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Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

Augusta Canal NHA, Inc’s. mission is to preserve, protect & interpret the canal's man-made & natural environments through historic preservation, interpretation, education, recreation, conservation, & economic development along the canal.  We offer students GA Dept. of Education Standards-based field trips (sci, social studies, & language arts) for all grades- serving approx. 9,000 students annually.  Our Cotton Room classroom is in need of a tech update.

www.augustacanal.com

Wishes
$373 - Miroir - SURGE SERIES Wireless Smart DLP Projector - Black
$499 - HP - Pavilion x360 2-in-1 14" Touch-Screen Laptop - Intel Core i3 - 8GB Memory - 500GB Hard Drive - Natural Silver, Ash Silver Vertical Brushed
$1,100 - LG - 70" Class - LED - UK6570PUB Series - 2160p - Smart - 4K UHD TV with HDR

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Augusta Westobou Festival

Westobou’s mission is to build community and inspire cultural change through engaging, creative and thought-provoking artistic experiences. Westobou accomplishes its mission through its annual 5-day Festival in the fall, which celebrates visual arts, music, dance, film and spoken word, as well as through Westobou Gallery, a contemporary gallery open year-round.

www.westobou.org  

Wishes
$260 Each/$520 Total -  iRobot Braava 380t Robot Mops for Westobou Gallery Cleaning 
$419 - Refrigerator Freezer for use at Westobou Gallery
$775 Each/1,550 Total - Two iRobot Roomba 980 Robot Vacuums for Westobou Gallery Cleaning. The Gallery contains 2,000+ square feet of wood floors that takes staff approximately 2 hours a week to clean.

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Augusta Youth Chorale

The Augusta Youth Chorale is an auditioned choir for teens (ages 13-19) in the greater Augusta area of Georgia and South Carolina.

Organized as a non-profit 501 (c)(3) in 2009, the AYC is beginning their tenth season. Honored as the featured choir for the 2012 Nation’s Capital Festival of Youth Choirs at the National Cathedral, the AYC is proud to represent our region in local performances and an annual tour.

www.augustayouthchorale.org

Wishes
$750 - Fifty T-shirts for Performers
$880 - Forty Choral Folders

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Dance Augusta d.b.a. Colton Ballet Company of Augusta

Colton Ballet Company is the dynamic vision of Ron and Zanne Colton, Bon Ellis and a host of devoted volunteers and parents. Annually, it produces The Nutcracker and a Spring Repertory, and provides educational outreach services to children throughout the CSRA. In-school demonstrations, A Nutcracker Tea Party, and The Nutcracker outreach program, held at the Imperial Theatre, increases awareness of the arts and dance in our community.

www.coltonballetcompany.org

Wishes
$50 - Help us Build a New Angel Costume
$75 - Help us Design and Build a New Snow Costume
$100 - Help us Build a New Set

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Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art

Founded in 1937, the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art is Augusta's only independent nonprofit visual arts school and contemporary art gallery. Our mission is to provide opportunities for visual arts education and to develop visual arts awareness and appreciation throughout the greater Augusta community. We achieve this through year-round contemporary exhibitions, professionally taught studio art classes, and outreach to disadvantaged youth.

www.ghia.org

Wishes
$152 - Crayola Watercolor Pencils, Class Pack of 240, Crayola Watercolor Pan Sets, Class Pack of 24 Sets 
$999 - 13" MacBook Air
$1,349 - Brent C Pottery Wheel

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Greater Augusta Arts Council

The Greater August Arts Council runs the Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival. Arts in the Heart is one of the city’s most beloved festivals. Entering its 39th year, it is 2.5 days of glorious, outdoor, arts entertainment, showcasing local and regional performers on 5 stages packed with music, dance and spoken word, fine arts and crafts from local and national artists, food from Augusta’s international cultural organizations, and fabulous family fun. Every year, third weekend in September.

www.augustaarts.com

Wishes
$200 - A Computer Monitor 
$2,013 - A 
Marley Floor, provide a safer stage surface on the dancer’s stage using a Marley Floor. Also available to lend out to dance companies.

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Historic Augusta, Inc.

Historic Augusta is dedicated to preserving historic sites and structures in Augusta and Richmond County, Georgia. We are a resource for information on historic sites and various programs that are tools for assisting and encouraging property owners to maintain and preserve their historically and architecturally significant places that give Augusta its distinctive character. We also operate the Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson as a house museum.

www.historicaugusta.org

Wishes
$500 - Sixty Scholarships, given for tours of the Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson & one additional historic site in Augusta, as well as a "primary source" exercise, all geared to current teaching standards
$1,000 - Paid Internship, allow us to offer a paid internship to a college student by underwriting a stipend.

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Morris Museum of Art

The mission of the Morris Museum of Art is to introduce the world to the visual culture of the South through art and ideas that inspire, educate, and engage all people. The museum presents up to twenty temporary, special exhibitions annually and an ambitious roster of public programs, school tours, concerts, lectures, film screenings, lunchtime presentations on art-related topics, artist talks, book signings, and programs for everyone, including its popular Southern Soul and Songs series. 

www.themorris.org

Wishes
$150 - Reproductions of Artwork From the Museum’s Collections for Outreach Activities
$300 - Projector for Outreach Programming
$700 Each/$1,400 Total - Two Laptop Computers for Outreach Programs in the Schools and the VA Medical Center

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Storyland Theatre

We present live Theatre performed by adults, (locally written, original plays/musicals) for CSRA children. Audiences are have socio-economically disadvantaged students who wouldn't attend without school. We give discounts, help with bus costs.  Free to Ft. Gordon Military Families. We offer teachers GA/SC State Standards/Storyland Lesson Plan ideas.  Introducing Storyland to a child teaches love of Theatre, encouraging attendance and Arts participation. Saturday Family Matinees.

www.storylandtheatre.org

Wishes
$156 - Two lavalier microphones
$336 Each/$1,008 Total - Wireless Bodypack Transmitters
$636 Each/$1,272 Total - Two Wireless Receivers

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The Augusta Players

The Augusta Players has served the counties surrounding Augusta since 1945. We are an award-winning non-profit theater and educational organization. Our mission is to contribute to the social capital of the community by developing the skills, community spirit, and artistic sensibilities of those who participate. Through programming for children, youth on the autism spectrum, mainstage productions and outreach, we exist to enrich the lives of our populace and the guests of the city we call home

www.augustaplayers.org

Wishes
$500 - Replacement Lighting Fixtures 
$800 - Replacment Furniture and Shelving
$1,200 - Relacement Tools and Aircompressor

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