECTION WISHES

TEXTILE ROLLING AND STORAGE TUBES

$22/tube

For long-term storage of quilts and textiles.

TEXTILE STORAGE BOX

$60/box

For long-term storage of clothing and textiles.

POLYESTER STOCKINETTE

$84/stockinette

For long-term storage of clothing and textiles.

MOBILE SHELVING

$270

For temporary storage of artifacts that are being worked on or need isolation from the rest of the storage areas.

ENVIRONMENTAL MONITOR

$2,000

Used to monitor environmental conditions to ensure long-term preservation of artifacts. It measures UV and visible light, temperature, and relative humidity.

COLLECTION & ARCHIVAL DATABASE

$ pick your level of funding

A recent database switch has resulted in greater access to our collection and archival materials digitally. Help support the program!

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