♦Make CHECK to: “Imagination Library Fund ‑ LCMC NY” 220 Broad Street, Oneida, NY 13421. If you want, in the Memo Line specify your community.
♦OR Use the 12 DONATE BUTTONs below for your community’s Imagination Library Program.
(Secure BUTTONS sponsored by the CNY Community Foundation.)
The LCMC NY MODEL works through your PUBLIC LIBRARY to serve the area of that library’s SCHOOL DISTRICT.
Thus a donation to “Hamilton” is to ALL children in the Hamilton CSD; to “Cazenovia” is to ALL children in the Cazenovia CSD.
Of course, IT IS NOT FREE. Surprised?
It is FREE to the families, but it’s $30 per year per child to the local community.
The total cost to the Dollywood Foundation per child averages $125.00 per year for books, postage, administration.
The Dollywood Foundation REQUIRES annual LOCAL FUNDING of $30.00 per child.
Once local funds are committed, the DWF makes up the difference. A 5 to 1 match.
The program, administered by Literacy Coalition of Madison County NY, works through all public libraries and covers the whole county. GRANTS helped us start. Thank the Core FCU, Rotary International, Gorman Foundation, CNY Community Foundation & Konosioni Honor Society. Our most significant funding has come from families in the county, especially the Dorothy C. Lichtenberg-DeHart Memorial Fund. WE continue with support from local organizations and individual donations, all matched 5-1 by the Dollywood Foundation.
Questions? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org — call 315-655-9322 OR Email: email@example.com — call 315-363-3050
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