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Touchstone CENTER FOR CRAFTS

Pioneering Craft Education for 50+ Years

ONLINE BENEFIT AUCTION

Touchstone: A Half-Century of Craft

Celebrating 50 years of Touchstone Center for Crafts

OCTOBER 9 - DECEMBER 31, 2022

Online bidding begins Sunday, Oct. 9 at 3:30 PM
Ends at 11:55 PM on December 31, 2022.

All proceeds from the auction to benefit Touchstone Center for Crafts.

Touchstone's 50th Anniversary Campaign

In honor of the first 50 years, Touchstone’s $1.5 Million Anniversary Campaign is a critical step toward its future. Every member of Touchstone’s community can make a difference through meaningful investments in the creative environment, sustainability, and local and regional impact.

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50th ANNIVERSARY CAMPAIGN PRIORITIES

CAMPUS RENEWAL & ENHANCEMENT - $1,000,000

Touchstone will complete and initiate campus upgrades to:

  • Increase user safety
  • Enhance current programming
  • Create capacity for future growth and development

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LOCAL AND REGIONAL IMPACT AND FUTURE OF THE FIELD- $250,000

Touchstone will:

  • Increase support for emerging artists
  • Lead in the local creative economy
  • Advance the national craft field

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SUSTAINABILITY - $250,000

Touchstone will:

  • Sustain current programs and operations
  • Make timely investments in facilities
  • Increase community engagement

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TOUCHSTONE LEGACY SOCIETY – JOIN TODAY!

Individuals who notify Touchstone about existing or newly created future gift intentions by December 31, 2022, will be recognized as founders of the Touchstone Legacy Society.

 

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50th ANNIVERSARY CAMPAIGN LEADERSHIP DONORS

VISIONARY

  • Anonymous Foundation
  • The Heinz Endowments

PIONEER

  • GO Laurel Highlands
  • Elizabeth and Jeffrey Lawrence
  • Nemacolin
  • Progress Resources, Inc.

LEADER

  • Beth and Barrie Athol
  • Anonymous Foundation
  • Mary Len Hajduk
  • Paul and Diane Kiproff
  • Eben and Laura Myers
  • Turkeyfoot Farms
  • EQT Foundation

ARTISAN

  • Kinard Family Foundation
  • Gerald and Joy Knepp
  • Anonymous Foundation
  • Anonymous Individual Donor
  • Dorothy Raizman
  • Somerset Trust Company

BENEFACTOR

  • Douglas Hoesch and Colleen Ramsay Hoesch
  • Mary Navarro
  • Opportunity Fund
  • Standard Ceramic Supply Company
  • Wagner Construction
  • Anonymous Individual Donor
  • LaQuatra Bonci Associates
  • Modern Homestead
  • National Road Heritage Corridor

This list will be updated monthly.

 

Mission Statement: Touchstone Center for Crafts is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance excellence in the arts and crafts by educating and encouraging individuals to develop technical skills, good design, and innovative expression.

Touchstone Center for Crafts condemns all acts of racism, discrimination, and senseless violence. We firmly believe that everyone has a right to dignity, respect, and equality without fear.  As an organization, we commit to listen and learn and to grow. We will continue to work to empower people to use art as a means of expression, a way to build community, and a powerful voice for change.

Touchstone Center for Crafts · 1049 Wharton Furnace Rd. · Farmington · PA 15437

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