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Camp Nissokone's Theatre Renovation Capital Campaign

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Thank you!
June 08, 2016

You did it! Thank you so much to all of our donors and loyal alumni! You have made it possible to transform our unusable theatre space into a  See more

BENEFITING: YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit

EVENT: YMCA Camp Nissokone

EVENT DATE: May 15, 2016

THE STORY:

YMCA Camp Nissokone has served our community for 102 years. Over the past three years our Teen Leadership program has grown rapidly; nearly tripling in size. We’ve grown so quickly that we no longer have a functional, usable space for this transformational program.  Unfortunately, at this very moment Camp Nissokone’s largest single room sits empty- unfinished and unusable. With your help, we can change that.

Right now, Camp Nissokone needs your help.

A grant to renovate the Theatre has been selected for award from over 120 grant applications. The Theatre, the single largest building on camp, is so desperately in need of renovation that the lower level is unusable- even for storage.  The primary challenge we need to address to make this space usable is adding proper ventilation and storm water drainage systems. Our vision for this lower level will serve as an area for planning trips, teaching leadership and debriefing for our Teen Leadership Programs. With funding, this wonderful lakeside space will also be fully furnished to double as a comfortable gathering area for families and overnight groups to to engage in conversation, strengthening relationships. Beyond its use as an indoor meeting space, the plans include renovation to the existing outdoor covered area immediately outside of the theatre basement, turning it into a conversation and fellowship area, with bistro style seating allowing campers to enjoy the picturesque lakeside setting and to appreciate the surrounding beauty.

Again, Nissokone HAS BEEN selected to receive this grant to complete this renovation... under two conditions: 1) we need to match the funding of $20,000 and 2) the renovation must be completed this calendar year.

Will you consider contributing to make this renovation possible? Your gift will be doubled by the matched grant funding we’ve been awarded.  Without your help, this opportunity goes to waste. Our first grant report is due May 15, so we have less than five weeks to reach our goal. Help us make the magic of camp possible for thousands of children and families each year by donating today.


Contact Ryan Mertz if you have questions or thoughts at rmertz@ymcadetroit.org. You can also email him to donate materials, your time as a volunteer at our groundbreaking, or to register as a Nissokone Alumni.

$40,018

MONEY RAISED
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  • YMCA of the USA’s Strategic Initiatives Fund

    $20,000

  • Pam Cole

    $50

  • Steenie Casadei

    $25

  • (Drama) Steve Neumann, Sunset Theatre Company

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Jeremy Shaba

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $30

  • Kristen Guppy Cady

    $50

  • Stacy Jaffe

    $20

  • Denny

    $50

  • Kevin VanHouten

    $100

  • Logan and Katie Hill

    $100

  • Marchien

    $25

  • Corentin JOYEUX

    $50

  • Vicki and Natalie Hopcroft

    $100

  • Danielle and Michaela Bell

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Jim and Jill Cantrell

    $25

  • JANET AND TED CURRIER

    $2,000

  • Shelby Harris

    $50

  • Gina Tress

    $40

  • THOMAS-GILBERT-REINHART FAMILY

    $100

  • David, Lily & Greta Kohls

    $100

  • Compliance Resources & Technologies Inc

    $1,000

  • Bruce, Terri & Alexis Miller

    $1,500

  • Jamie Kaplan

    $100

  • John "Willie" Wank

    $100

  • Pam Cole

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Jerry Shaba

    $101

  • Lee Wilbanks

    $100

  • Emily Brandt

     

  • Sara Appelbaum

    $25

  • Paula Dreeszen

    $50

  • The Bailey Family

    $100

  • Rhonda Rathgeber

     

  • Chris Oniciu

    $25

  • Julie, Tim, Timmy, Lucy and Penny

    $500

  • Don Leske

    $100

  • Kelly Novak

    $150

  • Richard Bassett

    $50

  • Lee & Mary Mertz

    $40

  • Chris Brewer

    $100

  • Craig Forhan & Family

    $1,000

  • Jerry & Jen Lee

    $100

  • Bill Bennett

    $165

  • Paul Duning

    $100

  • Virginia & Robert Baxley

    $50

  • Liz Barrett

    $50

  • Alex Porambo

    $50

  • Dawn M. Schluter

    $250

  • Carl and Janet Schluter

    $50

  • Anonymous

     

  • Winnie Ip

    $100

  • Jon Pinter and Margaret Coffman

     

  • Elizabeth Dell & Mark Waddle

    $25

  • Sarah Reed

    $30

  • Diego Rodriguez's Clan

    $250

  • Gilbert's Drug Store

    $50

  • Joan Wight

    $50

  • Jon Carter

    $200

  • James & Diana Weyand

    $100

  • Melissa Prohaska

    $25

  • Mike and Theresa ODell

    $50

  • Anonymous

     

  • Dina Simko Howe

    $50

  • Mike Aldini

    $20

  • Mark &Tracie; Harmon

    $100

  • Fred Elias

     

  • Mary Ellen Sample

    $25

  • Grace Nigg

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $110

  • Mark and Heather

    $63

  • Anonymous

     

  • The Touami's

    $50

  • Jamie Kaplan

    $100

  • Jan Rich

     

  • Bessie Boynton Porter

    $50

  • Rachel Leider

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $200

  • Angela Salerio

    $100

  • Angela Salerio

    $50

  • Angela Salerio

    $160

  • Clark Kirkman

    $50

  • Keoleian Massimilla & Ignasiak, PLC CPA's

    $100

  • Iosco County Community Foundation

    $2,500

  • Miller Canfield Paddock & Stone

    $1,500

  • Jean Forhan

    $1,000

  • Gary & Christy Forhan

    $1,000

  • Dave Odendahl

     

  • Boeing Match

     

  • Northeastern Window & Door

    $200

  • Jim Beckstrom

    $100

  • Offline Cash Donation

    $600

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100% Raised of $40,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $40,018 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit

Amount Raised

$20,175

 

50% Raised of $40,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Ryan Mertz

Amount Raised

$18,000

 

150% Raised of $12,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jeremy Shaba

Amount Raised

$800

 

100% Raised of $800 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Eva Kirkman

Amount Raised

$380

Fundraiser Title

Laini Wargo

Amount Raised

$300

 

60% Raised of $500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Henry Weyand

Amount Raised

$173

 

17% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Kristen Guppy Cady

Amount Raised

$50

 

20% Raised of $250 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Shelby Harris

Amount Raised

$50

Donor Comments

Offline Cash Donation

Offline Cash Donation

DONATION: $600

2 years ago

Jim Beckstrom

Jim Beckstrom

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Northeastern Window & Door

Northeastern Window & Door

DONATION: $200

2 years ago

Dave Odendahl

Dave Odendahl

2 years ago

Boeing Match

Boeing Match

2 years ago

Iosco County Community Foundation

Iosco County Community Foundation

DONATION: $2,500

2 years ago

Gary & Christy Forhan

Gary & Christy Forhan

DONATION: $1,000

2 years ago

Jean Forhan

Jean Forhan

DONATION: $1,000

2 years ago

Miller Canfield Paddock & Stone

Miller Canfield Paddock & Stone

DONATION: $1,500

2 years ago

Keoleian Massimilla & Ignasiak, PLC CPA's

Keoleian Massimilla & Ignasiak, PLC CPA's

DONATION: $100

2 years ago