A successful match + a successful spaghetti dinner next Thursday = moving the depot!
Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 6:38PM
SNDC Admin in Event, News, auction, match

The $10,000 challenge match has been met! Save the Northfield Depot is very grateful for the support and generosity of the many donors and Dante Stephensen, the Carleton alum and train enthusiast from Atlanta who offered the challenge match.

This successful match, when combined with a potentially successful upcoming fundraising event sponsored by the Northfield Eagles, will bring the project very close to assuring a fall move of the depot.

The Eagles fundraiser spaghetti dinner and silent auction will be held at the Northfield Eagles Club (304 Water Street) on Thursday, April 30, from 5-8 p.m. All proceeds will go to Save the Northfield Depot. Supporters of this fundraising event can:

The challenge match has pushed the total raised to $218,000 and reduced the funding gap to only $10,000 before the depot can be moved—anticipated for this fall. Save the Northfield Depot is making plans to move given this successful match and the prospects for the Eagles fundraiser.

While the total depot move and repair budget is $293,550, the depot can be moved when funds reach $228,550 which will cover the depot repair, new foundation with basement, landscaping, and the move. An additional $65,000 will be needed for interior renovation; those repairs can only be completed once the depot is on the new site.

Article originally appeared on Save the Northfield Depot (http://www.northfielddepot.org/).
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