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Collings Foundation

WWII Veteran, Battle of the Bulge survivor and good friend of the Collings Foundation, Dr. John McAuliffe has passed away. When we think of what is good, kind, thoughtful and hard working, we think of John. In his obituary his family wrote: "In lieu of flowers, as a tribute to John's goodness, his family suggests that you take someone you love to lunch or dinner and let them know that you love them." (that is just the way John was) In honor of John, we suggest you do that. ...

Beautiful snowy morning here at the Foundation. ...

Hi there everyone -
We just put up a bunch of gifts in our online store for the holidays. Some nice stocking stuffers and great variety of Cobi building block toys. Proceeds help the Collings Foundation. Good Health and Happiness To All!
www.collingsfoundation.org/shop/
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3 weeks ago

Collings Foundation

Hi there everyone -
Hunter here - I am in the process of putting together an article on all the wonderful volunteers who help with the Wings of Freedom tour and all CF activities. Looking for a a couple good photos to use. Do you have a favorite volunteer photo? Send it to me! email: hchaney@collingsfoundation.org
(just one please) Have a good weekend!
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American Heritage Museum Capital Campaign 2019

Since 1979, the Collings Foundation has led the way in the creation and operation of the nation’s most engaging living history events focused on aviation, military, and transportation history. Through nationwide programs like the Wings of Freedom Tour, the Vietnam Memorial Flight, and the annual local events at our Stow, Massachusetts headquarters, we have directly impacted millions of people.

The Collings Foundation is opening the new American Heritage Museum at the Collings Foundation campus in Stow, MA. Designed to world-class museum standards, the facility has on display over 85 of the most historically significant military vehicles and equipment from the Jacques M. Littlefield collection in an immersive and engaging environment that brings history alive for visitors. The 67,000 square foot facility is a major addition to our Stow, MA facility and the American Heritage Museum will host visitors from all over the world and be an educational facility that is open each week to school children, educators, researchers, and the general public.

Your Support is Needed!

Though the construction of the American Heritage Museum is complete, there is still a lot more to be done – and we need your help.

WWII European Theater Exhibits

The American Heritage Museum is designed to be different than other museums. While many museums focus on the major artifacts alone, the AHM focuses on the story of warfare as seen through the eyes of those who fought and the artifacts become the catalysts for discussion, education, and understanding. Through the hard work of our design and curatorial team, the immersive educational experience will be unique for all who visit.

Such an ambitious project comes at a cost – and your help is critical to our success!

The extensive research, design, production, and construction of the display environment requires time and capital to complete to transform the collection into the world-class vision of the American Heritage Museum. Your generosity provides us the ability to make each exhibit the most engaging and educational presentation possible.

How Can I Help?

The American Heritage Museum Capital Campaign is underway. As a 501c(3) non-profit educational foundation, every dollar donated to the Collings Foundation toward the AHM Capital Campaign is tax-deductible. You may make a one-time donation, or a monthly sustaining donation online at the link below:

To make a donation to the American Heritage Museum Capital Campaign, please visit the link here.


American Heritage Museum Founders Society

A variety of giving opportunities for both individuals and corporations are available to help fund the display build-out. Individuals may become members of our Founders Society to take their donation even further and receive permanent recognition, valuable benefits for experiences with the operating artifacts, and exclusive access once the museum is complete in 2018.

To become a member of the AHM Founders Society, please click here.


Naming Opportunities and Corporate Sponsorship

Corporations, foundations, or family trusts may wish to consider a naming opportunity for funding a gallery, exhibit, or theater – thus creating a lasting legacy to be seen by millions. There are a number of naming opportunities available

Just as our American citizens have stepped up to support our nation in wartime, we know that dedicated supporters like you will also step up to fulfill the need. Support our American Heritage and please donate today!

Contact Us for Information on All Opportunities

For more information on all giving opportunities, please contact Ryan Keough, Director of Donor Relations and Development at 978-562-9182 or rkeough@collingsfoundation.org. To give a donation online, please visit this link to the American Heritage Museum Capital Campaign.

Be part of our American Heritage – Give today!


Please mail checks to:

Collings Foundation
Attn: AHM Capital Fund
P.O. Box 248
Stow, MA 01775

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