matching challenge!

June 17, 2008

Elaine Hiel Matching Challenge Grant

 

Mo`olelo Performing Arts Company Board of Trustees member Elaine Hiel has announced a one-to-one fundraising matching challenge: for every dollar Mo`olelo can raise in individual donations between June 14 and September 21, 2008, she will donate another dollar up to $5,000!

 

Elaine made this challenge in the name of her late husband, Joe Hiel, whose stroke in 1981 rendered him aphasic. Aphasia is the same disability that the central character of Night Sky acquires and it is in Joe’s memory that we are producing the play. June 14, the day we launched the challenge, is Joe’s birthday, and September 21, the closing day of the challenge, is the closing performance of Night Sky. You can read more about Joe and Night Sky here: https://mooleloblog.wordpress.com/2008/04/03/in-the-wings-night-sky-for-joe/.  

 

You can help us meet this challenge by making a tax-deductible donation to Mo`olelo. You may donate online here: http://www.moolelo.net/support/i_want_to_help.html or you may donate over the phone by calling us at 619-342-7395, or you may donate by mail by sending a check made out to “Mo`olelo” to:

 

Mo`olelo Performing Arts Company

PO Box 710564

San Diego, CA 92171-0564.

 

We will mail you a donation receipt for your records and recognize your gift online and in our playbill. To read more about where the money goes at Mo`olelo, please visit our website: http://www.moolelo.net/support/where_does_money_go.html

 

Mahalo for your consideration!

 

Added 6/22/08: The San Diego Union Tribune included a news brief about this matching challenge in today’s ARTS section, page E2. You can read it here: http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20080622/news_1a22news.html

 

Added 9/22/08: The matching challenge has been met and Elaine presented Mo`olelo with her donation at the curtain call of the last performance of Night Sky. Mahalo to everyone who helped with this challenge!

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