Wheelchair lift to make our building accessible to all!

For: Throw Open the Doors to All Fund of the Nelson Church
Nelson, NH
Organizer: Nelson Congregational Church
Wheelchair lift to make our building accessible to all! (Throw Open the Doors to All Fund of the Nelson Church)
$1,780
of $25,000 goal
7% Complete
Raised by 12 donors

The Story

We plan to add a "lift" and safe stairwell to provide dignified and easy access for anyone with mobility issues who wants to enter the church for any reason.

Norman Barres has made a $20,000 challenge gift in memory of his wife Nancy Barres to encourage us to give generously. Please help us meet this goal and make Nelson Congregational Church accessible to all.

Fundraiser Updates

Posted on August 28, 2017

Posted on August 28, 2017

Since our last update, much has happened. Our honorary chair, Norm Barres, passed away at age 87 after a brief illness. It was his initial challenge gift that took this project from a wish to actuality, and we will be forever grateful. Gifts and pledges continue to come in, with an outpouring of generosity in memory of Norman and his wife, Nancy. We are so pleased to announce we just passed $150,000 this weekend! We've reduced the YouCaring goal to $25,000 to reflect just the remaining need. We are also close enough to our goal that the trustees are starting the scheduling process with the contractors. Thank you for helping.

Posted on August 4, 2017

Posted on August 4, 2017

It has been a busy and rewarding summer for this project! We have been actively fundraising with personal visits, letters, events, and this crowdfunding page. We're within 50K of our overall need of $175K. Thanks for being part of it!


Posted on June 16, 2017

Posted on June 16, 2017

Sunday we kick off our "Throw Open the Doors to All" Campaign. 9:30 worship, 10:30 party Come join us. 830 Nelson Road, Nelson NH 03457

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