Darlington Hits the News Again as Fundraising Thermometer Is Unveiled Outside Schoolhouse

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Campaign volunteers Irene Auleta, Pat McGlade, and Bob Ross, along with TC staff members Don Weise and Jennis Watson, unveiled the Bolger Challenge Thermometer outside the schoolhouse yesterday.

Outside the Darlington Schoolhouse yesterday, our campaign team volunteers gathered to unveil the Bolger Challenge Thermometer!  The new, eye-catching sign lets passersby know about the project and how much we still need to raise to reach our goal.  Currently, the Trail Conference has raised $855,000 of the $1 million needed to meet Bolger Foundation’s Nov. 1, all-or-nothing challenge deadline.  If we are successful, the Foundation will make a gift of $500,000, which will allow us start construction right away!

thermometerIn attendance was reporter Allison Pries from the Bergen Record; check out her article, Fundraising deadline looms for Mahwah’s historic Darlington Schoolhouse.

Jessica Mazzola of Mahwah Patch also covered the event; check out Darlington in Patch: Trail Conference Looks to Beat $1 Million Donation Deadline.

Help us meet the Bolger Challenge today!

About Trail Walker

Since 1920, the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference has partnered with parks to create, protect, and promote a network of more than 2,100 miles of public trails in the New York-New Jersey metropolitan region. The Trail Conference organizes volunteer service projects that keep these trails open, safe, and enjoyable for the public. We publish maps and books that guide public use of these trails. The Trail Conference is a volunteer-driven nonprofit organization with a membership of 10,000 individuals and 100 clubs with a combined membership of 100,000 active, outdoor-loving people.
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