Gwen Marston's Quilt to support Village Camp Scholarship Fund

Thanks to Peaks Donations – 6 Teen Girls received full and partial scholarships to attend Carpentry and Healthy Living Camp

Camp Earth Connection was able to award 6 girls full and partial scholarships to attend Carpentry & Healthy Living Camp thanks to all of your donations!   We are still hoping to receive enough donations to send 6 more children to Village Camp in August.

With only 13 days left for this fundraiser, I hope you will help spread the word to anyone you think might be interested in making a donation large or small.

With much gratitude,

Susan Rausch

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Gratitude for a super start!

It is really exciting and inspiring to have folks supporting “A Quilt of Dreams.”   My passion and life journey has been to strive for equity for all people.  By equity – I mean – I would like to see every child and every person be able to have the freedom to explore our natural world and make connections to it and each other.  This is not always been possible due to economic inequities, racial discrimination and other institutionalized factors that take away opportunities of choice and safety for entire groups of people.

Thank you for helping to reduce the financial inequities that determine who can and who can not participate.  And thank you for allowing me the ability to focus on providing an inclusive and and culturally competent staff for our programs so that participants can feel safe and we can all make more connections.

With Peace and Gratitude

Susan Rausch,

Director of Programs at Camp Earth Connection

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$3,705 raised
$5000 goal

Camp Earth Connection, Hammond Hill Rd. Freeville,NY 13068
4 Champions
62 Contributions
Campaign Complete.

Donations and Gifts

Funds raised over 5,000 dollars will provide additional requested scholarships or assist with the compost toilet project.  Every dollars counts! Suggestions for donations and gifts for our supporters:

$5 -24 – Receive a Photo Update of CEC through our monthly mailing list or an e-mail.

$25 or moreEveryone who makes a donation of 25 dollars or more will have their name added to our “Quilt List.”  We will randomly select a name from the list on July 31st and that person will be mailed the Gwen’s gift of her Quilt.

$100 -249- receive a 10 % Family Discount   on all 2015 Camp Earth Connection programs that you register for. And you will be added to the “Quilt List” twice! Doubling your chance of being selected.

$250 or more – Your family will be invited to the Free Family and Friends Camping Weekend at our Campground on October 16-18 2015.  This is a weekend to honor all of our family members and friends who have donated their time and/or financial support to make our CEC’s programs possible.  And you will on the “Quilt List” 3 times!

$500-999- The first two contributors will be offered a plaque acknowledging one of the compost toilets as a gift in their name or in honor of the person they choose.   You will also be invited to the Free Family and Friends Camping Weekend ; And you will be on the “Quilt List” 4 times!

Super Donors of 1000$ or more – For those of you who are feeling super generous and are able to give a larger gift, any donation of 1,000 dollars or more will receive: A cabin camping weekend on a date of your choice (which must be reserved in advance) at Camp Earth Connection, hosted by the Director with a guided tour of our facility and the trails of the surrounding Hammond Hill State Forest.  In addition you will be on the “Quilt List” 5 times!

Although these contributions are not tax-deductible – it is possible to make a tax deductible donation to our Village Camp Scholarship Fund – please read the instructions below regarding tax deductible donations:

Donations to Camp Earth Connection

You may make your donation through the Paypal Links provided or if you prefer you may send a check or money order made payable to “Camp Earth Connection” and mail to:

Camp Earth Connection, 63 Hammond Hill Rd., Freeville, NY 13068

Please note Paypal donations are subject to fees from paypal which are deducted from your donation.

Tax Deductible Donations

Tax  Deductible Donations must be a check or money order written to “Greater Ithaca Activities Center.”   In the memo area of the check please write “Village Camp Fund.”  Please note tax deductible donations can not be used for facility improvements.

Checks can be mailed to Camp Earth Connection, 63 Hammond Hill Rd., Freeville, NY 13068

All donations through the PEAKS campaign are subject to a fee to PEAKS which is a not for profit component of Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County.