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Donate today!

Your contribution will help improve the lives of children in the Eastern Upper Peninsula and Algoma region by providing a fun and interactive learning environment in our local community. Donations are tax-deductible*!

You can donate securely through PayPal using either a credit card or PayPal account:

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or you can mail checks to:

Soo Locks Children’s Museum
P.O. Box 841
Sault Ste. Marie, MI  49783

or you can donate through the Chippewa County Community Foundation:

Go to https://www.chippewacountycommunityfoundation.org/donate/ and in the donate form, select “All funds A-Z” and scroll down in the list and select Soo Locks Children’s Museum

or you can donate through our Facebook page.

Choose from red or navy Soo Locks Children's Museum Supporter mask when you donate $50 or more.

If you donate $50 or more, you’ll receive a custom-printed supporter mask as a thank you!

The bar below shows goal for fundraising and grant funding progress over the next several months. Reaching the goal will enable the SLCM to purchase permanent exhibits and make renovations in preparation for their installation, continue to lease space in a prime downtown location, and hire an executive director. The progress bar will be updated monthly. Every donation, no matter the size, counts!

$40,000              One year’s lease and utilities

$110,000              Primary personnel costs (+ above items)

$350,000             Remodeling & remaining personnel costs  (+ above items)

$1,600,000             Exhibit costs (+ above items)

Note: The feasibility study and 501(c)(3) status were both completed using previous generous donations.

Are you interested in making a larger donation personally or on behalf of your company or organization?

If so, please contact our Board president, Dr. Raquel Fernandez-Earns at raquele@slcmkids.org. Information on donor levels is included in our Donor Level Table.

We greatly appreciate your financial support. You can also volunteer here, like us on Facebook, and generally help spread the word.

Interested in viewing the progress? Please click on news or follow us on Facebook.

*The Soo Locks Children’s Museum is a registered 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax-deductible to the extent stated in present IRS tax laws and regulations.