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The Brunel Museum COVID-19 Crisis Appeal

The Brunel Museum COVID-19 Crisis Appeal

Why we need your help

The Brunel Museum Covid-19 Crisis Appeal

Dear Supporter,

The doors to our Museum, housed in Brunel's Engine House and the adjoining Brunel's Thames Tunnel Shaft in Rotherhithe, had to close last March but we are very pleased to announce that the Museum has now re-opened, with all the requisite COVID19 Government guidance in place so we can welcome our visitors safely. 

When our doors closed, vital income stopped overnight. The Museum is run by an independent charitable trust and receives no public funding so every donation will make a difference given that we have monthly running costs, including staff, of around £10,000.

We were fortunate to receive a grant from the Emergency Heritage Fund (NLHF) last June which, alongside our Virgin Moneygiving campaign has assured our survival for the timebeing. However, even though we have reopened the Museum, our income streams have not yet fully recovered. We have made further grant applications to help us gradually rebuild our programmes and achieve longer term sustainability, in some cases, slightly differently. We await the results of these applications in September.

In the meantime, we need on-going help towards our running costs for this incredibly important historic site, which needs regular care and attention whether closed or not. If you are particularly interested in helping one of our learning programmes, which serve our local community and are not commercially based please contact our Director, Dr Cathy Putz or our Learning & Volunteer Manager, Clara Pereira (020 7231 3840; hello@thebrunelmuseum.com). A donation of £50 supports equipment and materials for a whole day session and a donation of £500 will cover our costs in full.

For news of any changes keep an eye on our website: thebrunelmuseum.com.

Thank you very much to all our supporters and keep spreading the word.


5,122.13

raised towards 10,000.00 target

5122.13
10000.00

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Supporters

Sep 29, 2020

Allan Lindner

Your museum and the Brunel boat tour were the highlight of my trip to the UK. Thanks.

20.00

Sep 23, 2020

Paulh

20.00
(plus 5.00 giftaid)

Sep 18, 2020

Anonymous

10.00
(plus 2.50 giftaid)

Sep 13, 2020

Paul M

50.00
(plus 12.50 giftaid)

Sep 11, 2020

Judith

50.00
(plus 12.50 giftaid)

Sep 10, 2020

Anonymous

10.00
(plus 2.50 giftaid)

Sep 02, 2020

Kiki Steegstra

30.00
(plus 7.50 giftaid)

Jul 20, 2020

Anonymous

50.00
(plus 12.50 giftaid)

Jul 18, 2020

Kate Moores

30.00
(plus 7.50 giftaid)

Jul 05, 2020

Ross Stewart

50.00
(plus 12.50 giftaid)

51

Total raised so far

5,122.13

Total plus Gift Aid 5,527.25

Direct donations

3,406.13

Raised offline 1,716.00

Fundraising pages

0.00

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