The 2012 December Donation Dash
is a success!
You can make a tax deductible donation any time throughout the year to
support the productions at Redtwist Theatre. Every donation is
important. Take a look at some of the ways our supporters helped
Redtwist in 2012.
As of December 31, the thermometer burst past
the finish line to a grand total of $15,969--a resounding success for
our December Donation Dash.
A big thanks to
Barb & Eric, John, Liz & Patrick, Sam & Mary Lou, Kathy, Marla,
Tom & The Rubber Consortium, Neal & Denise, Smokey Mountain
Music, Carol & Kit, Susan, Robert & Debra, Dede, Stephanie, Alden &
Suzanne, Jenéne, Judith, Pat, Gwendolyn, Angela & Charles, Sam &
Marlene, Paul, Lynne, Michael & Mona, Cynthia, Cheryl, Sandra,
Timothy, David, Mark, and Donna.
Because of your year-end support we paid all our 2012 bills on time, and we were
able to pay a small stipend to our Artistic Director for the first time
ever. In addition, because of some of your designated donations, we were
able to purchase some much needed stage lighting, cleaning equipment,
and power tools.
Redtwist's proposed 2013 budget is
approximately $130,000 for the entire year. We
manage to do so much with so little.
We are excellent stewards of the
money you donate. For example:
- Our financial records have
been audited for 2008, 2009, and
2010 so you can be assured that
we are operating with approved
financial management procedures.
- Each show costs about $8,000
to $12,000 to produce. We
produce 5-6 shows a year. This
past year, our box office
revenue covered most of our
- Our rent & utilities alone
come to about $4,000 per month.
We rely on grants and donations
for general operating costs
(rent, utilities, supplies,
insurance) and to cover some
- Your designated donations in 2012 year allowed Redtwist to
create a new entrance to the theatre, view the action on stage from the
lobby, create a ticketing system, and enhance our lighting and sound
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|Creative Ways to Support Redtwist
- Designate us as a favorite charity in your company tournaments like Harr Chen. He's holding a winning check from his company.
- Transfer stock to Redtwist. Save yourself the capital gains tax,
get a full-value tax write-off, and let Redtwist cash in the stock for
the full value.
- In kind donations are truly valuable to Redtwist. Right now we
are in need of a vehicle donation. Our hauling and transportation vehicle
is on its last legs. If you have a working van or sports utility vehicle
that you would like to donate, we will handle all the paperwork details
and you will get a huge tax write-off. Email Michael directly, firstname.lastname@example.org or call for more information.
Theatre is a not-for-profit
are tax-deductible to the extent
allowable by law.
Make a tax deductible donation to
a principal role in making it all
companies match employee's gifts.
We wish to THANK all
our valued supporters
Please contact your personnel
office for details.
Call 773-728-7529 with any